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Maternal and Child Health

Birth Indicators

Birth indicators are measurements that provide insight into the number of births, as well as factors that might affect the health and developmental needs of these babies. These indicators are important to understand since they show how our community is growing and the health of the children being born here. For the section titled "Number of Births" below, percentages noted for a community represent the percent of births in Hillsborough County as a whole, while those indicated for the County are the percentage of births for the entire State. Learn more about Birth Indicators »

Number of Births
  USF Unincorporated Hillsborough County Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 8134.9% 10,00259.8% 16,7297.6% 221,391N/A
2010 8014.9% 10,11261.6% 16,4097.7% 214,519N/A
2011 8535.2% 10,53164.0% 16,4567.7% 213,237N/A
2012 8665.3% 10,41863.5% 16,4047.7% 212,654N/A
2013 8034.8% 10,45462.9% 16,6147.7% 215,194N/A

Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

The percentages shown below for "Teen (Under 18) Births" and "Low Weight Births" are the percentage of total births in the geographic area noted.

Teen (Under 18) Births

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  USF Unincorporated Hillsborough County Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 303.7% 2862.9% 5683.4% 6,5703.0%
2010 293.6% 2852.8% 5063.1% 5,6482.6%
2011 252.9% 2292.2% 4242.6% 4,9172.3%
2012 384.4% 2462.4% 4072.5% 4,4112.1%
2013 182.2% 1711.6% 3201.9% 3,8621.8%

Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

Low Weight Births

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  USF Unincorporated Hillsborough County Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 8410.3% 8038.0% 1,4328.6% 19,2978.7%
2010 8811.0% 8678.6% 1,4909.1% 18,7198.7%
2011 10111.8% 9028.6% 1,5449.4% 18,5588.7%
2012 9110.5% 8157.8% 1,4418.8% 18,2918.6%
2013 9011.2% 8548.2% 1,4939.0% 18,3718.5%

Low Birth Weight Birth Comparison

Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

Women Receiving Adequate Prenatal Care

One measure that contributes to healthy births is the number of women who receive adequate prenatal care (i.e. that self-reported they initiated such care in the first three months of their pregnancy).
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For the Adequate Care column, Y = Yes, N = No and U = Unsure.

  USF Unincorporated Hillsborough County Hillsborough County Florida
  Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women
2009 Y 476 58.6% Y 7,439 74.4% Y 12,122 72.5% Y 154,752 69.9%
2009 U 182 22.4% U 1,390 13.9% U 2,498 14.9% U 23,698 10.7%
2009 N 155 19.1% N 1,173 11.7% N 2,109 12.6% N 42,941 19.4%
2010 Y 427 53.3% Y 6,934 68.6% Y 10,850 66.1% Y 147,843 68.9%
2010 U 282 35.2% U 2,182 21.6% U 3,866 23.6% U 28,146 13.1%
2010 N 92 11.5% N 996 9.9% N 1,693 10.3% N 38,530 18.0%
2011 Y 564 66.1% Y 8,361 79.4% Y 12,790 77.7% Y 154,294 72.4%
2011 U 186 21.8% U 1,226 11.6% U 2,033 12.4% U 21,043 9.9%
2011 N 103 12.1% N 944 9.0% N 1,633 9.9% N 37,900 17.8%
2012 Y 696 80.4% Y 9,138 87.7% Y 15,884 96.8% Y 159,307 74.9%
2012 U 27 3.1% U 216 2.1% U 352 2.2% U 13,857 6.5%
2012 N 143 16.5% N 1,064 10.2% N 1,721 10.5% N 39,790 18.7%
2013 Y 633 78.8% Y 8,919 85.3% Y 14,180 85.4% Y 159,880 74.3%
2013 U 30 3.7% U 232 2.2% U 357 2.2% U 15,198 7.1%
2013 N 140 17.4% N 1,303 12.5% N 2,077 12.5% N 40,116 18.6%

Women Receiving Adequate Prenatal Care

Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

Birth Mothers’ Education Level – Percent with High School Education and/or Higher

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  USF Unincorporated Hillsborough County Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of MothersPercent of Mothers Number of MothersPercent of Mothers Number of MothersPercent of Mothers Number of MothersPercent of Mothers
2009 52664.7% 8,04780.5% 13,20478.9% 180,10081.4%
2010 55168.8% 8,27581.8% 13,23180.6% 177,80782.9%
2011 62373.0% 8,94184.9% 13,83184.1% 179,14984.0%
2012 61070.4% 8,81984.7% 13,78084.0% 180,54584.9%
2013 57972.1% 8,77684.0% 13,72782.6% 182,07684.6%

Mothers with a High School Education or Higher

Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse is the non-accidental infliction of physical or psychological harm on a child. Child Neglect is the failure of a caretaker to provide care or supervision for a child. It is important to understand the rate of abuse and neglect in our community since it can have negative effects on the health and well-being of the children in the community.
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Number of Children in Initial Reports of Maltreatment

The following tables are based on the number of children for which abuse and neglect reports were received by the state. Once the investigation is completed and closed, it is given a status no indication, some indication or verified. It is important to note that the following data is based on a significant sampling, but not all cases reported to DCF (with about 80-90% able to be geographically assigned to an area within Hillsborough County).

