Leading Causes of Death

Leading Causes of Death, Aged 65 and Older, Alachua County
Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
Age Adjusted Death Rates for Leading Causes of Death by Race and Ethnicity, Alachua County, 2020
Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
  
COUNTYSTATE
IndicatorMeasureYear(s)Quartile 
(Most to Least Favorable)
1234
CountPercent/ RateCountPercent/ Rate
Per 100,0002020 2
1,701
4,309.4
181,836
4,027.4
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 2
1,301
4,338.5
133,098
4,069.1
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 3
294
5,142.6
17,780
4,464.2
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020 2
57
3,000.0
26,522
3,701.9
Per 100,0002020 1
303
767.6
40,659
900.5
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 1
238
793.7
30,010
917.5
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 2
49
857.1
3,906
980.7
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020 2
8
421.1
5,731
799.9
Per 100,0002020 3
331
838.6
34,472
763.5
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 3
269
897.1
26,350
805.6
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 2
41
717.2
3,008
755.2
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020 3
10
526.3
4,299
600.0
Per 100,0002020
100
253.3
15,729
348.4
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020
57
190.1
8,910
272.4
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
39
682.2
2,366
594.1
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
2
105.3
3,981
555.7
Per 100,0002020 3
111
281.2
13,731
304.1
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 2
78
260.1
9,576
292.8
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 3
25
437.3
1,487
373.4
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
7
368.4
2,329
325.1
Per 100,0002020 1
70
177.3
10,128
224.3
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 1
61
203.4
8,427
257.6
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
7
122.4
526
132.1
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
1
52.6
1,016
141.8
Per 100,0002020 3
75
190.0
7,171
158.8
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 3
64
213.4
5,061
154.7
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
7
122.4
489
122.8
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
4
210.5
1,474
205.7
Per 100,0002020 3
29
73.5
3,066
67.9
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 2
21
70.0
2,399
73.3
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
3
52.5
151
37.9
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
3
157.9
455
63.5
Per 100,0002020 2
39
98.8
5,511
122.1
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 2
25
83.4
3,321
101.5
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 2
10
174.9
963
241.8
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
1
52.6
1,025
143.1
Per 100,0002020 4
70
177.3
5,149
114.0
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 4
60
200.1
4,220
129.0
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
2
35.0
278
69.8
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
2
105.3
496
69.2
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Data Note(s)


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Data Notes:

  • Data are based on county of residence.

  • Quartiles are calculated when data is available for at least 51 counties.

  • If cells are blank, data are not available.

  • Data are suppressed when there are 1 to 4 hospitalizations or emergency department visits in a year.

  • Percent licensed drivers by age group is the proportion of people by age group with a Florida driver’s license divided by the estimated population for that age group. In some cases, the result is greater than 100%.

  • The leading causes of death presented in this report are the most frequently occurring causes of death among Florida residents aged 65 years and older.

Data Sources:

  • 1 Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research, midyear (July 1) population estimates

  • 2 United States Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

  • 3 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • 4 Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

  • 5 Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Florida Department of Health

  • 6 Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance

  • 7 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • 8 Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

  • 9 Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Silver Alert Monthly Reports

  • 10 Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Profile of Older Floridians

  • 11 Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics