What does this indicator measure?

Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 codes: J40–J47.

Why is this indicator important?

Chronic lower respiratory disease (e.g., emphysema) is a leading cause of death in Indiana, killing approximately 3,800 residents each year.

About the data

Community: Union County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Respiratory Diseases

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Promising Practices: Respiratory Diseases

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