Profile of Berrien County Health Department, 2017

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2017 154,259
  Rank Among Health Districts: 20
  Per Square Mile: 270.2
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 1,727
  Teenage Mothers: 109
  Low Weight Births: 123
  First Births: 592
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 1,769
  Infant Deaths: 8
  Neonatal Deaths: 2
  Postneonatal Deaths: 6
  Perinatal Deaths: 11
  Fetal Deaths: 9
   
     
     
   
     
     

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 1,727 11.2 1,172 9.4 422 17.1 132 27.4

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 109 63.1 47 40.1 55 130.3 7 53.0
Low Weight 123 71.2 61 52.0 59 139.8 3 *
Under 1,500 Grams 22 12.7 11 9.4 11 26.1 - -
< 37 weeks Gestation 192 111.2 106 90.4 74 175.4 12 90.9
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
1,192 690.2 868 740.6 234 554.5 89 674.2

Note: Rate is per 1,000 estimated 2017 population and ratio per 1,000 live births in 2017 in specified group.


INFANT AND PERINATAL MORTALITY BY RACE
  Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Infant Deaths 8 4.6 4 * 4 * - -
Neonatal Deaths 2 * 1 * 1 * - -
Postneonatal Deaths 6 3.5 3 * 3 * - -
Perinatal Deaths 11 6.3 4 * 5 * 2 *
Fetal Deaths 9 5.2 3 * 4 * 2 *

Note: Rate is per 1,000 live births or total births in 2017 in specified group.

MORTALITY

  Total White Black Other
  Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Deaths 1,769 871 898     1,521 750 771    227 113 114    16 8 8
Crude Death Rate 11.5 11.5 11.4     12.2 12.2 12.2     9.2 9.7 8.8    3.3 3.4 3.3
 
Age in Years
  <1 1-4 5-8 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ Unk
Total Deaths 8 - 1 4 9 10 10 36 47 176 280 1,188 -
White Male 1 - 1 2 6 5 5 17 29 75 132 477 -
White Female 3 - - - 1 - 4 10 11 59 101 582 -
Black Male 2 - - 1 1 3 1 7 3 25 20 50 -
Black Female 2 - - - 1 - - 2 3 14 23 69 -
Other Male - - - - - 2 - - 1 - 2 3 -
Other Female - - - - - - - - - 3 - 5 -

Note: Rate is per 100,000, 2017 population in specified group.


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2016

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 1,769   800.1     All Hospitalizations 18,615   1,203.8
Heart Disease 526   225.9     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 1,723   111.4
Cancer 377   166.8     Heart Diseases 1,493   96.6
Accidents 62   40.5     Females with Deliveries 1,671   108.1
C.L.R.D. 108   45.4     Injury and Poisoning 1,479   95.6
Stroke 105   45.8     Septicemia 1,405   90.9
Alzheimer's 56   24.0     Arthropathies 975   63.1
Diabetes Mellitus 62   29.3     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 585   37.8
Kidney Disease 41   18.3     Cerebrovascular Diseases 707   45.7
Pneumonia/Flu 24   11.8     Mood (affective) Disorders 407   26.3
Suicide 24   14.8     Pneumonia 221   14.3

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 14   39.1     All Hospitalizations 792   217.8
Accidents 6   16.7     Females with Deliveries 130   35.8
Assault (Homicide) 2   *     Injury and Poisoning 81   22.3
Suicide 1   *     Mood (affective) Disorders 74   20.4
Cancer 1   *     Asthma 38   10.5
Congenital malformations -   -     Pneumonia 28   7.7

Note: Rates are per 100, 000. Leading causes of death are computed by the direct method, using as the standard population the age distribution of the total population of the United States for the year 2000. Children and discharge data are per 100,000, 2017 population in specified group.