Data for Unintentional Poisoning Mortality Rate by County, 2008-2012
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. **Rates are displayed only for counties that have a minimum of 20 deaths. U.S. data are for 2010.
Data SourcesDeath Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics NCHS Bridged Population Estimates
DefinitionPoisonings include all resident deaths where an unintentional poisoning was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/05/2013