Profile of Mecosta County, 2015

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2015 43,067
  Rank Among Counties: 39
  Per Square Mile: 77.5
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 431
  Teenage Mothers: 29
  Low Weight Births: 38
  First Births: 160
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 379
  Infant Deaths: 3
  Neonatal Deaths: 3
  Postneonatal Deaths: -
  Perinatal Deaths: 5
  Fetal Deaths: 3
MARRIAGE  
  Marriages: 225
  Marriage Rate: 10.4
DIVORCE  
  Divorces: 147
  Divorce Rate: 6.8

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 431 10.0 404 10.0 15 9.4 12 13.3

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 29 67.3 28 69.3 - - 1 *
Low Weight 38 88.2 34 84.2 3 * 1 *
Under 1,500 Grams 4 * 3 * 1 * - -
< 37 weeks Gestation 42 97.4 37 91.6 3 * 2 *
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
287 665.9 267 660.9 11 733.3 9 750.0

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 3 * 3 * - - - -
Neonatal Deaths 3 * 3 * - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths - - - - - - - -
Perinatal Deaths 5 * 5 * - - - -
Fetal Deaths 3 * 3 * - - - -

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 379 187 192     370 180 190    2 1 1    6 5 1
Crude Death Rate 8.8 8.7 8.9     9.1 8.9 9.4     * * *    6.7 * *
 
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 3 - - - 2 1 2 8 17 40 70 236 -
White Male 1 - - - 1 - 1 5 9 21 40 102 -
White Female 2 - - - 1 1 1 3 7 17 30 128 -
Black Male - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Black Female - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Other Male - - - - - - - - 1 1 - 3 -
Other Female - - - - - - - - - 1 - - -

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


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2015

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 379   725.4     All Hospitalizations 4,263   989.9
Heart Disease 79   154.9     Heart Diseases 430   99.8
Cancer 111   200.6     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 403   93.6
C.L.R.D. 26   46.4     Females with Deliveries 382   88.7
Stroke 17   *     Injury and Poisoning 338   78.5
Accidents 18   *     Septicemia 355   82.4
Alzheimer's 17   *     Psychoses 83   19.3
Diabetes Mellitus 6   *     Osteoarthrosis and Allied Disorders 215   49.9
Kidney Disease 7   *     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 134   31.1
Pneumonia/Flu 7   *     Cerebrovascular Diseases 118   27.4
Suicide 3   *     Pneumonia 137   31.8

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 2   *     All Hospitalizations 144   139.1
Accidents 1   *     Females with Deliveries 27   26.1
Assault (Homicide) 1   *     Injury and Poisoning 18   17.4
Suicide -   -     Psychoses 7   6.8
Cancer -   -     Asthma 6   5.8
Congenital malformations -   -     Pneumonia 5   4.8

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, 2015 population in specified group.