Data News Item: Correction made to Total Population figure for service-area and region-level report areas for seven mortality indicators (CA only).

An error was identified in which total population figures for service areas and regions in California were reported as an aggregate over the three-year data collection period (2010-2012) rather than as a point-in-time figure. Population figures have been updated to represent the total 2010 census population. Mortality rates, both crude and adjusted, were unaffected by this issue. Affected indicators:

  • Mortality – Cancer
  • Mortality – Homicide
  • Mortality – Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Mortality – Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Mortality – Pedestrian Accident
  • Mortality – Stroke
  • Mortality – Suicide