Indicator Report - Deaths due to Diabetes as Underlying Cause
Why Is This Important?Diabetes is a leading cause of disability and death. It is currently the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. and sixth in Utah.
For more information, see http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/statistics.
Data NotesAge-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population.
Data SourcesPopulation Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Counties in Utah (2010 Census), U.S. Bureau of the Census. Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health.
DefinitionDiabetes as the underlying cause of death refers to the first-listed cause of death with ICD-10 codes E10.0-E14.99.
How We Calculated the Rates
Page Content Updated On 10/21/2013, Published on 11/12/2013