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Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Drug-induced Causes by Race and Sex
Michigan, 1999- 2012 and United States Residents, 1999- 2012
Michigan
Year All Races White Black
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1999 7.1 9.4 4.9 6.0 8.0 4.1 14.8 20.8 10.0
2000 9.0 12.1 5.9 7.8 10.7 4.9 18.7 25.4 13.0
2001 9.4 12.2 6.7 8.0 10.4 5.7 19.7 27.2 13.5
2002 10.7 13.9 7.6 9.5 12.4 6.6 20.8 28.1 14.6
2003 10.5 12.7 8.3 9.7 12.0 7.4 17.0 20.2 14.3
2004 11.9 15.8 8.2 11.4 15.4 7.5 16.7 20.8 13.2
2005 13.7 17.5 9.9 13.3 17.1 9.4 18.2 23.2 14.0
2006 16.5 21.4 11.7 16.2 20.5 11.8 21.5 31.8 12.7
2007 15.0 19.5 10.6 14.8 19.1 10.5 19.1 27.5 12.1
2008 15.7 19.4 12.0 15.9 19.5 12.2 18.4 24.7 13.2
2009 17.6 22.3 12.9 17.7 22.1 13.1 19.7 27.6 13.1
2010 17.3 20.6 14.0 17.8 21.6 14.0 16.9 18.9 15.3
2011 17.5 21.6 13.6 18.3 22.7 13.9 16.1 19.8 13.0
2012 16.6 19.5 13.8 17.5 20.7 14.3 14.1 16.4 12.1
United States
Year All Races White Black
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1999  6.8   9.4   4.4   6.8   9.2   4.4   9.3   14.3   5.1 
2000  7.0   9.5   4.6   7.1   9.4   4.7   9.0   13.5   5.2 
2001  7.6   10.1   5.1   7.8   10.2   5.3   9.2   13.6   5.4 
2002  9.0   11.7   6.3   9.4   12.1   6.7   9.9   14.2   6.1 
2003  9.9   12.8   7.0   10.4   13.4   7.4   9.9   14.1   6.4 
2004  10.4   13.3   7.6   11.1   13.9   8.1   10.1   14.3   6.6 
2005  11.3   14.4   8.1   11.9   15.1   8.7   11.2   15.8   7.2 
2006  12.7   16.4   9.0   13.5   17.1   9.8   12.9   18.9   7.7 
2007  12.6   15.8   9.3   13.6   16.9   10.2   11.0   15.4   7.3 
2008 12.6 15.8 9.4 14.0 17.4 10.5 9.3 13.0 6.1
2009 12.6 15.7 9.5 14.0 17.3 10.7 9.1 12.4 6.3
2010 12.9 15.9 10.0 14.6 15.9 11.4 8.7 11.6 6.2


Note: Age-adjusted death rates are based on age-specific death rates per 100,000 population in specified group. Age-adjusted death rates are computed by the direct method, using as the standard population the age distribution of the total population of the United States for the year 2000.

*: A rate is not calculated when there are fewer than 20 events because the width of the confidence interval would negate any usefulness for comparative purposes.


The underlying cause of death is the condition giving rise to the chain of events leading to death. Between January 1, 1979 and December 31, 1998, the underlying causes of death were classified in accordance with the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9), a coding structure developed by the World Health Organization. Starting January 1, 1999, causes of death were classified using the Tenth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). With each revision there are differences in classifying the underlying cause of death. Therefore, health statistics based on one revision are not directly comparable to the other revision without the use of comparability ratios.
(See "Comparability of cause of death between ICD–9 and ICD–10: Preliminary estimates." National vital statistics reports; vol 49 no. 2. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 2001. )
Before 1999, deaths were classified with ICD-9 codes . Starting in 1999, deaths were classified using ICD-10 codes .

Prior to rate calculations, death records with race not stated were randomly allocated to the white and black groups based on the proportion of Michigan Resident deaths in each of the racial categories for that year. Records with sex not stated were randomly assigned to male and female (50 percent each). Records with age not stated were allocated to the age group 85 and over.
Source: Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Community Health; Population Estimate (latest update 9/2012), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .

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