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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 41,810 1,149 425 6,267 49,779
Percentage of population (2014) 84.0% 2.3% 0.9% 12.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 46,307 22,321 33,214 31,908 44,167
Percentage of families below poverty~ 11.3% 27.9% 19.3% 38.1% 14.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 806.7 979.6 172.3* 662.4 802.3
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.7% 76.5% 0.0%* 66.2% 35.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,527 8,457 0 6,055 7,278
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 475 8 4 92 592
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 68.4% s s 71.0% 68.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 63.7% s s 58.4% 62.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.5% s s 12.7% 10.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.3% s s 7.6% 6.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 14.6 26.3* s 48.5 21.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 82.7 73.2 59.8 92.7 86.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 64.9 33.0 55.6 68.9 65.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.9* s s 3.6* 4.5*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 0.0* 0.0* 14.2* 12.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.8 26.2* 0.0* 24.7* 36.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 69.5 42.4 0.0* 36.9 73.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 22.3* 0.0* 8.6 15.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 237.4 s 0.0* 81.9* 248.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.4 29.4* 0.0* 24.5 9.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.4 s 0.0* 10.2* 10.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 58.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 55.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.8 36.7 0.0* 46.8 31.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 237.6 162.9* 0.0* 182.4 235.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 91.6 52.4 s 88.0 99.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.1 149.3* 0.0* 7.1* 26.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 s s 19.3 22.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 164.4 162.9* 0.0* 138.5 164.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 32.4 s 0.0* 24.0 35.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.5 0.0* 0.0* 22.4* 23.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.1 s s 34.3 32.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.7 0.0* 0.0* 89.0* 22.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 31.7* s 25.3 14.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 188.5 390.7 107.4 327.4 222.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.9* 0.0* 0.0* s 5.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.3 32.9* 0.0* 12.9 7.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 90.6 s s 53.5* 88.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 16.4 0.0* 0.0* s 17.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 46.0 0.0* 0.0* 62.9* 46.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 15.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 39.3 0.0* 0.0* s 39.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.4* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.7*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 45.7 0.0* 9.8 23.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.1

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