Profile of Berrien County Health Department, 2016

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2016 154,010
  Rank Among Health Districts: 20
  Per Square Mile: 269.7
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 1,692
  Teenage Mothers: 129
  Low Weight Births: 126
  First Births: 558
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 1,786
  Infant Deaths: 10
  Neonatal Deaths: 2
  Postneonatal Deaths: 8
  Perinatal Deaths: 12
  Fetal Deaths: 10
   
     
     
   
     
     

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 1,692 11.0 1,202 9.6 389 15.8 101 21.5

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 129 76.2 67 55.7 57 146.5 5 *
Low Weight 126 74.5 87 72.4 33 84.8 6 59.4
Under 1,500 Grams 18 10.6 13 10.8 4 * 1 *
< 37 weeks Gestation 204 120.6 130 108.2 64 164.5 10 99.0
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
1,123 663.7 851 708.0 202 519.3 70 693.1

Note: Rate is per 1,000 estimated 2016 population and ratio per 1,000 live births in 2016 in specified group.


INFANT AND PERINATAL MORTALITY BY RACE
  Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Infant Deaths 10 5.9 6 5.0 3 * 1 *
Neonatal Deaths 2 * 2 * - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths 8 4.7 4 * 3 * 1 *
Perinatal Deaths 12 7.1 9 7.4 3 * - -
Fetal Deaths 10 5.9 7 5.8 3 * - -

Note: Rate is per 1,000 live births or total births in 2016 in specified group.

MORTALITY

  Total White Black Other
  Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Deaths 1,786 880 906     1,535 750 785    219 111 108    22 13 9
Crude Death Rate 11.6 11.6 11.5     12.3 12.2 12.4     8.9 9.4 8.4    4.7 5.7 3.7
 
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 10 2 1 1 10 5 8 38 53 190 258 1,210 -
White Male 5 1 - - 3 3 5 11 27 88 128 479 -
White Female 1 - - 1 2 - 2 14 14 60 83 608 -
Black Male 1 1 1 - 4 2 1 4 4 23 24 46 -
Black Female 2 - - - - - - 6 5 17 17 61 -
Other Male 1 - - - - - - 1 1 1 2 7 -
Other Female - - - - 1 - - 1 1 - 2 4 -

Note: Rate is per 100,000, 2016 population in specified group.


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2016

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 1,782   833.1     All Hospitalizations 18,615   1,203.8
Heart Disease 498   223.3     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 1,723   111.4
Cancer 381   172.7     Heart Diseases 1,493   96.6
C.L.R.D. 107   49.3     Females with Deliveries 1,671   108.1
Accidents 80   51.7     Injury and Poisoning 1,479   95.6
Stroke 142   63.0     Septicemia 1,405   90.9
Alzheimer's 59   25.2     Arthropathies 975   63.1
Diabetes Mellitus 66   31.5     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 585   37.8
Kidney Disease 46   20.3     Cerebrovascular Diseases 707   45.7
Pneumonia/Flu 15   *     Mood (affective) Disorders 407   26.3
Suicide 22   14.4     Pneumonia 221   14.3

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 14   38.8     All Hospitalizations 792   217.8
Accidents 5   *     Females with Deliveries 130   35.8
Assault (Homicide) 1   *     Injury and Poisoning 81   22.3
Suicide 1   *     Mood (affective) Disorders 74   20.4
Cancer -   -     Asthma 38   10.5
Congenital malformations 1   *     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, 2016 population in specified group.