Data for Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis Disease Deaths by County, 2007-2011
Data NotesDeaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard.
Data SourcesDeath Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics NCHS Bridged Population Estimates
DefinitionChronic liver disease and cirrhosis deaths include all resident deaths where chronic liver disease and cirrhosis were coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/06/2013