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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 in Utah.

Age-adjusted Death Rates for Diabetes as an Underlying Cause of Death by Ethnicity, Utah, 2009-2011

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Data Notes

Age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population.

Data Sources

Population 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.

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Definition

Diabetes 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

Numerator: Number of deaths with diabetes as the underlying cause of death.
Denominator: Number of Utah residents.

Page Content Updated On 10/29/2014, Published on 11/05/2014
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Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:24 MST