USF
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
No Indications 74 40% 68 43%
Some Indications 66 36% 49 31%
Verified 44 24% 42 26%
Total Children 184 100% 159 100%
% of Total Reports in Hillsborough County 2.9% 2.7%

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014

Hillsborough County
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
No Indications 2,443 38% 2,386 40%
Some Indications 2,381 37% 2,219 37%
Verified 1,542 24% 1,325 22%
Total Children 6,366 100% 5,930 100%

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014

Age of Children with Verified or Some Indication of Maltreatment

The following tables present the ages of the children who were involved in abuse or maltreatment that were verified or had some indication.

USF
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
0-5 years 51 46% 47 51%
6-10 years 33 30% 30 33%
11-15 years 22 20% 9 10%
16-17 years 4 4% 5 6%
Total Children 110 100% 91 100%
% of Total Reports in Hillsborough County 2.8% 2.6%

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014

Age of Children with Verified or Some Indication of Maltreatment in USF

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014

Hillsborough County
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
0-5 years 1,787 46% 1,592 45%
6-10 years 1,055 27% 1,011 29%
11-15 years 850 22% 743 21%
16-17 years 230 6% 198 6%
Total Children 3,922 100% 3,544 100%

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014

Age of Children with Verified or Some Indication of Maltreatment in Hillsborough County

Data Provider: Florida Department of Children and Families
Data Updated: August 2014


Locations / Demographics of Kids in Foster Care

The intent of this indicator is to provide localized data that will raise public awareness and reflect the important services being provided for abused and neglected children through supporting the continuing development of strong, healthy families. The tables that follow, and the associated maps, depict the number of children in each of the location type categories (see Learn More for definitions), as well as the age, race and gender of the children involved. Learn more about Locations of Kids in Foster Care »

Number of Kids in Foster Care by Location Category
CategoryUSFUnincorporated Hillsborough CountyHillsborough County
Adoptive Home 1 20 32
Group Care 0 112 126
In-Home Care 66 365 725
Licensed Family Care 15 360 510
Non-Licensed Family Care 34 358 673
Other 1 4 15
Total 117 1,219 2,081

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2014


Number of Kids in Foster Care by Age
AgeUSFUnincorporated Hillsborough CountyHillsborough County
Under 5 years 60 592 1,025
6-10 years 37 340 574
11-15 years 15 205 355
16-17 years 5 82 127
Total 117 1,219 2,081

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2014


Number of Kids in Foster Care by Race
RaceUSFUnincorporated Hillsborough CountyHillsborough County
Asian 0 3 7
Black 73 365 861
Hispanic/Latino 19 232 367
White 25 617 841
Other 0 2 5
Total 117 1,219 2,081

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2014


Number of Kids in Foster Care by Gender
GenderUSFUnincorporated Hillsborough CountyHillsborough County
Female 57 631 1,051
Male 60 588 1,030
Total 117 1,219 2,081

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2014


General Population Health

We currently do not present general health statistics for the communities in Hillsborough County. However, you can view county-wide statistics, from the Florida Department of Health. The Department of Health does present some health indicators by Census tract.

Reminder: USF has the following Census tracts: 108.03, 108.04, 108.05, 108.06, 108.07, 108.08, 109, 110.03, 110.06, 110.08, 110.10, 110.11, 111.08, 112.04, 112.06,

Florida Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set (CHARTS) Link to External Website.

You can use this tool to view:

Elder Health

We currently do not present elder health statistics for the communities in Hillsborough County. However, you can view county-wide statistics, from the Florida Department of Health.

Florida Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set (CHARTS) Link to External Website.

Hospitals

The following hospitals are located in USF.

Hospitals

Data Provider: Multiple Data Providers (Compiled by Florida Center for Community Design and Research)
Data Updated: March 2014

Environmental Health

Please view Mosquito Control Program under the Environment Theme

Please view Vegetation Control Program under the Environment Theme

Please view Air Quality statistics under the Environment Theme

Health Resources Directory

This section focuses on the available community resources in your community. Please click one of the following links to access the information maintained about the available resources and programs.

