County Health Status Profiles 2014
County Health Status Profiles contains county data for selected health indicators as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and modified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in collaboration with the California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO). The County Health Status Profiles report is now available along with individual county data sheets in the links below.
County Health Status Profiles 2014 (PDF, 9.7MB)
County Data Sheets for 2014
California Data Sheet for 2014 (Excel)
Prior County Health Status Profiles Reports
Leading Cause of Death Reports
Death Data Trend Summary Report Page - for additional reports.
California's Leading Causes of Death for 2012
Leading causes of death are those responsible for the greatest number of deaths. There were 242,461 deaths in California in 2012. The cause-of-death codes are defined by the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Second Edition. Hyperlinks are provided to prior topic reports.
||Diseases of Heart
||I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51
||Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer)
||Cerebrovascular Diseases (Stroke)
||Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
||Accidents (Unintentional Injuries)
||Influenza and Pneumonia
||Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis
||Essential Hypertension and Hypertensive Renal Disease
* The ICD-10 code for J09 was amended in 2009 to reflect the inclusion of Influenza A/H1N1 pandemic 2009 (swine flu). The revised J09 title is Influenza due to certain identified influenza virus.
Detailed procedures and further information regarding the 113 Selected Causes-of-Death are provided in NCHS Instruction Manual, Part 9: ICD-10 Underlying Cause-of-Death Lists Tabulating Mortality Statistics. Updated March 2011; National Center of Health Statistics. Available from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/Part9InstructionManual2011.pdf, accessed November 19, 2013.
DAReports@cdph.ca.gov for additional information.