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Indicator Report - Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Deaths

Why Is This Important?

In Utah in 2013, motor vehicle traffic crashes (MVTCs) accounted for 192 deaths. This was one of the main injury causes of death. Other types of injury death that year included accidental and undetermined poisoning (531), suicide (570), and unintentional falls (231).

Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Death Rates, Utah and U.S., 1999-2013 and U.S. 1999-2012

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Data Notes

ICD-10 codes V02-04 [.1-.9], V09.2, V12-14 [.3-.9], V19 [.4-.6], V20-V28 [.3-.9], V29-79 [.4-.9], V80 [.3-.5], V81-82 [.1], V83-86 [.0-.3], V87 [.0-.8], V89.2.   Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health. Population Estimates: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) through a collaborative agreement with the U.S. Census Bureau, IBIS Version 2013. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control's Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS).

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Definition

Motor vehicle traffic crash deaths among Utah residents per 100,000. ICD-10 codes V02-04 [.1-.9], V09.2, V12-14 [.3-.9], V19 [.4-.6], V20-V28 [.3-.9], V29-79 [.4-.9], V80 [.3-.5], V81-82 [.1], V83-86 [.0-.3], V87 [.0-.8], V89.2.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of Utah resident deaths due to motor vehicle traffic crashes.
Denominator: Total number of persons in the population of Utah.

Page Content Updated On 12/02/2014, Published on 12/02/2014
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 Mon, 22 December 2014 21:20:16 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: Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:36:45 MST