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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 95,103 7,811 2,261 8,166 114,006
Percentage of population (2016) 83.4% 6.9% 2.0% 7.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 50,926 49,197 45,176 43,359 49,911
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 9.5% 13.8% 40.3%* 14.5% 10.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 764.0 397.8 49.0* 788.8 751.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 44.0% 93.8% 100.0%* 64.3% 45.0%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,605.1 5,691.4 2,580.7 4,065.9 6,297.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,529 137 63 220 2,019
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.0% 76.9% 77.1% 76.6% 79.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 81.3% 78.5% 74.3% 73.8% 79.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.0% 10.7% 6.4% 7.6% 8.1%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.5% 10.5% 3.2%* 6.8% 6.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.6 13.1* 10.2* 6.9* 12.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 98.1 98.8 74.9 120.1 103.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 84.2 81.2 100.6 112.8 89.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.7 14.6* 0.0* 4.6* 5.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 2.4* 0.0* 7.1* 7.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.3 38.1* 8.3* 118.2* 42.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 45.4 17.8 s 16.2 46.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.5 4.0 s 5.8* 10.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 157.6 0.0* s s 160.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.8 4.7* 26.1* 4.5* 11.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 5.6 10.1 s 1.8* 6.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 9.2 12.6* 0.0* 7.0* 10.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.6 72.8* 0.0* 93.0* 44.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 27.8 13.0 s 3.8* 28.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 193.0 87.0* 0.0* 239.8* 191.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 89.8 43.7 63.2 47.5 91.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.2 13.6* 0.0* 77.5* 38.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.9 15.6 s 17.0* 21.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 138.2 68.6* 0.0* 224.4* 137.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 34.9 9.0* 35.9* 17.2* 35.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.3 s s s 21.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 19.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 15.5 11.5 s 15.9* 15.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 205.8 134.4 63.8 181.4 210.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 2.6 s 0.0* s 2.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 6.8 7.5 0.0* s 6.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 90.3 s s s 89.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 20.6 0.0* 0.0* s 20.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 49.0 s s s 51.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 20.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 18.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 38.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 36.6
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) 5.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.2*
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