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Weekly Counts of Death by Jurisdiction and Select Causes of Death

Weekly Counts of Death by Jurisdiction and Select Causes of Death

This visualization provides weekly data on the number of deaths by jurisdiction of occurrence and cause of death. Counts of deaths in more recent weeks can be compared with counts from earlier years to determine if the number is higher than expected. Selected causes of death are shown, based on analyses of the most prevalent comorbid conditions reported on death certificates where COVID-19 was listed as a cause of death (see https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid_weekly/index.htm#Comorbidities). Cause of death counts are based on the underlying cause of death, and presented for Respiratory diseases, Circulatory diseases, Malignant neoplasms, and Alzheimer disease and dementia. Estimated numbers of deaths due to these other causes of death could represent misclassified COVID-19 deaths, or potentially could be indirectly related to COVID-19 (e.g., deaths from other causes occurring in the context of health care shortages or overburdened health care systems). Deaths with an underlying cause of death of COVID-19 are not included in these estimates of deaths due to other causes. Deaths due to external causes (i.e. injuries) or unknown causes are excluded. For more detail, see the Technical Notes.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Difference from 2015-2019 to 2020difference_from_2015_2019_to_2020difference_from_2015_2019_to_2020TextDifference in the number of deaths in 2020 relative to 2015-2019
Average Number of Deaths in Time Periodaverage_number_of_deathsaverage_number_of_deathsTextAverage number of deaths in a given time period and week number
NotenotenoteTextNote about data
YearmmwryearmmwryearTextYear
Week Ending Dateweek_ending_dateweek_ending_dateTextWeek ending date
Time Periodtime_periodtime_periodTextTime period
JurisdictionjurisdictionjurisdictionTextJurisdiction of occurrence
Percent Difference from 2015-2019 to 2020percent_difference_from_15_19_to_20percent_difference_from_15_19_to_20TextPercent difference in the number of deaths in 2020 relative to 2015-2019
Cause Subgroupcause_subgroupcause_subgroupTextCause Subgroup
Number of Deathsnumber_of_deathsnumber_of_deathsTextNumber of deaths
WeekmmwrweekmmwrweekTextWeek number
SuppresssuppresssuppressTextFlag for data suppression
State Abbreviationstate_abbreviationstate_abbreviationTextState abbreviation
Cause Groupcause_groupcause_groupTextCause group
TypetypetypeTextEstimate type (predicted or observed)

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