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Services

The 2-1-1 Tampa Bay program provides immediate and confidential crisis intervention, and information and referral services for a variety of community resources.

If you would like more information about community resources in Hillsborough County, call 211 or choose one of the resources from the dropdown list below to view the 2-1-1 Tampa Bay website Link to 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Website:

You will be directed to the 2-1-1 Tampa Bay website.

If you would like to add a program to or update program information for the 2-1-1 Tampa Bay database, please fill out the 2-1-1 Tampa Bay update form Link to External Website.

Hillsborough County Citizen Action Center

The Hillsborough County Citizen Action Center is countywide call center is open seven days a week.

If you would like more information about health resources in Hillsborough County, call the InfoLine at 272-5900 or view the Community Link Link to External Website. The Hillsborough County Directory of Services Link to External Website is also available on-line.

Websites of Interest

This section provides links to websites and documents related to the communities from sources both within and outside your community. These links can provide you further information about the topics presented on this page.

  • About the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Basic information about the ACA (aka "Obamacare"): Summarized information about coverage, costs, care, where to find out more. Includes full text of the law, and the detailed Patient's Bill of Rights.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc. - Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay provides safe environments for youth between the ages of 5-18 years during out of school time as an alternative to being on the streets or home alone.
  • ChildStats.gov: Forum on Child and Family Statistics - Annual report, "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being," provides a summary of national indicators of child well-being
  • Community Need Index - Interactive map that uses census data to graphically represent relative levels of social service needs in communities nationwide
  • Diabetes-Related Web Sites - Fact sheet listing recommended websites that have information about diabetes and the important lifestyle choices that help reduce long-term health risks
  • Family Resource Centers - Family-oriented programs and services are offered at no cost to participants. There are six Centers, located in North Tampa, Tampa Heights, Plant City, Brandon, and Ruskin.
  • Florida Department of Health - State public health agency that works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.
  • Florida Discount Drug Card Program - All Floridians can sign up for the Florida Discount Drug Card to save on their prescription medications. Use this web site to print a card, locate a pharmacy, and compare prescription drug prices.
  • Florida Kids Count Network - Nonprofit educational and research center that compiles and analyzes statistical data on child health and well-being, including policy analysis, grant and proposal writing, needs assessments and public education. Member of the national Kids Count Network.
  • Food Choices and Health - USDA research data about diet quality and nutrition, education, information and labeling, food access, food consumption and demand, and obesity.
  • Food Safety in the Home: Resources - Collection of fact sheets with tips for preventing foodborne illnesses by adopting safe practices in the kitchen.
  • Health News Florida - Health News Florida is a special project of WUSF Public Media that focuses on news and current events related to health and health care delivery in the state.
  • Healthy Living: Reliable Web Sites - List of trustworthy websites with information related to nutrition, health, food safety, and resources for older persons.
  • Hillsborough County Aging Services - Provides essential social and health services to residents ages 60 and older who are functionally impaired.
  • Hillsborough County Children's Services Division - Program offerings include child nutrition, clinical services, education, and medical care
  • Hillsborough County Health Care Plan - Information about a taxpayer-funded health care plan to give residents living at or below the poverty level access to quality medical care.
  • Hillsborough County Health Department - County public health agency that provides services to those unable to access private medical care, as well as providing educational resources that promote healthy behaviors.
  • Hillsborough Health Care Brochure - Comprehensive managed care program for residents with limited income and assets who do not qualify for other health care coverage.
  • Life Center of the Suncoast, Inc., The - Dedicated to providing counseling to people who have experienced the death of a loved one, victim of a crime, serious illness or natural disaster.
  • Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute - Research, training, and educational institution, a part of USF Health, specializing in the area of mental, addictive, and developmental disorders.
  • Mayo Clinic - The website of this national research and education nonprofit has a searchable online medical reference that everyone can use.
  • Public Welfare Foundation - Pursues a strategy of "service, advocacy, & empowerment" for meeting basic human needs & promoting democratic participation for people around the globe.
  • ReachUp, Inc. - Nonprofit that advocates for and mobilizes resources to help communities achieve equality in healthcare and positive health for families.
  • Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative - Organization which provides opportunities for collaboration by professionals who care for and advocate for those who are health-care underserved.
  • United Way Suncoast - Provides programs with a focus on education, income, neighborhoods and safety net services to people in need in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.
  • Vida Saludable: Sitios web confiables - Una lista de fuentes de internet confiables relacionadas con nutrición, salud, seguridad en los alimentos y recursos para personas mayores.
  • What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? - Frequently-asked questions about the health insurance "marketplace" or "exchanges" being set up as part of the Affordable Care Act (also known as "Obamacare")
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