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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 297,426 47,957 42,137 87,567 476,015
Percentage of population (2016) 62.5% 10.1% 8.9% 18.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 82,309 45,287 77,406 54,759 74,021
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 5.4% 24.6% 12.1% 21.6% 10.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 672.2 797.3 364.3 548.9 668.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.1% 68.7% 47.0% 58.0% 43.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,270.8 9,415.1 3,027.0 4,154.7 5,531.0
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 2,848 634 449 1,314 5,345
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 89.8% 76.6% 85.1% 80.3% 85.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 78.3% 71.5% 78.3% 74.1% 76.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.0% 12.2% 7.9% 9.9% 9.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.3% 11.6% 7.3% 8.1% 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.3 34.7 0.4* 26.1 14.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 69.3 127.1 53.3 91.7 85.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 53.6 58.4 54.1 65.4 57.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.6 8.4 5.2* 2.0* 3.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.5 8.5 2.0* 4.4 4.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.9 31.5 11.0 22.0 33.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 85.9 91.0 25.8 55.7 85.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 15.2 17.3 1.7 7.9 13.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 250.7 130.0 65.9 111.8 228.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.5 3.7* 1.7* 3.3* 6.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.1 48.9 2.7 27.0 18.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 9.3 58.6 s 19.5 19.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.4 23.7 15.4 19.8 28.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 32.7 72.6 6.2 37.2 38.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 246.1 271.5 129.5 196.1 241.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 92.6 113.7 25.7 58.9 95.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.9 21.6 14.3 18.1 17.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 22.0 35.5 9.6 15.1 23.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 228.4 250.1 125.0 181.0 223.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 35.9 32.6 11.1 20.4 36.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.7 4.5* 0.0* 1.9* 4.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 17.0 37.1 4.3 16.0 19.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.6 45.2 13.9 23.1 19.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 14.9 53.2 4.1 19.4 19.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 206.5 405.0 95.3 223.0 236.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.6 5.1 0.0* 2.7 2.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 3.1 21.8 0.9* 4.4 5.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 72.7 65.8 44.4 38.7 67.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 16.2 26.2 9.7 12.1 16.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 43.4 40.6 23.6 42.5 41.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 19.6 12.1* s 10.7 17.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 45.7 46.9 18.2 37.9 42.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.8 s s s 2.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 8.0 11.1* s 7.3* 8.0
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