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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 57,302 1,988 375 1,677 61,489
Percentage of population (2017) 93.2% 3.2% 0.6% 2.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 52,594 NA 81,719 32,969* 52,527
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 7.6% 76.3% 0.0% 33.8%* 8.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 745.1 444.5* 238.6* 678.5 737.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 42.4% 62.5%* 0.0%* 57.1%* 42.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,781.9 2,229.9 0.0* 3,918.3 6,603.3
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 526 2 4 13 551
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 72.9% s s 63.9% 72.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 74.3% s s 58.3% 74.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.8% s s 7.9%* 9.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% s s 5.1%* 7.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 6.1 0.0* s 5.2* 5.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 70.7 26.7* 35.7 78.5 71.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.9 14.8* 42.9 57.8 55.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.1* s s 0.0* 5.4*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.0 0.0* 0.0* 13.7* 14.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.7 80.1* 0.0* 13.7* 32.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 59.9 64.3 0.0* 37.5 63.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.7 s 0.0* s 6.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 153.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 153.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 5.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 8.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 9.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 62.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 62.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 33.7 s 0.0* s 33.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 142.7 26.8* 119.3* 114.4* 140.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 73.8 62.5 s 29.3* 75.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 29.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 20.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 83.4 26.8* 119.3* 81.6* 82.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.4 34.8* s s 25.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.9
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 40.6 s 0.0* s 38.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 0.0* 0.0* 23.6* 21.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 16.9 s 0.0* s 16.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 203.7 223.5 107.4* 103.1 203.3
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 5.7 s 0.0* s 5.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 72.3 s 0.0* s 71.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 14.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 14.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 38.2 s 0.0* s 38.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 18.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 18.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 38.6
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) 9.7* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.4*
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