Health Factors

 

The following information is taken from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps.

It contrasts the demographics in Hickman County with the entire state. The county fairs a little better than the rest of the state for health care, mostly as a result of having a St. Thomas Hospital located in Centerville.

 

  Hickman
County
Tennessee
Demographics
Population 24,267 6,495,978
% below 18 years of age 21.8% 23.0%
% 65 and older 15.5% 14.7%
% Non-Hispanic African American 4.8% 16.8%
% American Indian and Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.4%
% Asian 0.3% 1.6%
% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1%
% Hispanic 2.0% 4.9%
% Non-Hispanic white 91.1% 74.9%
% not proficient in English 0.2% 1.5%
% Females 47.4% 51.2%
% Rural 100.0% 33.6%
Health Outcomes
Diabetes 13% 12%
HIV prevalence 74 301
Premature age-adjusted mortality 501.3 429.0
Infant mortality 11.8 8.3
Child mortality 50.5 63.8
Health Behaviors
Food insecurity 14% 17%
Limited access to healthy foods 3% 8%
Motor vehicle crash deaths 23 18
Drug poisoning deaths 18 16
Health Care
Uninsured adults 22% 20%
Uninsured children 7% 6%
Health care costs $11,319 $10,159
Could not see doctor due to cost 22% 17%
Other primary care providers 2,427:1 1,059:1
Social & Economic Factors
Median household income $33,816 $44,268
Children eligible for free lunch 54% 48%
Homicides   7

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