City of Plant City

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
  City of Plant City Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 5463.3% 16,7297.6% 221,391N/A
2010 5573.4% 16,4097.7% 214,519N/A
2011 5263.2% 16,4567.7% 213,237N/A
2012 5263.2% 16,4047.7% 212,654N/A
2013 5323.2% 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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  City of Plant City Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 346.2% 5683.4% 6,5703.0%
2010 244.3% 5063.1% 5,6482.6%
2011 254.8% 4242.6% 4,9172.3%
2012 183.4% 4072.5% 4,4112.1%
2013 152.8% 3201.9% 3,8621.8%

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

Low Weight Births

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  City of Plant City Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births Number of BirthsPercent of Births
2009 488.8% 1,4328.6% 19,2978.7%
2010 5910.6% 1,4909.1% 18,7198.7%
2011 458.6% 1,5449.4% 18,5588.7%
2012 438.2% 1,4418.8% 18,2918.6%
2013 458.5% 1,4939.0% 18,3718.5%
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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.

  City of Plant City Hillsborough County Florida
  Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women Adequate Care?Number of WomenPercent of Women
2009 Y 366 67.0% Y 12,122 72.5% Y 154,752 69.9%
2009 U 70 12.8% U 2,498 14.9% U 23,698 10.7%
2009 N 110 20.2% N 2,109 12.6% N 42,941 19.4%
2010 Y 333 59.8% Y 10,850 66.1% Y 147,843 68.9%
2010 U 119 21.4% U 3,866 23.6% U 28,146 13.1%
2010 N 105 18.9% N 1,693 10.3% N 38,530 18.0%
2011 Y 360 68.4% Y 12,790 77.7% Y 154,294 72.4%
2011 U 73 13.9% U 2,033 12.4% U 21,043 9.9%
2011 N 93 17.7% N 1,633 9.9% N 37,900 17.8%
2012 Y 415 78.9% Y 15,884 96.8% Y 159,307 74.9%
2012 U 13 2.5% U 352 2.2% U 13,857 6.5%
2012 N 98 18.6% N 1,721 10.5% N 39,790 18.7%
2013 Y 395 74.3% Y 14,180 85.4% Y 159,880 74.3%
2013 U 17 3.2% U 357 2.2% U 15,198 7.1%
2013 N 120 22.6% N 2,077 12.5% N 40,116 18.6%
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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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  City of Plant City Hillsborough County Florida
  Number of MothersPercent of Mothers Number of MothersPercent of Mothers Number of MothersPercent of Mothers
2009 33260.8% 13,20478.9% 180,10081.4%
2010 38368.8% 13,23180.6% 177,80782.9%
2011 37070.3% 13,83184.1% 179,14984.0%
2012 36769.8% 13,78084.0% 180,54584.9%
2013 38171.6% 13,72782.6% 182,07684.6%
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Data Provider: Florida Department of Health
Data Updated: August 2014

  • Faces Project: Woman to Woman - Educational and prevention program for teenage mothers and pregnant girls from Hillsborough County who are at high risk for academic failure and repeat pregnancies; provides one-on-one mentoring and support from community volunteers.

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).

City of Plant City
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
No Indications 101 38% 111 43%
Some Indications 126 47% 88 34%
Verified 39 15% 61 23%
Total Children 266 100% 260 100%
% of Total Reports in Hillsborough County 4.2% 4.4%

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

  • Child Abuse & Neglect Statistics - Find State, national, & international data & statistics on the incidence of child abuse & neglect & fatalities due to child abuse & neglect. Find information on data sources & estimated costs of abuse & neglect.
  • Healthy Safe Baby - Teaches parents how to choose a safe caregiver for their children, prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome, and promote safe sleep.
  • Save a Child: Know How to Identify and Report Child Abuse - This publication discusses child abuse laws and procedures for reporting abuse. It also contains information about different types of abuse and how to identify abused or neglected children.

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.

City of Plant City
  2012 2013
  Number of Children Percent of Children Number of Children Percent of Children
0-5 years 78 47% 62 41%
6-10 years 47 28% 39 26%
11-15 years 31 19% 43 29%
16-17 years 9 6% 6 4%
Total Children 165 100% 150 100%
% of Total Reports in Hillsborough County 4.2% 4.2%

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

Age of Children with Verified or Some Indication of Maltreatment in City of Plant City

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
CategoryCity of Plant CityHillsborough County
Adoptive Home 0 39
Group Care 6 148
In-Home Care 6 802
Licensed Family Care 14 446
Non-Licensed Family Care 24 767
Other 2 34
Total 52 2,236

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2015


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Number of Kids in Foster Care by Age
AgeCity of Plant CityHillsborough County
Under 5 years 21 1,057
6-10 years 13 616
11-15 years 8 405
16-17 years 10 158
Total 52 2,236

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2015


Number of Kids in Foster Care by Race
RaceCity of Plant CityHillsborough County
Asian 0 3
Black 24 1,057
Hispanic/Latino 7 370
White 21 804
Other 0 2
Total 52 2,236

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2015


Number of Kids in Foster Care by Gender
GenderCity of Plant CityHillsborough County
Female 24 1,074
Male 28 1,162
Total 52 2,236

Data Provider: Eckerd Community Alternatives
Data Updated: September 2015


Hospitals

The following hospitals are located in City of Plant City.

Hospitals

Data Provider: Multiple Data Providers (Compiled by the USF Water Institute)
Data Updated: June 2015

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