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Health Behaviors
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Demographics

By Race and Ethnicity

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Comal

NH White:
68.1
%
Hispanic:
27.1
%
NH Black:
1.9
%
NH Asian:
1
%
American Indian and Alaska Native:
0.1
%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
%
NH Other:
0.1
%
NH Two or more races:
1.7
%

Texas

NH White:
42.3
%
Hispanic:
39.2
%
NH Black:
11.7
%
NH Asian:
4.6
%
American Indian and Alaska Native:
0.2
%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0.1
%
NH Other:
0.2
%
NH Two or more races:
1.7
%

By Educational Attainment

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Comal

Less than High School:
7.5
%
High School:
26
%
Some College:
31.1
%
College +:
35.3
%

Texas

Less than High School:
16.8
%
High School:
25
%
Some College:
28.9
%
College +:
29.3
%

By Gender

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Comal

Male:
49.4
%
Female:
50.6
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%

Comal

Male:
49.4
%
Female:
50.6
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%
42
Years

Median Age

34.4 yrs in Texas
12.3%

Uninsured Adults

17.4% in Texas
10.4%

Uninsured Children

11.1% in Texas
8.2%

Poverty Rate

15.5% in Texas
46%

Rural Population

15% in Texas
$75,356

Median Household Income

$59,570 in Texas

Health Needs

11.6%

Preterm births
12.2% in Texas

57

Infant mortality rate*
6 in Texas
* per 1,000 live births

36%

Births to woman receiving late or no prenatal care
35% in Texas
2,777

Cases*

795,126
103

Deaths**

16,558
cases from 03/04 - 10/12
deaths from 03/07 - 10/11
6.2
%

Diabetes

10.9% in Texas
154

HIV Prevalence

392.7 in Texas
per 100,000 ages 13 & above
29.5
%

Obesity

33.6% in Texas

Top causes of ED utilization

  1. Urinary tract infection, site not specified
  2. Other chest pain
  3. Unspecified abdominal pain
In Texas
  1. Urinary tract infection, site not specified
  2. Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
  3. Other chest pain

60.1

Heart disease hospitalization**
43 in Texas

3,288

PQI rate*
4,656 in Texas

46

%
Flu Vaccination
46% in Texas
*per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries
**per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries

Mortality rate by cause

All-cause mortality rate for

Comal

county is

703.1

per 100,000 compared to 737.5 in Texas.

156.4

Heart Disease

169.7

38.3

Stroke

41.5

141.6

Cancer

147.8

16.8

Drug/Alcohol

18.1

15.9

Suicide

12.9

40.1

Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease

40.3

Primary Care Facilities

Rate of healthcare facilities per 100,000

0.0

Primary Care
Medical Homes
0 in Texas

1.5

CMS Innovation Models
0.9 in Texas

0.0

School Based
Health Centers
0.3 in Texas

1.5

Chemical Dependency Treatment Facilities
2.7 in Texas

0.7

Mental Health
Facilities
1.2 in Texas

0.0

Federal Qualified
Health Center
0 in Texas

Workforce

Rate of healthcare professionals per 100,000
Comal
County
Texas 
Direct Patient Care Physician
Primary Care Physician
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Registered Nurses
Community Health Worker
Psychiatrists
Psychologist
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Dentist

Health Behaviors

20%
Excessive Alcohol Consumption
20% in Texas
20%
Physical Inactivity
24% in Texas
13%
Smoking
16% in Texas

Social Determinants of Health

30.9
minutes
Mean travel time to work
26.4 in Texas
4.30%
Food stamps in the past 12 months
12.2% in Texas
87%
Internet Access
79% in Texas
8.3
ppm
Air Quality
7.4ppm in Texas
274
Violent Crime Rate (per 100,000)
420 in Texas
2.40%
Overcrowded Housing
4.8% in Texas
$1,109
Median Gross Rent
$998 in Texas
10.5
Victims of child abuse (per 1,000 children)
9.1 in Texas