Dixie County Data

County Health Profile:

Dixie County Data

 

Dixie County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes56
Health Factors59

Dixie Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1719.320.8
18-6460.361.1
65+20.418.2

Dixie Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population16,13719,361,792
Asian48.3484,0452.5
Black1,63010.13,117,24916.1
White14,08887.314,753,68676.2
Other3762.31,008,7495.2
Hispanic3712.34,511,29823.3
Female7,37545.79,893,87651.1
Male8,76254.39,467,91648.9
Prison1,62110.0100,0500.5

Dixie Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)16,95426,499
Median Household Income ($)35,00047,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)18.916.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)47.738.1
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)99.860.2
Unemployment Rate (%)6.15.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)97.295.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)79.186.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)13.235.9

Dixie Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate9.411.2
Teen Birth Rate19.69.5
Repeat Birth Rate16.716.2
Low Birthweight (%)7.38.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)7.94.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)97.993.7
Infant Death Rate2.16.1

Dixie Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured2,08318.93,176,17120.2

Dixie Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesWhole County, Correctional Institution, HPSA Geographic
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesCorrectional Institution, Low Income Population,
Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesCorrectional Institution, HPSA Geographic, Whole County
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesWhole County

Dixie Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
North Florida Regional Medical Center1,493
UF Health Shands Hospital924
UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital45

Dixie Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total154.4134.8
Avoidable21.014.4

Dixie Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total278.2393.3
Avoidable117.4177.3

Dixie Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes225959.5680.8
Cancer (2)55217.0156.1
Heart Disease (1)44184.1153.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)2080.339.9
All Unintentional Injuries (4)1795.442.1
Stroke (5)1250.234.5

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