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.
|Source: 1980-2014 Michigan Resident Death Files,
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services;
Population Estimate (latest update 9/2014),
National Center for Health Statistics,
U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories
National Vital Statistics Report(s).