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Facilities
Workforce
Health Behaviors
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Demographics

By Race and Ethnicity

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Houston

NH White:
61.8
%
Hispanic:
10.9
%
NH Black:
24.7
%
NH Asian:
0.3
%
American Indian and Alaska Native:
0.2
%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
%
NH Other:
0
%
NH Two or more races:
2
%

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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Houston

Less than High School:
19.7
%
High School:
36.9
%
Some College:
29.3
%
College +:
14.1
%

Texas

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

By Gender

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Houston

Male:
54.2
%
Female:
45.8
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%

Houston

Male:
54.2
%
Female:
45.8
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%
44
Years

Median Age

34.4 yrs in Texas
15.0%

Uninsured Adults

17.4% in Texas
11.7%

Uninsured Children

11.1% in Texas
24.7%

Poverty Rate

15.5% in Texas
74%

Rural Population

15% in Texas
$34,297

Median Household Income

$59,570 in Texas

Health Needs

11.9%

Preterm births
12.2% in Texas

N/A

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

40%

Births to woman receiving late or no prenatal care
35% in Texas
390

Cases*

795,126
11

Deaths**

16,558
cases from 03/04 - 10/12
deaths from 03/07 - 10/11
12.9
%

Diabetes

10.9% in Texas
735.4

HIV Prevalence

392.7 in Texas
per 100,000 ages 13 & above
28.4
%

Obesity

33.6% in Texas

Top causes of ED utilization

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

46.8

Heart disease hospitalization**
43 in Texas

4,858

PQI rate*
4,656 in Texas

40

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

Mortality rate by cause

All-cause mortality rate for

Houston

county is

842.8

per 100,000 compared to 737.5 in Texas.

213.7

Heart Disease

169.7

38.9

Stroke

41.5

163.1

Cancer

147.8

N/A

Drug/Alcohol

18.1

17.8

Suicide

12.9

52.5

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

0.0

CMS Innovation Models
0.9 in Texas

0.0

School Based
Health Centers
0.3 in Texas

8.7

Chemical Dependency Treatment Facilities
2.7 in Texas

4.4

Mental Health
Facilities
1.2 in Texas

0.0

Federal Qualified
Health Center
0 in Texas

Workforce

Rate of healthcare professionals per 100,000
Houston
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

16%
Excessive Alcohol Consumption
20% in Texas
31%
Physical Inactivity
24% in Texas
18%
Smoking
16% in Texas

Social Determinants of Health

26.2
minutes
Mean travel time to work
26.4 in Texas
14.70%
Food stamps in the past 12 months
12.2% in Texas
56%
Internet Access
79% in Texas
8.6
ppm
Air Quality
7.4ppm in Texas
214
Violent Crime Rate (per 100,000)
420 in Texas
3.00%
Overcrowded Housing
4.8% in Texas
$676
Median Gross Rent
$998 in Texas
17.4
Victims of child abuse (per 1,000 children)
9.1 in Texas