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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 58,233 2,042 377 1,578 62,372
Percentage of population (2014) 93.4% 3.3% 0.6% 2.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,960 12,273 47,083 32,083 51,494
Percentage of families below poverty~ 9.1% 74.7% 0.0% 41.5% 9.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 731.1 312.2* 150.1* 672.7 724.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 38.3% 77.8%* 100.0%* 72.7%* 38.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,377 3,737 96 6,582 6,245
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 577 2 5 14 605
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 68.0% s s 42.9% 66.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 60.7% s s 39.0% 60.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.6% s s 16.3%* 11.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.2% s s 2.3%* 7.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 16.5 s s s 16.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 70.7 27.5* 53.3 70.6 71.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 57.7 17.2* 50.0 64.6 58.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.6* s s 46.5* 5.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.5 0.0* 0.0* 26.2* 28.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 56.4 67.2 s 60.8 62.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.7 s 0.0* s 11.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 160.3 s s s 170.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 s 0.0* s 8.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.7 0.0* 0.0* s 7.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 50.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 49.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.1 18.6* s s 31.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 159.9 81.8* 0.0* 0.0* 158.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 69.2 64.2 159.6 66.9 75.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 29.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.6 s 0.0* s 21.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 103.7 40.2* 0.0* 0.0* 102.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 14.1* s 24.9* 25.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 s s s 21.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 0.0* 150.1* 49.7* 22.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.8 s 0.0* s 12.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 174.6 113.4 124.2* 143.1 184.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.8 0.0* 0.0* s 4.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 81.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 80.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 16.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 35.4 s 0.0* s 35.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 17.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 17.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 31.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 31.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.7* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.5*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.7 7.7* 0.0* s 14.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 9.9* 0.0* 13.8* 14.2

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