FloridaCHARTS.com Rate Types

A crude rate is the number of events in a given population during a given time period divided by the total population and multiplied by a number (usually 1,000 or 100,000). More information

An AADR (age-adjusted death rate) is an estimate of what the death rate would be if the selected population had the same age distribution as the standard population. More information

CHARTS uses the 2000 Standard Population for these rates.

YPLL (Years of Potential Life Lost) is a proxy measure for the loss of productivity in a community as a result of premature mortality. It can also be indicative of various population or community health concerns. More information