Montgomery County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 42,403 1,013 399 6,002 49,941
Percent of population (2012) 84.9% 2.0% 0.8% 12.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 45,163 20,795 80,726 29,515 42,109
Percent of families below poverty~ 11.6% 0.0% 0.0% 43.6% 15.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 780.7 1,303.1 408.7* 562.3 776.3
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 30.9% 83.3% 33.3%* 70.6% 32.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,910 9,702 591 5,507 6,722
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 431 4 6 122 572
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.6% s s 54.4% 70.0%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 65.8% s s 48.4% 62.1%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.4% s s 10.7% 10.4%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 0.0%* s 8.3% 7.0%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.0 s 0.0* 60.5 25.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 74.2 70.2 71.4 127.0 83.6
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 57.6 24.0 63.9 96.5 63.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 6.2* 0.0* 0.0* 2.7* 5.2*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.7 0.0* 0.0* 5.0* 9.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.8 0.0* 0.0* 16.0* 29.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 79.7 76.9 s 37.2 78.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.1 s s 10.8 15.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 278.6 s 0.0* 63.0* 270.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.1 21.1* 0.0* 25.0 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.7 s 0.0* 10.3* 12.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.1 166.1* 0.0* 55.4* 36.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 30.1 29.4* 0.0* 46.1 32.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 239.9 299.4* 0.0* 179.5 239.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 104.7 86.8 s 97.7 107.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.5 34.3* 0.0* 43.6* 27.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.0 22.5* s 27.7 27.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 165.0 271.6* 0.0* 136.0 165.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 37.3 s 0.0* 37.7 38.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.1 27.8* 0.0* 8.1* 23.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.0 39.6* 0.0* 43.4 32.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.6 0.0* 0.0* 18.6* 19.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.1 s 0.0* 19.3 16.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 212.8 417.4 152.2* 370.5 235.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.2* 0.0* 0.0* s 2.9*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 8.3 s 0.0* 6.5* 8.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 79.8 s s s 76.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 16.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 16.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 47.7 0.0* 0.0* 81.2* 49.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 15.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 40.8 0.0* 0.0* s 39.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 7.6* 0.0* 0.0* s 8.2*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 35.8* s 17.0 21.4
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.1 0.0* 0.0* 4.4* 12.2

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percent is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
~ Hispanics are not excluded from the Black and Asian/Pacific Islander categories. Pacific Islanders are not included in the Asian/Pacific Islander category