Division for Vital Records and
Health Statistics

Michigan Department of Community Health

Profile of Alger County, 1996



POPULATION NATALITY MORTALITY
As of April 1, 1995 9,847 Total Live Births 93 Total Deaths 111
Rank Among Counties 75 Mothers < 18 1 Infant Deaths 1
Per Square Mile 10.8 Low Weight Birth 6 Neonatal Deaths 1
First Births 41 Postneonatal Deaths -
Perinatal Deaths 1
Fetal Deaths -
MARRIAGE DIVORCE
Marriages 63 Divorces 37
Marriage Rate 12.8 Divorce Rate 7.5

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER, ALGER COUNTY, 1996
All Races White Black All Other Races
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 93 9.4 86 9.5 - - 7 18.9
All Races White Black All Other Races
Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Mothers < 18 1 * - - - - 1 *
Low Weight 6 64.5 5 * - - 1 *
Under 1,500 Grams 3 * 2 * - - 1 *
< 38 Weeks Gestation 18 193.5 17 197.7 - - 1 *
Prenatal Care Began in 1st Trimester 73 784.9 70 814.0 - - 3 *
 
Note: Rate is per 1,000 estimated population in 1995 and ratio per 1,000 live births in 1996 in specified group.

INFANT AND PERINATAL MORTALITY BY RACE, ALGER COUNTY, 1996
All Races White Black All Other Races
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Infant Deaths 1 * 1 * - - - -
Neonatal Deaths 1 * 1 * - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths - - - - - - - -
Perinatal Deaths 1 * 1 * - - - -
Fetal Deaths - - - - - - - -
 
Note: Rate is per 1,000 live births or total births in 1996 in specified group.

MORTALITY, ALGER COUNTY, 1996
All Races White Black All Other Races
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Deaths 111 54 57 110 53 57 - - - 1 1 -

Age in Years
< 1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ Unk
Total Deaths 1 - - - 1 - - - 7 7 19 76 -
White Male 1 - - - 1 - - - 5 3 11 32 -
White Female - - - - - - - - 2 4 8 43 -
Black Male - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Black Female - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other Male - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Other Female - - - - - - - - - - - - -

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH, ALGER COUNTY, 1996
Children
All Races White Black Ages 1-19
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
All Causes 111 1,127.2 110 1,219.2 - - 1 *
Diseases of the Heart 47 477.3 47 520.9 - - - -
Cancer 23 233.6 22 243.8 - - - -
Cerebrovascular Diseases 12 121.9 12 133.0 - - - -
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases and Allied Conditions 4 * 4 * - - - -
Accidents and Adverse Effects 3 * 3 * - - 1 *
Pneumonia and Influenza 1 * 1 * - - - -
Diabetes Mellitus 4 * 4 * - - - -
Suicide 2 * 2 * - - - -
Nephritis, Nephrot/Synd. & Nephrosis - - - - - - - -
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1 * 1 * - - - -
Homicide - - - - - - - -
Atherosclerosis - - - - - - - -
AIDS - - - - - - - -
 
Note: Rate is per 100,000 estimated population in 1995 in specified group.
 
* Figure does not meet standards of reliability or precision.
- Quantity zero.
 
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics


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