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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 252,011 39,192 10,656 73,074 376,099
Percentage of population (2014) 67.0% 10.4% 2.8% 19.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 74,448 59,889 92,813 61,521 70,794
Percentage of families below poverty~ 7.4% 16.0% 4.8% 13.5% 9.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 700.4 686.9 286.5 516.3 678.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.3% 63.3% 55.0% 57.7% 42.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,854 6,388 1,895 3,927 5,468
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,086 352 130 1,057 4,775
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.8% 61.9% 67.8% 71.6% 72.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 68.6% 52.4% 59.1% 64.6% 65.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.2% 17.8% 6.9% 11.6% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.0% 16.1% 7.2% 7.2% 7.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.7 21.3 0.0* 28.4 14.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 87.2 82.7 66.9 87.8 89.4
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 70.4 44.4 58.2 64.3 67.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.8 8.5* 2.6* 7.3 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.4 7.9* 2.6* 8.2 7.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.0 23.9 9.3* 25.4 31.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 57.5 42.1 13.4 35.1 60.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 8.9 s 5.3 10.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 192.6 79.3 36.8 97.2 195.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.6 21.7 2.0* 10.4 12.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.3 18.4 s 9.2 10.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.2 23.0 10.2* 16.8 36.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.4 35.8 4.4 17.1 30.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 180.1 189.9 69.9 122.1 175.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 89.6 97.3 29.7 51.5 100.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.0 44.0 9.6* 27.0 30.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 33.2 8.0 16.4 25.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 126.8 138.3 50.0* 97.3 124.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.8 26.9 11.1 19.1 35.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 17.3 6.7* 8.6* 15.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.5 37.1 9.0 15.0 27.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.4 26.7 6.7* 18.5 16.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 23.4 4.6* 10.9 14.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 175.4 304.5 70.5 163.4 209.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.5 s 0.0* s 2.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.0 11.8 s 3.7 6.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 75.0 53.1 26.5* 31.5 68.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 15.3 15.6 s 15.3 15.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 43.7 34.3 23.5* 31.2 41.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 23.5 30.8 0.0* 12.4* 22.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 48.2 68.7 38.8* 36.4 47.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 2.7 0.0* 0.0* s 2.3
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.5 s 0.0* 8.8* 7.6
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 33.0 24.2 3.6 12.7 32.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.3 2.7* 3.7* 7.0 7.7

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