Profile of Mecosta County, 2014

POPULATION  
  As of July 1, 2014 43,186
  Rank Among Counties: 39
  Per Square Mile: 77.7
NATALITY  
  Live Births: 427
  Teenage Mothers: 36
  Low Weight Births: 27
  First Births: 152
MORTALITY  
  Total Deaths: 377
  Infant Deaths: 4
  Neonatal Deaths: 3
  Postneonatal Deaths: 1
  Perinatal Deaths: 7
  Fetal Deaths: 4
MARRIAGE  
  Marriages: 223
  Marriage Rate: 10.3
DIVORCE  
  Divorces: 130
  Divorce Rate: 6.0

NATALITY BY RACE OF MOTHER

  Total White Black Other
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
Live Births 427 9.9 404 9.9 12 7.6 11 12.9

Total White Black Other
  Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio Number Ratio
Teenage Mothers 36 84.3 31 76.7 4 * 1 *
Low Weight 27 63.2 27 66.8 - - - -
Under 1,500 Grams 8 18.7 8 19.8 - - - -
< 37 weeks Gestation 54 126.5 53 131.2 - - 1 *
Prenatal Care Began in
First Trimester
279 653.4 263 651.0 6 500.0 10 909.1

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 4 * 4 * - - - -
Neonatal Deaths 3 * 3 * - - - -
Postneonatal Deaths 1 * 1 * - - - -
Perinatal Deaths 7 16.2 7 17.2 - - - -
Fetal Deaths 4 * 4 * - - - -

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 377 199 178     367 193 174    7 4 3    3 2 1
Crude Death Rate 8.7 9.2 8.3     9.0 9.5 8.5     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 4 - - 1 - 2 1 5 10 39 63 252 -
White Male 3 - - 1 - 2 1 3 8 22 33 120 -
White Female 1 - - - - - - 2 2 14 27 128 -
Black Male - - - - - - - - - 1 1 2 -
Black Female - - - - - - - - - 1 1 1 -
Other Male - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - -
Other Female - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -

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


LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

LEADING HOSPITAL DISCHARGES--2014

  Deaths Rate   Discharges Rate
Total 376   736.6     All Hospitalizations 4,361   1,006.7
Heart Disease 121   233.3     Heart Diseases 444   102.5
Cancer 97   181.3     Newborns and Neonates (Less than 7 days) 417   96.3
C.L.R.D. 24   46.6     Females with Deliveries 403   93.0
Stroke 18   *     Injury and Poisoning 355   82.0
Accidents 16   *     Septicemia 284   65.6
Alzheimer's 9   *     Psychoses 100   23.1
Diabetes Mellitus 8   *     Osteoarthrosis and Allied Disorders 201   46.4
Pneumonia/Flu 5   *     Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms) 145   33.5
Kidney Disease 4   *     Cerebrovascular Diseases 130   30.0
Suicide 7   *     Pneumonia 124   28.6

Children Ages 1-19

Children Ages 1-19
 
Deaths
Rate
Discharges
Rate
Total 1   *     All Hospitalizations 184   172.0
Accidents -   -     Females with Deliveries 48   44.9
Assault (Homicide) -   -     Injury and Poisoning 21   19.6
Suicide -   -     Pneumonia 12   11.2
Cancer -   -     Asthma 3   2.8
Congenital malformations -   -     Psychoses 5   4.7

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.