Profile of Mecosta County, 2016

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2016 43,221
  Rank Among Counties: 39
  Per Square Mile: 77.8
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 407
  Teenage Mothers: 25
  Low Weight Births: 15
  First Births: 146
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 398
  Infant Deaths: 1
  Neonatal Deaths: -
  Postneonatal Deaths: 1
  Perinatal Deaths: 6
  Fetal Deaths: 6
MARRIAGE  
  Marriages: 226
  Marriage Rate: 10.5
DIVORCE  
  Divorces: 108
  Divorce Rate: 5.0

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 407 9.4 388 9.5 15 9.5 4 *

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 25 61.4 22 56.7 3 * - -
Low Weight 15 36.9 13 33.5 2 * - -
Under 1,500 Grams 3 * 3 * - - - -
< 37 weeks Gestation 45 110.6 42 108.2 3 * - -
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
280 688.0 272 701.0 7 466.7 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 1 * 1 * - - - -
Neonatal Deaths - - - - - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths 1 * 1 * - - - -
Perinatal Deaths 6 14.5 6 15.2 - - - -
Fetal Deaths 6 14.5 6 15.2 - - - -

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 398 223 175     384 217 167    7 3 4    4 1 3
Crude Death Rate 9.2 10.3 8.1     9.4 10.6 8.2     4.4 * *    * * *
 
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 1 - - 1 1 2 3 6 17 40 81 246 -
White Male 1 - - - - 2 2 3 13 28 50 118 -
White Female - - - - 1 - 1 3 4 12 26 120 -
Black Male - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 -
Black Female - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 -
Other Male - - - - - - - - - - 1 - -
Other Female - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 -

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


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2016

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 395   752.7     All Hospitalizations 4,019   933.2
Heart Disease 112   215.7     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 373   86.6
Cancer 98   174.7     Heart Diseases 369   85.7
C.L.R.D. 35   60.1     Females with Deliveries 358   83.1
Accidents 18   *     Injury and Poisoning 317   73.6
Stroke 19   *     Septicemia 312   72.5
Alzheimer's 10   *     Arthropathies 216   50.2
Diabetes Mellitus 5   *     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 127   29.5
Kidney Disease 10   *     Cerebrovascular Diseases 120   27.9
Pneumonia/Flu 3   *     Mood (affective) Disorders 54   12.5
Suicide 8   *     Pneumonia 69   16.0

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 2   *     All Hospitalizations 147   142.0
Accidents 1   *     Females with Deliveries 26   25.1
Assault (Homicide) -   -     Injury and Poisoning 19   18.4
Suicide -   -     Mood (affective) Disorders 7   6.8
Cancer -   -     Asthma 7   6.8
Congenital malformations -   -     Pneumonia 6   5.8

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.