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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 255,308 37,672 10,125 70,282 374,512
Percent of population (2012) 68.2% 10.1% 2.7% 18.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 71,050 55,222 95,515 60,823 68,329
Percent of families below poverty~ 7.0% 15.0% 5.2% 13.4% 8.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 711.5 735.2 180.4 495.2 693.4
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.7% 65.4% 75.0% 62.6% 43.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,856 7,761 2,168 3,990 5,678
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,088 398 126 1,102 4,853
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 73.6% 59.7% 70.1% 65.9% 70.4%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 67.1% 47.4% 64.6% 56.4% 62.5%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.5% 14.2% 9.5% 11.2% 9.8%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.0% 12.8% 7.9% 7.4% 7.1%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 10.1 28.3 0.0* 32.7 18.2
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 86.2 91.2 67.7 95.4 90.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 68.3 50.5 58.3 69.2 67.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.3 15.9 10.6* 7.6 6.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.4 6.5* 6.0* 6.9 7.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.6 30.7 6.0* 22.3 29.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.5 51.8 12.5 37.3 62.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.7 10.7 2.0* 5.6 10.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 221.8 108.7 26.3* 103.6 203.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 26.6 2.2* 13.8 13.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.0 27.1 s 14.8 14.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.8 21.5 4.2* 10.6* 40.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 33.3 49.5 4.6 23.5 33.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 183.2 208.3 54.1 108.4 178.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 109.5 142.1 27.8 74.4 111.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.1 30.8 11.0* 29.8 26.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.9 34.8 10.7 17.9 25.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 134.0 149.0 54.1 79.8 130.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 44.6 50.3 13.5 33.8 45.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 10.8* 0.0* 9.2* 14.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.4 47.6 4.1 20.1 27.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.4 25.3 0.0* 19.8 14.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 30.5 2.0* 15.8 15.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 211.6 394.5 82.3 218.9 229.0
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 5.2 13.8 s 4.6 5.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 70.4 52.2 s 39.7 65.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 15.8 20.6 0.0* 9.2* 15.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 47.5 49.9 s 45.4 46.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 28.0 43.2 s s 27.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 53.3 41.6 36.6* 34.7 50.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 2.8 0.0* 0.0* s 2.7
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 7.4 s 0.0* 12.1* 7.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.8 30.1 3.2* 10.9 30.1
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 3.0* 0.0* 5.2* 7.2

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