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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 256,911 37,553 10,090 69,166 374,872
Percent of Population (2011) 68.5% 10.0% 2.7% 18.5% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 71,361 57,073 102,736 61,272 69,240
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 6.4% 13.6% 0.0% 16.3% 8.5%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 721.6 770.7 214.4 448.4 703.9
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 40.7% 65.7% s 64.4% 44.3%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5,873 8,000 2,434 3,866 5,715
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 3,135 423 118 1,157 4,965
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 72.3% 58.5% 67.5% 61.7% 68.2%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 66.4% 45.8% 63.3% 52.3% 60.6%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 8.9% 13.4% 9.0% 11.9% 10.1%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.0% 11.7% 7.9% 7.6% 7.0%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 10.6 35.6 0.0* 38.5 20.3
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 85.5 94.4 63.9 104.9 92.3
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 67.0 51.6 54.7 75.2 68.2
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 4.1 16.6 s 7.5 6.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.4 7.5* s 6.2 8.3
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 29.8 27.8 s 20.6 28.4
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 69.6 50.1 15.6 37.3 65.5
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 11.1 9.0 s 4.4 9.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 230.5 117.2 41.1* 97.4 211.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.0 27.0 s 16.0 14.0
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 12.9 31.5 s 19.4 17.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 45.8 25.0 0.0* 13.7* 41.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 35.0 55.6 2.7* 27.7 36.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 189.9 219.6 59.8 91.6 185.4
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 120.4 158.2 30.9 87.3 123.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.2 38.7 s 29.3 28.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 25.8 32.7 7.0 19.0 26.3
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 143.0 162.3 59.8 68.2 139.1
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 51.5 58.2 15.2 41.6 52.8
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.8 13.6* 0.0* s 14.5
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 27.4 52.6 3.4* 25.0 29.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.2 21.6 0.0* 11.8* 14.2
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 14.6 32.5 s 16.6 16.1
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 218.7 405.3 79.3 240.0 236.3
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 2.3 s 0.0* 1.7* 2.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 5.2 12.1 s 4.0 5.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 75.6 59.4 s 42.3 70.9
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 15.1 13.6 s s 14.4
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 25.4 36.1 s s 25.3
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 3.3 s 0.0* s 3.4
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 47.2% 47.2% s 43.6% 46.7%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 55.3% 58.8% 54.6%* 55.2% 55.8%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 25.0%* s 0.0%* s 32.4%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 34.0 26.3 2.1* 10.5 27.8
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.5 s s 5.5* 7.3

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