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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.

Diabetes as an Underlying Cause of Death (Age-adjusted Rates) by Race, Utah, 2009-2011

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American Indians and Pacific Islanders have exceptionally high death rates due to diabetes. Data shown are for 2009-2011 and age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using three age categories.

Data Notes

All races may be of Hispanic/Latino or non-Hispanic/Latino ethnicity.

Data Sources

Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health. Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Counties in Utah (2010 Census), U.S. Bureau of the Census.

Other Views


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
The information provided above is from the Utah Department of Health's Center for Health Data IBIS-PH web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Tue, 30 June 2015 19:52:38 from Utah Department of Health, Center for Health Data, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site:".

Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:20 MST