Beatties Ford Road Health Concerns
Mecklenburg Statistics (20)
With the help of Healthy Carolinians, a Community Health Assessment is conducted every four years; the most recent assessment was conducted in February 2007. Mecklenburg Healthy Carolinians uses this information to guide their efforts to support, promote, and encourage partner activities and collaboration. As identified in their 2007 community priority meeting, priority health areas include preventing chronic disease, access to healthcare, mental health, environmental health, substance abuse preventions, injury prevention, responsible sexual behavior, and maternal and child health.


Mortality(20)

Top Ten Leading Causes of Death
(Statistics for Beatties Ford Road on Epidemiology Page)
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, and The United States, 2007 North Carolina, and
The United States, 20
Cause
Mecklenburg
NC
USA
Cancer
1
2
2
Heart Disease
2
1
1
Stroke
3
3
3
Alzheimer’s Disease
4
7
7
Unintentional Injury
5
4
5
COPD
6
5
4
Kidney Disease
7
9
9
Diabetes
8
6
6
HIV Disease
9
*
*
Septicemia
10
10
10
* Not a top ten cause for NC or the US
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Source: NC State Center for Health Statistics; CDC NCHS


QUICK FACTS ON MORTALITY (20)

  • Cancer, heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of mortality for Mecklenburg residents, accounting for almost half of all deaths; they are the leading causes of death for people ages 45 years and above
  • Alzheimer’s disease is the 4th leading cause of death; white women who as a group live longest are most likely to die from Alzheimer’s disease. In 2004,
  • American life expectancy at birth rose to a record high of 77.9 years.
MORTALITY
Positive Trends
Falling mortality rates from cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, influenza & pneumonia.

Areas for Improvement or Concern

  • HIV disease remains a leading cause of death in this community, 9th for the total population and 4th for the African American population.
  • Motor vehicle crashes and homicide are the leading causes of death for the Hispanic/Latino community.
  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for adolescents.
  • Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for those one through 44 years of age


Health Care Facilities
PrimeCare Medical Center (27)
3627 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216
(704)335-0806; (704)393-1730

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday** 9am-2pm
This facility will see children 12 years and older.
The Center specializes in:

  • General Medical Care
  • Diabetic control
  • Weight Management
  • Internal Medicine
  • Urgent & Emergency Care
  • Workers Compensation
  • Sports & Pre-Employment and Comprehensive Physicals

Procedures commonly performed on-site are:
  • Osteoporosis screening
  • H-Pylori testing
  • Heart Monitoring
  • Nerve Condition testing
  • Cardiovascular Studies


Mountain Island Urgent Care
3500 MT Holly-Huntersville Road, Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 399-7800
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Mecklenburg County Health Department
2845 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216-3711
(704) 336-6500



Primary Health Care
508 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216-5334
(704) 347-1172
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Quality Home Care Services
3552 Beatties Ford Road Charlotte, NC 28216
(704)394-8968

  • Personal Care
  • Nannying
  • HIV Support

Carolinas Medical Center(4)
1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203
704-355-2000

  • 874-bed hospital
  • Level 1 Trauma Center

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