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Child deaths ages 1 to 14 in Michigan

Child deaths ages 1 to 14

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Why This Indicator Matters

Child and teen death rates from all causes, such as accidents, illnesses, homicide and suicide, can reveal underlying issues and inequities within communities, such as neighborhood safety, access to healthcare or exposure to environmental toxins.
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Definition and Source



The three-year average number of deaths for children ages 1 to 14 and the rate is per 100,000 children ages 1 to 14. An "S" is listed for the rate when the count is fewer than an average of 2 for the three-year period. Rates are suppressed for small counts to maintain reliability. 

Data Source

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.


County-level data and data for the cities of Detroit and Flint were corrected for 2008-2015 on 2/5/2019.

NA: Not Available; S: Data Suppressed.

Last Updated

February 2023