What does this indicator measure?

Mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population.

Why is this indicator important?

Important measures of the impact of disease, mortality rates are critical to public health planning.  Trends help understand the health status of the community, how it is changing and what needs to be evaluated in the health system.

About the data

Community: Switzerland County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Overall Health

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Promising Practices: Mortality Data

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