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Death - Data and Statistics 

Many important public health indicators are derived from death certificates. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) receives certificates for all deaths occurring in the state and also for deaths to Ohio residents which occurred outside the state. These reports are combined into annual statistical data files which are used to calculate the statistics in this section of the ODH website. Mortality data are usually presented as counts or population-based rates. Mortality statistics are an important component of public health surveillance and assessment. In order to access the mortality statistical tables, click on the reports listed below.

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Six Leading Causes of Death

Contains: number of deaths by cause, age-adjusted mortality rate.

 Information Warehouse - A user-queried database for custom tabulations.

Mailing Address:
Ohio Department of Health
Center for Public Health Statistics and Informatics
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 466-2531
E-mail: datacenter@odh.ohio.gov

 

Last Updated: 10/29/2013