DuPage County

Report
Welcome to
DuPage County
Illinois
Britney Sturm, Corinne Golzer,
Afua Attobra, & Jennifer
Stephney
Facts
 Located in the Chicago Metropolitan part of Illinois
 Second Largest County in Illinois
 Named after the DuPage River
 Became its own county in 1839 after a legislation
passed and separated it from Cook County
(Dupage County Public Data)
Highlights
 Population Size 930,528
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-females 49.3%
-males 50.7%
Consist of 9 townships and 33 cities
-Downers Grove, York, Milton, Lisle, Bloomingdale, Addison,
Winfield, Naperville, Wayne
10 Hospitals
-Central Dupage County, Dupage County Home, Edward Hospital,
Glendale Heights Community Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital,
Hinsdale Hospital, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Memorial Hospital,
Wyngarden Health Center, and Zace Sanitarium
70 different school districts
Median Resident Age= 35.2
(Dupage County Public Data)
Birth Rate
 As of 2005 the birth rate has decreased to 12,312 from 2000
where it was 12,528
 The Hispanic birth rate trend has steadily increased or remained
the same between 1991 and 1999
 From 1990 to 2000 the age group 0-4 decreased from 90.3% to
79.0% in whites, from 1990 to 2000 the age group 0-4 rose
slightly from 2.4% to 3.6% in African Americans and the age
group 0-4 tremendously grew from 5.9% to 14.5% in Hispanics.
 15.3% of DuPage County residents were born outside the U.S.
and 8.5% of the county’s population are “officially” non-citizens.
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Death Rate
 The county’s death rates have also increased roughly
15% to 5,708 per year
 DuPage death rate: 620.6 per 100,000
 Illinois death rate 840.1 per 100,000
 U.S. death rate 854.5 per 100,000
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Leading Causes of Death
 Compared to the 1999 causes of death in overall
DuPage county residents: 5,632 deaths
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#1 Heart Disease: 1,687 deaths (30%)
#2 Malignant Neoplasms: 1,407 deaths (25%)
#3 Cerebrovascular: 407 deaths (7.2%)
#4 Chronic lower respiratory disease: 251 deaths (4.5%)
#5 Influenza and Pneumonia: 179 deaths (3.2%)
(www.dupagehealth.org/health_data/leading_deaths_dupage_illinois.html)
Hispanic Leading Causes of
Death
 1999 Hispanic leading causes of death: 119 deaths
 #1 Hearth Disease: 21 deaths (17.6%)
 #2 Malignant Neoplasms: 17 deaths (14.3%)
 #3 Accidents: 12 deaths (10.1%)
 #4 Perinatal Period: 11 deaths (9.2%)
 #5 Septicemia: 5 deaths (4.2%)
(www.dupagehealth.org/health_data/leading_deaths_dupage_illinois.html)
Infant Mortality Rate
 As of 2003, the infant death rate per 1,000 live
births was at 6.7, lower than both the state and
national rates.
(www.dupagehealth.org/popups/infant-mortality.html)
Marriage Rate (15 & older)
Male
Female
 Never Married: 95,899
 Never Married: 79,901
(28.1%)
 Married: 205,759 (60.3%)
 Widowed: 6,633 (1.9%)
(22.2%)
 Married: 206,306 (57.3%)
 Widowed: 30,197 (8.4%)
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Divorce Rate (15 & older)
Male
 21,086 (6.2%)
Female
 31,522 (8.8%)
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Types of Employment
 Management and of companies and enterprises:
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10%
Educational services: 10%
Finance and insurance: 9%
Real estate, rental, and leasing: 8%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation: 6%
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Most Common Occupations for
Males
 Sales representatives, services, wholesale, and
manufacturing (7% of male population)
 Other common occupations include
-computer specialists
-supervisors
-top executives
-sales workers
-truck drivers
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Most Common Occupations for
Females
 Secretaries and administrative assistants (6% of
the female population)
-registered nurses
-teachers
-management
-retail sales workers
-supervisors
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Income
 Average wage per job in 2003:
-$45,183 annually
 Estimated household income:
-$77,033 annually
DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Transportation to Work
 Drove in their car alone to work: 80%
 Carpooled with other people: 8%
 Railroad: 6%
 Walked: 2%
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Education
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(Statistics for those 25 and older)
High school graduates: 20.6%
Some college or associates degree: 27.8%
Bachelor’s degree: 26.8%
Masters or doctorate degree: 14.8%
Those who did not finish high school: 10%
(DuPage County Illinois Detailed Profile 2005)
Poverty
 5.7% of residents live in poverty
 African Americans: 19.8%
 Hispanic/ Latino: 10.8%
 Non-Hispanics: 4.1%
(DuPage County Illinois Limited Profile 2005)
Hispanic Population
 The Hispanic population represents 9.0% of the overall
DuPage county population
• 12.3% of overall Illinois population based on 2000 census data
 The Spanish speaking population of DuPage County
has double in the last decade.
• 18% Access DuPage members speak one of at least 56 other nonEnglish languages
• 32% speak English as primary language
• 41% don’t speak any English at all
• 20.8% speak a language other than English at home.
