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Mortality Ranking

This indicator shows the ranking of the county in overall length of life according to the County Health Rankings. The ranking is based on a measure of premature death. 

Mortality Ranking

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Comparison: FL Counties 

2

Measurement Period: 2014

County: Miami-Dade

Data Source: County Health Rankings
Categories: Health / County Health Rankings, Health / Mortality Data
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Counties are ranked relative to the health of other counties in the same state on a variety of health measures. Those having high ranks, e.g. 1 or 2, are considered to be the "healthiest." Use caution when comparing current ranking to previous time periods as ranking criteria may have changed.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: March 2014
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Why is this important?

Measures of mortality are commonly used to understand the distribution of premature deaths and leading causes of death. This information enables communities to allocate resources to high-risk groups as well as to the investigation and implementation of community-level prevention strategies.

Mortality Ranking : Time Series

2011: 5 2012: 5 2013: 2 2014: 2

Mortality Ranking

Comparison: Prior Value 

2

Measurement Period: 2014

County: Miami-Dade

Data Source: County Health Rankings
Categories: Health / County Health Rankings, Health / Mortality Data
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Counties are ranked relative to the health of other counties in the same state on a variety of health measures. Those having high ranks, e.g. 1 or 2, are considered to be the "healthiest." Use caution when comparing current ranking to previous time periods as ranking criteria may have changed.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: March 2014

Why is this important?

Measures of mortality are commonly used to understand the distribution of premature deaths and leading causes of death. This information enables communities to allocate resources to high-risk groups as well as to the investigation and implementation of community-level prevention strategies.

Mortality Ranking : Time Series

2011: 5 2012: 5 2013: 2 2014: 2