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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 50,297 1,291 399 1,657 53,777
Percentage of population (2017) 93.5% 2.4% 0.7% 3.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 48,213 NA 59,306 NA 48,033
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 11.0% 22.1%* 0.0% 34.7%* 11.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 789.3 696.7 599.8* 542.0 784.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 43.3% 44.4%* 25.0%* 69.2%* 43.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,081.9 7,576.6 402.6* 5,311.3 6,994.2
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 475 6 6 23 522
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.3% s s 71.6% 79.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 85.3% s s 83.9% 84.3%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.8% s s 11.9%* 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.4% s s 7.4%* 7.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 6.4 0.0* s 0.0* 6.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 68.2 43.8 57.0 88.4 70.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.5 28.6 68.4 71.6 56.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.2* s s 0.0* 4.5*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.9
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.4 33.1* 0.0* 0.0* 31.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 59.6 52.1 s 30.0* 63.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.1 s 0.0* s 9.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 164.8 s 0.0* s 172.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.0 s 0.0* s 4.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 8.1 s 0.0* s 9.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 57.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 56.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 28.0 34.8* 0.0* s 29.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 214.3 260.9* 0.0* 200.8* 213.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 93.0 74.0 s 64.9 95.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.3 44.3* 0.0* 0.0* 24.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 22.8 s 0.0* s 23.3
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 154.1 260.9* 0.0* 200.8* 154.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 31.6 s 0.0* s 32.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.3
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 45.5 s s s 44.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 115.5* 87.9* 0.0* 22.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.3 s 169.5 s 22.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 219.3 250.7 231.3 151.2 226.7
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 8.8 0.0* s 0.0* 8.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 87.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 86.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 14.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 42.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 43.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 16.7 s 0.0* s 18.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 35.6 0.0* 0.0* s 36.2
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) 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
++ 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