Term: Causes of Death

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-05-15


This indicator measures the distribution or frequency of cause of death based on five years of Vital Statistics mortality data. This indicator is grouped according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) chapters and reported by geographic area. Typically only the top five or ten causes are reported.

For more detailed information on the categories from the ICD chapters, see:

For more information from MCHP research, see:

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