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.
Diabetes as an Underlying Cause of Death (Age-adjusted Rates) by Race, Utah, 2009-2011
Data NotesAll races may be of Hispanic/Latino or Non-Hispanic/Latino ethnicity.
Data SourcesUtah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health. Population Estimates: National Center for Health Statistics, Bridged-race estimates of the resident population of the United States for July 1, 2000-July 1, 2011 (Vintage 2011) prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.
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 12/05/2012, Published on 12/16/2012