Profile of Berrien County Health Department, 2015

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2015 154,636
  Rank Among Health Districts: 20
  Per Square Mile: 270.8
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 1,726
  Teenage Mothers: 141
  Low Weight Births: 138
  First Births: 613
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 1,746
  Infant Deaths: 9
  Neonatal Deaths: 6
  Postneonatal Deaths: 3
  Perinatal Deaths: 11
  Fetal Deaths: 5
   
     
     
   
     
     

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 1,726 11.2 1,231 9.9 413 16.4 82 17.4

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 141 81.7 74 60.1 62 150.1 5 *
Low Weight 138 80.0 82 66.6 51 123.5 5 *
Under 1,500 Grams 21 12.2 10 8.1 11 26.6 - -
< 37 weeks Gestation 192 111.2 122 99.1 66 159.8 4 *
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
1,024 593.3 799 649.1 176 426.2 49 597.6

Note: Rate is per 1,000 estimated 2015 population and ratio per 1,000 live births in 2015 in specified group.


INFANT AND PERINATAL MORTALITY BY RACE
  Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Infant Deaths 9 5.2 6 4.9 2 * - -
Neonatal Deaths 6 3.5 5 * - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths 3 * 1 * 2 * - -
Perinatal Deaths 11 6.4 8 6.5 2 * - -
Fetal Deaths 5 * 3 * 2 * - -

Note: Rate is per 1,000 live births or total births in 2015 in specified group.

MORTALITY

  Total White Black Other
  Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Deaths 1,746 859 887     1,495 744 751    235 108 127    14 6 8
Crude Death Rate 11.3 11.3 11.2     12.0 12.1 11.8     9.3 9.0 9.7    3.0 2.5 3.4
 
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 9 5 1 2 6 12 13 37 53 166 282 1,160 -
White Male 3 2 - 1 3 8 7 17 14 79 135 475 -
White Female 3 - 1 - 1 1 3 12 19 48 94 569 -
Black Male 2 2 - - 1 2 1 7 10 14 25 44 -
Black Female - 1 - 1 1 1 1 1 9 22 25 65 -
Other Male - - - - - - - - 1 - 2 3 -
Other Female - - - - - - 1 - - 2 1 4 -

Note: Rate is per 100,000, 2015 population in specified group.


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2015

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 1,746   822.1     All Hospitalizations 18,188   1,176.2
Heart Disease 513   228.8     Heart Diseases 1,815   117.4
Cancer 349   163.4     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 1,806   116.8
C.L.R.D. 128   58.1     Females with Deliveries 1,755   113.5
Stroke 111   49.7     Injury and Poisoning 1,424   92.1
Accidents 79   49.1     Septicemia 1,127   72.9
Alzheimer's 58   25.0     Psychoses 657   42.5
Diabetes Mellitus 53   25.4     Osteoarthrosis and Allied Disorders 843   54.5
Kidney Disease 48   23.0     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 564   36.5
Pneumonia/Flu 35   16.0     Cerebrovascular Diseases 613   39.6
Suicide 29   18.5     Pneumonia 332   21.5

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 14   38.5     All Hospitalizations 745   204.9
Accidents 6   16.5     Females with Deliveries 140   38.5
Assault (Homicide) 2   *     Injury and Poisoning 87   23.9
Suicide 1   *     Psychoses 82   22.6
Cancer 3   *     Asthma 29   8.0
Congenital malformations -   -     Pneumonia 26   7.2

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, 2015 population in specified group.