Suwannee County Data

County Health Profile:

Suwannee County Data

 

Suwannee County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes54
Health Factors55

Suwannee Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1721.820.8
18-6459.661.1
65+18.618.2

Suwannee Total Population

ItemCounty (Total) County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population43,40419,361,792
Asian1300.3484,0452.5
Black5,77313.33,117,24916.1
White35,85282.614,753,68676.2
Other1,6323.81,008,7495.2
Hispanic3,8638.94,511,29823.3
Female21,35549.29,893,87651.1
Male22,04950.89,467,91648.9
Prison3,0006.9100,0500.5

Suwannee Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)18,96626,499
Median Household Income ($)37,87947,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)24.116.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)48.338.1
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)48.660.2
Unemployment Rate (%)5.55.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)97.195.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)78.486.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)18.535.9

Suwannee Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate10.211.2
Teen Birth Rate19.79.5
Repeat Birth Rate26.216.2
Low Birthweight (%)9.28.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)7.94.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)97.493.7
Infant Death Rate9.66.1

Suwanee Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured6,75621.03,176,17120.2

Suwannee Federal Designations

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

Suwannee Most Utilized Hospitals

Name of HospitalNumber of Discharges
UF Health Shands Hospital1,536
North Florida Regional Medical Center1,459
Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center1,097

Suwannee Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total148.8136.0
Avoidable20.414.2

Suwannee Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total559.8393.3
Avoidable267.6177.3

Suwannee Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes544890.9680.8
Heart Disease (1)132202.8153.6
Cancer (2)120189.2156.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3) 4568.239.9
All Unintentional Injuries (4)2961.542.1
Stroke (5)2641.034.5

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