Data briefs are statistical summaries used to raise awareness around public health topics.
Tarrant County Public Health offers these data to spur and support efforts on behalf of individuals, agencies and organizations that are affected by and/or are working to address these issues.
In 2018, 5,842 children and 2,898 adults were identified as victims of abuse/neglect in Tarrant County.
One in five Tarrant County residents aged 18-20 reported binge drinking in the past 30 days, despite not being of legal age to drink alcohol.
Tarrant County has the highest rate of birth defects among large Texas counties.
In 2018, there were 1,411 new cases of breast cancer reported among Tarrant County female residents and 240 deaths.
91 percent of Tarrant County infants were breastfeeding at time of discharge from place of birth.
The incidence rate of cervical cancer in Tarrant County is significantly lower than in Bexar and Harris counties.
Non-Hispanic blacks have a significantly higher diabetes mortality rate compared to non-Hispanic whites.
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