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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 50,434 1,260 416 1,580 53,828
Percentage of population (2016) 93.7% 2.3% 0.8% 2.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 46,515 NA 58,250 NA 46,090
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 43.0%* 12.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 785.7 716.1 465.0* 523.9 781.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 43.4% 55.6% 0.0%* 63.6%* 43.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,169.5 7,629.2 0.0* 4,470.8 7,048.6
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 479 6 4 22 522
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.4% s s 71.4% 80.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 82.5% s s 76.3% 81.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.7% s s 12.5%* 9.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.5% s s 6.3%* 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.3 0.0* s 17.1* 17.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.9 42.5 45.1 83.7 69.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.1 29.9 45.1 67.1 55.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.6* s s 0.0* 5.7*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.0 65.8* 0.0* 0.0* 31.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 63.0 55.8 0.0* s 64.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 15.4 s 0.0* s 15.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 170.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 175.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 12.8 s 0.0* s 12.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 22.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 58.4 55.4* 0.0* 0.0* 57.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 42.1 39.5 0.0* s 42.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 213.2 250.8* 0.0* 236.2* 213.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 85.6 74.7 s 81.1 87.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 43.1* 0.0* 0.0* 29.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.4 49.8 0.0* s 21.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 153.0 205.2* 0.0* 236.2* 153.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 29.3 29.6* s s 30.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.6
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 24.7 s 0.0* s 25.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.6 71.0* 77.3* 0.0* 17.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 16.3 21.0* 0.0* 18.7* 17.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 202.2 239.8 63.4* 141.5 211.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 6.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 8.5 s 0.0* 21.8* 9.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 88.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 88.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 15.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 44.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 43.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 19.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 19.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 48.2 0.0* 0.0* s 48.2
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) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
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