Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 52,903 3,256 1,219 2,906 60,408
Percentage of population (2017) 87.6% 5.4% 2.0% 4.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 63,192 36,827 55,179 53,194* 61,093
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 5.4% 11.1%* 8.6%* 20.8%* 6.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 706.1 806.0 349.3 738.8 714.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.3% 66.7% 60.0%* 56.4% 40.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,284.4 10,074.1 3,305.3 9,035.6 6,788.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 400 25 19 46 513
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 75.2% 59.5% 58.9% 56.2% 71.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 80.0% 66.2% 61.8% 65.4% 77.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.6% 10.5%* 7.0%* 6.6%* 7.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.0% 9.2%* 7.0%* 2.9%* 5.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 1.6 7.0* 0.0* 10.5* 2.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.2 69.5 61.6 96.0 66.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.2 44.0 61.6 86.6 54.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 0.0* 13.2* 0.0* 21.6* 3.2*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 25.3* 0.0* 77.2* 14.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.5 46.7* 0.0* 103.4* 42.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 61.5 71.0 23.9* 52.1 65.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.7 s 0.0* s 5.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 178.4 157.6 0.0* s 181.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 11.7* 0.0* 12.2* 16.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.8 22.0 0.0* 18.7 5.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ s s 0.0* s 4.1*
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 46.7 56.3* 0.0* 26.7* 46.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 28.5 80.1 0.0* 28.1 31.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 184.4 178.9 96.4* 112.5* 182.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 71.2 134.2 s 59.6 76.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 50.3* 0.0* 54.0* 23.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 16.5 25.1 s s 17.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 124.4 104.4* 48.2* 85.5* 122.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 17.6 25.2 s 12.4* 19.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 14.9* 0.0* 27.0* 18.7
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 43.2 79.7 0.0* s 43.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 8.6* 0.0* 0.0* 11.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 14.5 32.8 0.0* 28.1 16.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 168.3 418.5 56.2 214.6 185.6
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 4.0 s 0.0* s 4.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 67.1 s s s 66.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 17.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 16.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 41.0 s 0.0* s 40.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 15.5 0.0* 0.0* s 16.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 51.8 s 0.0* s 54.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 8.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.9*
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
++ In 2015, SPARCS transitioned from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes. These two are not comparable, so data for 2016-and-forward should not be compared with earlier data.
~ 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