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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries

This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to unintentional injuries.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries

37.8
51.3
Comparison: CA Counties 

51.2

deaths/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Mendocino

Categories: Health / Prevention & Safety, Health / Mortality Data
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 58 California counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2014
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Why is this important?

Unintentional injuries are a leading cause of death for Americans of all ages, regardless of gender, race, or economic status. In 2007, unintentional injuries were the fifth leading cause of death overall in the U.S. In 2007, 123,706 people in the United States died from unintentional injuries. Major categories of unintentional injuries include motor-vehicle collisions, poisonings, and falls.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the deaths caused by unintentional injuries to 36 deaths per 100,000 population.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries : Time Series

2007-2009: 53.3 2008-2010: 53.6 2009-2011: 55.7 2010-2012: 51.2

deaths/100,000 population

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries

Comparison: Prior Value 

51.2

deaths/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Mendocino

Categories: Health / Prevention & Safety, Health / Mortality Data
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2014

Why is this important?

Unintentional injuries are a leading cause of death for Americans of all ages, regardless of gender, race, or economic status. In 2007, unintentional injuries were the fifth leading cause of death overall in the U.S. In 2007, 123,706 people in the United States died from unintentional injuries. Major categories of unintentional injuries include motor-vehicle collisions, poisonings, and falls.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the deaths caused by unintentional injuries to 36 deaths per 100,000 population.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries : Time Series

2007-2009: 53.3 2008-2010: 53.6 2009-2011: 55.7 2010-2012: 51.2

deaths/100,000 population

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries

Target Not Met
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target 

51.2

deaths/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Mendocino

Healthy People 2020 Target: 36.0 deaths/100,000 population
Categories: Health / Prevention & Safety, Health / Mortality Data
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2014

Why is this important?

Unintentional injuries are a leading cause of death for Americans of all ages, regardless of gender, race, or economic status. In 2007, unintentional injuries were the fifth leading cause of death overall in the U.S. In 2007, 123,706 people in the United States died from unintentional injuries. Major categories of unintentional injuries include motor-vehicle collisions, poisonings, and falls.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the deaths caused by unintentional injuries to 36 deaths per 100,000 population.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries : Time Series

2007-2009: 53.3 2008-2010: 53.6 2009-2011: 55.7 2010-2012: 51.2

deaths/100,000 population