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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 93,626 7,956 2,232 8,583 113,063
Percentage of population (2017) 82.8% 7.0% 2.0% 7.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 51,545 46,994 45,810 43,240 50,322
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 9.1% 13.7%* 38.5%* 15.8% 10.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 800.9 441.5 104.7* 903.5 785.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 43.0% 88.6% 80.0%* 71.4% 43.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,814.5 5,651.0 1,912.0 3,561.1 6,516.7
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,495 141 60 225 1,993
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.3% 78.1% 78.5% 78.7% 80.5%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 79.8% 79.9% 76.1% 73.4% 78.8%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.5% 12.1% 6.6% 9.0% 7.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.0% 12.6% 4.4%* 6.9% 6.5%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 4.5 3.3* 7.3* 3.1* 4.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 98.8 104.6 64.1 125.8 105.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 85.0 83.6 108.4 118.4 91.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.9 16.6* 0.0* 10.4* 6.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 5.1* 0.0* 7.2* 8.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.6 64.9 54.8* 123.1* 48.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 56.2 31.9 s 52.9 55.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.4 5.7* 0.0* 5.7* 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 154.3 s s s 159.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 2.3* 10.9* 6.8* 12.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 2.8 2.6* 0.0* s 3.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 4.4 s 0.0* s 5.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.9 66.8* 0.0* 154.5* 49.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 26.0 13.8 s 10.9* 26.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 195.5 77.9* 0.0* 282.6* 192.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 83.8 75.1 50.7* 69.0 85.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.3 0.0* 0.0* 110.8* 39.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.1 31.5 26.4* 47.2 21.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 134.4 52.6* 0.0* 267.9* 132.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.3 14.6* s 40.1* 25.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.1 25.3* 0.0* 0.0* 15.0
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 37.7 8.8 s 5.4* 34.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.2 0.0* 0.0* 14.8* 18.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 13.6 23.0 0.0* s 13.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 216.4 256.4 45.6 271.1 223.3
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 4.6 8.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 96.0 210.3* s s 95.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 21.9 0.0* 0.0* s 21.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 50.6 s s s 52.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 21.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 38.2
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) 8.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.2
Key
Symbol Meaning
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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