Jefferson County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 99,329 7,903 2,425 8,705 119,103
Percentage of population (2014) 83.4% 6.6% 2.0% 7.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 49,549 49,364 62,266 37,745 48,613
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.7% 11.5% 20.2% 13.8% 11.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 751.6 303.7 204.2* 676.8 741.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 43.5% 93.1% 100.0%* 74.1% 44.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,764 5,119 2,061 3,478 6,390
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,660 146 70 242 2,188
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 75.8% 73.5% 70.7% 75.3% 75.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 73.8% 67.1% 65.7% 69.7% 72.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.7% 14.0% 9.1% 7.7% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 10.1% 5.7% 5.8% 6.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.3 9.7* 0.0* 6.7* 13.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 99.5 104.5 112.7 130.1 105.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 86.1 90.6 107.1 122.2 92.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 7.2 16.0* 0.0* 8.3* 7.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.1 22.0* 22.4* 33.3* 35.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 45.4 17.8 s 16.2 46.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 4.0 s 5.8* 10.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 157.6 0.0* s s 160.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 10.1 s 1.8* 6.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.2 12.6* 0.0* 7.0* 10.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.2 0.0* 0.0* 59.0* 47.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.8 13.0 s 3.8* 28.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 193.2 112.2* 0.0* 246.2* 191.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 89.8 43.7 63.2 47.5 91.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 43.0 14.6* 32.4* 0.0* 42.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.9 15.6 s 17.0* 21.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 141.8 31.8* 0.0* 246.2* 140.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 34.9 9.0* 35.9* 17.2* 35.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 s s s 21.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.5 11.5 s 15.9* 15.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 205.8 134.4 63.8 181.4 210.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.6 s 0.0* s 2.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.8 7.5 0.0* s 6.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 83.2 s s s 82.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 12.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 47.7 s s s 48.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 23.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 22.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 37.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 35.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 5.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.1*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 4.7* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.3*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 6.7 s 6.0 13.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.9 12.5* 14.8* 4.5* 15.3

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percentage is unstable
s Data are suppressed. The data do not meet the criteria for confidentiality
~ White non-Hispanic, Black (including Hispanic), Asian (including Hispanic, excluding Pacific Islanders), and Hispanic
NA Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability or data quality, or data not available