Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2014-2016

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 53,590 3,287 1,199 2,788 60,989
Percentage of population (2016) 87.9% 5.4% 2.0% 4.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 62,147 31,939 34,856 36,165 59,916
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 5.9% 24.7%* 18.3%* 25.8% 7.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 691.1 758.5 379.3 781.8 697.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.6% 60.6% 50.0%* 52.5% 38.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,946.4 8,405.6 1,939.8 8,403.0 6,267.1
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 401 25 18 42 508
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.9% 68.0% 69.2% 57.1% 73.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 83.2% 67.6% 68.6% 68.3% 80.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.7% 10.7%* 9.4%* 9.5% 8.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.4% 8.0%* 11.3%* 4.0%* 5.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 3.2* 13.5* 0.0* 42.3* 6.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.8 76.3 63.2 93.6 67.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 49.1 43.4 59.8 80.3 53.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.2* 13.3* 0.0* 7.9* 5.2*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.5 9.3* 27.3* 74.7* 14.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.6 30.7* 27.3* 90.1* 31.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 54.4 47.3 s 54.4 57.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.2 7.0* s s 7.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 153.3 79.8* 0.0* s 157.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.5 18.4* 0.0* 11.8* 17.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.4 13.4 0.0* 11.8* 9.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 7.0 23.4* 0.0* s 9.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.7 46.1* 0.0* 23.9* 40.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 29.7 46.0 0.0* 20.5 31.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 183.3 172.6 74.3* 115.2* 180.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 70.1 107.4 16.7* 59.0 73.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.0 21.0* 53.5* 52.8* 30.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 18.1 33.6 0.0* 15.0* 19.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 132.5 105.1* 22.7* 88.8* 130.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.8 26.6 s 25.8 21.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 0.0* 0.0* 26.4* 16.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 18.1 49.1 0.0* 22.1 19.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.7 8.3* 0.0* 0.0* 11.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.4 25.4 0.0* 20.2 11.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 150.1 346.2 39.5 214.7 166.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 3.9* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.1*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 4.7 14.7 0.0* s 5.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 80.2 s s s 79.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 17.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 16.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 42.4 s 0.0* s 40.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 16.7 0.0* s s 18.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 47.9 s 0.0* s 51.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 9.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 9.5
Key
Symbol Meaning
* The rate or percentage is unstable. See the "About" page
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
^ APNCU: Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index