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Maternal/Child Health

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Infant Mortality

Boone CountyTotal4.1 per 1,000 births (2009-2013)5.8 per 1,000 births (2014-2018)
State of MissouriTotal6.6 per 1,000 births (2009-2013)6.3 per 1,000 births (2014-2018)--
Equity Statement: In Boone County, black babies are two and a half times more likely to die by the age of one than white babies. [View more]

Chronic Disease

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Heart Disease Mortality

Boone CountyTotal143.8 per 100,000 residents (2009-2013)143.5 per 100,000 residents (2014-2018)
State of MissouriTotal197.4 per 100,000 residents (2009-2013)192.3 per 100,000 residents (2014-2018)--
Equity Statement: In Boone County, black individuals are one and a half times more likely to die from heart disease compared to white individuals. [View more]
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Diabetes Hospitalizations

Boone CountyTotal16.36 per 10,000 residents in 2011-201517.8 per 10,000 residents in 2016-2020
State of MissouriTotal18.78 per 10,000 residents in 2011-201521.6 per 10,000 residents in 2016-2020--
Equity Statement: In Boone County, the rate of diabetes hospitalization for black individuals is over three times higher than for white individuals. [View more]

Mental Health

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Mental/Substance Use Hospitalizations

Boone CountyInpatient11.7 per 1,000 residents in 201410.9 per 1,000 residents in 2018
Boone CountyER11.7 per 1,000 residents in 201413.5 per 1,000 residents in 2018
State of MissouriInpatient14.0 per 1,000 residents in 201414.4 per 1,000 residents in 2018--
State of MissouriER12.7 per 1,000 residents in 201414.4 per 1,000 residents in 2018--
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Students At-Risk for Internalizing Behavior Issues (Student Rated)

City of ColumbiaTotal15.9% in 201614.5% in 2019
Boone CountyTotal14.3% in 201612.4% in 2019
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Students At-risk for Externalizing Behavior Issues (Teacher Rated)

City of ColumbiaTotal11.9% in 201611.2% in 2019
Boone CountyTotal9.4% in 20166.7% in 2019