Statistics on children, youth and families in Michigan from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Michigan League for Public Policy
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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.show more
Definition and Source
The three-year average number of deaths to teens ages 15 to 19, and the rate is per 100,000 youth ages 15 to 19. An "S" indicates the average count for the three-year period was fewer than 2, so no rate is listed. Rates are suppressed to maintain reliability.
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 for 2008-2015 were corrected on 2/5/2019.
Data for 2016 were revised on 2/25/2019.
NA: Not Available; S: Data Suppressed.