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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 59,028 1,948 335 1,489 62,934
Percent of population (2012) 93.8% 3.1% 0.5% 2.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,106 66,429 0 21,835 50,958
Percent of families below poverty~ 9.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 773.6 730.9 649.9* 381.8* 769.5
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 40.0% 93.3% 83.3%* 50.0%* 40.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,065 5,768 10,907 1,031 6,885
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 605 1 3 14 626
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 63.5% s s s 63.2%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 60.0% s s s 59.6%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.6% s 0.0%* s 11.7%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.4% s 0.0%* s 8.5%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 15.9 0.0* 0.0* s 15.6
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 71.8 20.2* 35.8 88.5 72.1
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 58.9 12.1* 28.7* 65.2 58.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.6 10.1* 0.0* 0.0* 12.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.7 10.1* 92.2* 0.0* 32.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.7 55.7 s 31.3* 71.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 14.0 s s 13.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 196.7 s s s 212.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 11.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 60.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 60.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 35.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 37.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 160.5 301.5* 274.1* 0.0* 161.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 81.0 41.0 s 32.5* 88.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 35.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 22.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 107.5 274.5* 100.3* 0.0* 108.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 28.5* s s 30.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.6
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 23.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.5 0.0* 173.8* 26.6* 19.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 12.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 193.5 104.5 122.5* 147.3 207.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 94.0 s 0.0* s 95.8
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.6 0.0* 0.0* s 14.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 39.9 0.0* 0.0* s 39.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 39.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 40.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 12.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 11.3* s s 14.0
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.1 10.1* 0.0* 0.0* 15.6

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