A broad range of information is used to fully assess the health of Pierce County and measure the success of our collective efforts to improve the health of our communities. Key sources of this information include data around rates and causes of death (also referred to as mortality).
Death rates in the population as a whole help us to monitor the health of Pierce County overall. Monitoring mortality rates among major subgroups allows us to better identify communities at increased risk of death. Understanding around the leading causes of mortality is crucial in efforts to accurately determine and effectively address principal health risks in Pierce County.
Pierce County Death Data
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