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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 302,572 47,255 37,123 82,617 470,467
Percent of Population (2011) 64.3% 10.0% 7.9% 17.6% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 77,914 43,857 65,245 58,355 70,813
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 5.4% 21.2% 10.4% 19.6% 9.3%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 663.4 766.8 295.8 628.7 655.5
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 38.6% 70.2% s 62.7% 43.4%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5,582 8,699 2,530 4,596 5,534
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 2,980 771 404 1,376 5,626
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 88.3% 73.3% 77.1% 77.4% 82.7%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 79.6% 62.8% 69.1% 68.6% 73.7%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.5% 16.6% 12.1% 12.3% 11.9%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.5% 12.9% 8.9% 7.2% 8.3%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 9.5 86.5 s 47.9 28.4
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 70.8 167.0 62.3 111.2 92.2
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 51.1 68.2 51.8 72.4 58.2
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 3.1 11.7 s 4.6 4.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4.5 6.2* s 3.6* 4.5
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.0 23.4 8.8* 14.7 23.8
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 79.8 70.6 26.3 51.8 76.5
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 14.6 14.3 1.9 7.3 12.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 222.2 82.2 69.3 110.7 201.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 13.4 50.7 4.4 31.9 19.6
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 11.4 51.2 3.7* 18.9 19.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 29.4 28.8 13.1 20.2 28.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 36.0 75.5 9.1 42.9 40.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 282.5 276.0 105.0 242.3 273.5
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 113.2 129.9 36.0 74.9 111.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.8 13.5 13.3 20.2 16.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 24.5 40.0 9.7 19.1 25.3
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 270.1 258.1 96.4 234.1 260.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 51.4 41.2 19.1 35.9 50.5
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 2.5 s s s 2.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.6 39.7 5.2 17.5 21.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 18.4 39.4 16.0 32.7 21.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 16.1 56.1 5.0 24.0 20.3
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 216.1 438.6 92.4 270.3 243.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.5 5.5 0.0* 3.3 2.5
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 2.9 17.3 s 4.8 4.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 75.5 61.3 30.3 48.1 69.6
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 18.9 18.8 10.5 15.4 18.2
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 26.7 27.2 s 20.0 25.1
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 0.8* s s s 1.7
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 40.7% 36.5% 48.3% 35.3% 40.2%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 68.5% 52.1% 62.0% 56.7% 66.3%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 64.3% 0.0%* s s 55.2%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 55.0 52.2 3.1 34.4 47.5
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5.9 s s 3.4* 5.0

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