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    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.

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    Abuse and Neglect

    In 2018, 5,842 children and 2,898 adults were identified as victims of abuse/neglect in Tarrant County.

    Abuse and Neglect - Full brief

    Data Brief - Abuse and Neglect in Tarrant County

    Alcohol Use

    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.

    Alcohol Use - Full brief

    Data Brief - Alcohol Use in Tarrant  County

    Birth Defects

    Tarrant County has the highest rate of birth defects among large Texas counties.

    Birth Defects - Full brief

    Data Brief - Birth Defects in Tarrant County

    Breast Cancer

    In 2018, there were 1,411 new cases of breast cancer reported among Tarrant County female residents and 240 deaths.

    Breast Cancer - Full brief

    Data Brief - Breast Cancer in Tarrant County


    91 percent of Tarrant County infants were breastfeeding at time of discharge from place of birth.

    Breastfeeding - Full brief

    Data Brief - Breastfeeding in Tarrant County

    Cervical Cancer

    The incidence rate of cervical cancer in Tarrant County is significantly lower than in Bexar and Harris counties.

    Cervical Cancer - Full brief

    Data Brief - Cervical Cancer in Tarrant County


    Non-Hispanic blacks have a significantly higher diabetes mortality rateĀ  compared to non-Hispanic whites.

    Diabetes - Full brief

    Data Brief - Diabetes in Tarrant County


    In 2019 there were 29 fatal drownings in Tarrant County.

    Drownings - Full brief

    Data Brief - Drownings in Tarrant County
    This page was last modified on July 30, 2021


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