 Half the people enrolled in the Access DuPage
Program speak Spanish as their primary language.
(www.dupagehealth.org/health_data/leading_deaths_dupage_illinois.html)
Health Insurance
 An estimate that at any particular point in time
there are about 33,500 low-income persons in
DuPage County who lack medical insurance.
• At some point during the year the number of those who lack
medical insurance can be as high as 42,900
• For those who lack medical insurance for the entire year is roughly
17,500.
 The number of low-income persons in DuPage
County is greater than the entire populations of 83
of the 102 counties in Illinois.
(www.dupagehealth.org)
Miscellaneous Info.
 #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest
percentage of residents that visited a dentist within
the past year"
 #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the
highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol
in the past 30 days"
 #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the
highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air
pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)“
(DuPage County Detailed Profile)
Communicable Diseases
 From 2004, Chicken Pox there were 273 reported
cases compared to 6,279 over all in the state of
Illinois
(Communicable Disease in DuPage County)
Communicable Diseases
 The second most prevalent disease in DuPage
County is Hepatitis C Carrier, with 185 reported
cases compared to 758 cases in the U.S.
(CDC DVH Viral Hepatitis Topics).
Chronic Diseases
 Cardiovascular Disease is the #1 killer not only in
the United States but also in DuPage County.
 In 2001 it accounted for 28% of all deaths in
DuPage
 To be more specific, Coronary Heart Disease
accounted for 21% of the 28%
(Health Status Report).
Cardiovascular Disease
1,400
1,200
Deaths
1,000
800
600
400
200
0
Deaths
25-44
39
45-74
464
75+
1,177
(Top Ten Leading Causes of Death).
Chronic Diseases
 The second leading chronic disease in DuPage
County is Malignant Neoplasms, otherwise known
as Cancer
 Cancer was the cause of 1,407 deaths in 1999
 The highest being lung cancer
 Colorectal cancer
 Breast cancer
(Health Status Report).
Cancer
 Although Cancer is the second leading cause of
death in DuPage overall:
 Cancer was the number #1 killer in ages 25-74 with 761
lives lost
 Second for ages 15-24, and 75+ with a combined 640
lives lost
(Iplan 2010).
Recommendations
 Top problems in DuPage county:
 Cardiovascular Health
 Malignant Neoplasm (cancer)
 Lack of Insurance/Language Barriers
Life Choice Program
 Program objectives
 Collect and review
previous health needs
and assets assessments
 Community would be
able to understand the
risk factor of these
diseases.
 Community would be
able to reduce the risk
factors of
cardiovascular, cancer,
hepatitis.
How are We Going to Help?!?
 Cardiovascular Disease
 Screening
 Ways to reduce risks
 Awareness
 Fitness
• Less driving more walking
• Biking
 Malignant Neoplasm
 Education
DuPage Delivers Health Care Bus
 Have a series of
healthcare busses that
travel to
neighborhoods &
schools
 Bilingual healthcare
workers
 Offering free
screenings, testing,
vaccines, physicals, &
etc.
References
CDC DVH - Viral Hepatitis Topics - Statistics and Surveillance. (n.d.). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved
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Communicable Disease in DuPage County 1996 - 2003. (n.d.). The DuPage County Health Department WebSite. Retrieved
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DuPage County, Illinois Marital Status. (n.d.). American FactFinder. Retrieved March 16, 2010, from
http://factfinder.census.gov
DuPage County Illinois. (n.d.). Hospitals. Illinois Gazetteer: City Profiles, Physical & Cultural Features. Retrieved March 16,
2010, from http://illinois.hometownlocator.com
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www.co.dupage.il.us/economicdevelopment
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References (cont.)
Health Status Report DuPage County, Illinois. (n.d.). The DuPage County Health Department WebSite. Retrieved
March 16, 2010, from http://www.dupagehealth.org/health_data/leading_deaths_dupage_illinois.
"Heart disease prevention: 5 strategies keep your heart healthy - MayoClinic.com."Mayo Clinic medical
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Iplan-2010. (n.d.). The DuPage County Health Department WebSite. Retrieved March 16, 2010, from
http://www.dupagehealth.org/iplan2010/home.html
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Neoplasms, m., & causes, c. d. (n.d.). Health Status Report DuPage County, Illinois. The DuPage County Health
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"no-smoke.org." no-smoke.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2010. <http://www.no-smoke.org/index.php>.
Reportable Communicable Disease Cases, 2000 - 2003. (n.d.). Illinois Department of Public Health Home Page.
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References (cont.)
Quick facts. (n.d.). US Census Bereau. Retrieved April 1, 2010, from www.quickfacts.census.gov
Top Ten Leading Causes of Death. (n.d.). The DuPage County Health Department WebSite.
Retrieved March 16, 2010, from http://www.dupagehealth.org/health_data/chart-leadingcauses-death03.html
U.S Census Bureau State and County Facts. U.S Census Bureau. Retrieved March 8th, 2010 from
http://quickfacts.census.gov
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