Leading Causes of Death, Aged 65 and Older, Alachua County

       
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 1
100
253.3
15,729
348.4
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 1
57
190.1
8,910
272.4
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 3
39
682.2
2,366
594.1
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020 1
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
10/1/2022 8:32:51 AM

Data Note(s)


FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.

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