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Health Status Outcomes for Utah Population Characteristics: Age Distribution of the Population

Health Status Outcomes

Age is one of the most important risk factors for many diseases, including Utah's leading causes of death, heart disease and cancer. The relative youth of Utah's population is one important factor in our relative good health. In order to remove the "age effect" and allow accurate comparisons, health data are commonly age adjusted for presentation in reports such as this one. Age is associated with health status for many of the Indicator Reports included here.

Related Health Status Outcomes Indicators:

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:49 MDT