County Health Status Profiles 2015
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 2015 (PDF, 9.8MB)
County Data Sheets for 2015
California Data Sheet for 2015 (Excel)
Prior County Health Status Profiles Reports
California's Leading Causes of Death for 2013
Leading causes of death are those responsible for the greatest number of deaths. There were 248,118 deaths in California in 2013. The cause-of-death codes are defined by the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Second Edition.
||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
California residents only.
* 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 October 20, 2014.
Leading Cause of Death Reports
Death Data Trend Summary Report Page
Center for Health Statistics and Informatics Report Index
Vital Statistics Query System
California's Birth and Death Vital Statistics database interactive Internet interface query summaries.
DAReports@cdph.ca.gov for additional information.