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Indicator Report - Deaths From All Causes

Why Is This Important?

The overall death rate of a population reflects the average life expectancy of individuals in that population. The lower the death rate, the higher the life expectancy.

Death Rates, All Causes by Race, Utah, 2008-2012

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The death rate for Black Utahns was significantly higher than for all Utahns. Asians had a significantly lower death rate than the state.

Data Notes

Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population using 3 age groups.

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, U.S. Bureau of the Census, IBIS Version 2011.

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Definition

Number of persons who died from any cause of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of persons who died.
Denominator: Number of persons in population.

Page Content Updated On 02/20/2014, Published on 03/26/2014
The information provided above is from the Utah Department of Health's Center for Health Data IBIS-PH web site (http://ibis.health.utah.gov). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Fri, 24 October 2014 10:49:54 from Utah Department of Health, Center for Health Data, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.utah.gov".

Content updated: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:24:12 MDT