Montgomery County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 42,543 982 429 5,843 49,916
Percent of Population (2011) 85.2% 2.0% 0.9% 11.7% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 44,488 40,476 0 32,500 41,990
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 10.9% 0.0% 0.0% 38.4% 13.9%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 775.5 1,048.0 s 518.1 767.1
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 31.1% s s s 32.7%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7,163 7,950 610 4,604 6,863
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 424 5 6 145 588
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 75.1% s s 49.4% 68.7%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 66.9% s s 43.8% 61.2%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 11.2% s s 10.0% 10.9%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.2% s s 7.8% 6.6%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 16.8 s 0.0* 66.2 26.0
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 73.6 56.6 s 158.2 86.1
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 56.8 31.3 s 125.3 66.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 7.1* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 9.8 0.0* 0.0* s 9.6
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 31.1 0.0* 0.0* s 29.1
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 85.4 83.5 s 47.3 84.5
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 13.1 s s 12.7 13.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 305.5 s 0.0* 94.5* 297.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.4 24.2* 0.0* 19.9 10.7
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 13.5 s 0.0* 10.9* 15.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 39.0 s 0.0* s 38.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 30.1 28.1* 0.0* 39.9 31.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 239.4 388.2* 0.0* 125.0 238.4
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 116.6 166.9 0.0* 95.1 118.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 28.3 s 0.0* s 29.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 30.6 s s 31.8 31.4
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 166.4 s 0.0* 79.6* 165.2
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 38.9 45.3* 0.0* 36.2 40.0
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 20.0 s 0.0* s 21.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 35.9 69.3 0.0* 43.1 37.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 23.4 0.0* 0.0* s 24.2
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 15.5 s 0.0* 14.6 15.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 224.2 377.5 s 410.9 245.8
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 4.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 6.7 0.0* 0.0* s 6.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 80.5 s s 0.0* 76.8
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 15.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.4
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 19.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.9
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 50.0% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 47.7%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 67.6% 0.0%* 0.0%* s 66.7%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* 0.0%* s s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.2 39.3* s 21.4 23.5
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.6 0.0* 0.0* s 11.7

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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