Profile of Berrien County Health Department, 2014

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2014 155,233
  Rank Among Health Districts: 20
  Per Square Mile: 271.9
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 1,864
  Teenage Mothers: 134
  Low Weight Births: 164
  First Births: 697
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 1,796
  Infant Deaths: 15
  Neonatal Deaths: 9
  Postneonatal Deaths: 6
  Perinatal Deaths: 15
  Fetal Deaths: 7
   
     
     
   
     
     

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 1,864 12.0 1,320 10.5 447 17.7 97 21.1

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 134 71.9 63 47.7 65 145.4 6 61.9
Low Weight 164 88.0 88 66.7 69 154.4 7 72.2
Under 1,500 Grams 35 18.8 16 12.1 18 40.3 1 *
< 37 weeks Gestation 215 115.3 123 93.2 82 183.4 10 103.1
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
1,240 665.2 961 728.0 210 469.8 69 711.3

Note: Rate is per 1,000 estimated 2014 population and ratio per 1,000 live births in 2014 in specified group.


INFANT AND PERINATAL MORTALITY BY RACE
  Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Infant Deaths 15 8.0 7 5.3 8 17.9 - -
Neonatal Deaths 9 4.8 3 * 6 13.4 - -
Postneonatal Deaths 6 3.2 4 * 2 * - -
Perinatal Deaths 15 8.0 7 5.3 7 15.6 1 *
Fetal Deaths 7 3.7 4 * 2 * 1 *

Note: Rate is per 1,000 live births or total births in 2014 in specified group.

MORTALITY

  Total White Black Other
  Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Deaths 1,796 843 953     1,528 708 820    243 121 122    23 13 10
Crude Death Rate 11.6 11.1 12.0     12.2 11.5 12.8     9.6 10.1 9.2    5.0 5.8 4.2
 
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 15 4 - 2 4 16 8 31 71 163 265 1,217 -
White Male 5 2 - 1 1 11 4 14 33 80 111 446 -
White Female 2 1 - 1 1 3 2 9 19 46 98 638 -
Black Male 6 1 - - 1 1 - 2 6 19 30 55 -
Black Female 2 - - - - - 2 5 9 17 21 66 -
Other Male - - - - 1 - - 1 3 - 2 6 -
Other Female - - - - - 1 - - 1 - 2 6 -

Note: Rate is per 100,000, 2014 population in specified group.


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2014

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 1,791   847.0     All Hospitalizations 21,070   1,350.1
Heart Disease 437   197.5     Heart Diseases 2,180   139.7
Cancer 423   200.1     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 2,019   129.4
C.L.R.D. 121   54.1     Females with Deliveries 1,923   123.2
Stroke 109   48.6     Injury and Poisoning 1,592   102.0
Accidents 77   48.3     Septicemia 852   54.6
Alzheimer's 72   31.0     Psychoses 634   40.6
Diabetes Mellitus 52   24.1     Osteoarthrosis and Allied Disorders 729   46.7
Pneumonia/Flu 24   11.0     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 664   42.6
Kidney Disease 56   24.9     Cerebrovascular Diseases 695   44.5
Suicide 28   17.3     Pneumonia 541   34.7

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 10   27.2     All Hospitalizations 970   255.3
Accidents 5   *     Females with Deliveries 198   52.1
Assault (Homicide) 2   *     Injury and Poisoning 109   28.7
Suicide 2   *     Pneumonia 42   11.1
Cancer -   -     Asthma 60   15.8
Congenital malformations -   -     Psychoses 48   12.6

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, 2014 population in specified group.