Death Dataset Aggregated at the State/County Level 1990 - Current Annual Health

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 19 Aug 2019

This dataset contains aggregate death data at the state and county level for Pennsylvania residents. The data are displayed by year, race/ethnicity, gender, age group and cause of death.

Tags: death, health, doh

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberCalendar year in which the death occurred
Race / Ethnicity Coderace_ethnicity_codetextThe code corresponding to the race or ethnicity. Multi-Race data are not available before 2013.
Race / Ethnicity Namerace_ethnicity_nametextName of the race or ethnicity. Multi-Race data are not available before 2013.
Gender Codesex_codetextThe code corresponding to the gender. T=Total (includes unknown sex), M=Male, F=Female
Gender Namesex_nametextName of the gender (Total includes unknown sex)
Age Group Codeage_group_codetextThe code corresponding to the age group. 0=All Ages (includes unknown age), 1=0 to 4, 2=5 to 9, 3=10 to 14, 4=15 to 19, 5=20 to 24, 6=25 to 29, 7=30 to 34, 8=35 to 39, 9=40 to 44, 10=45 to 49, 11=50 to 54, 12=55 to 59, 13=60 to 64, 14=65 to 69, 15=70 to 74, 16=75 to 79, 17=80 to 84, 18=85+
Age Group Nameage_group_nametextName of the age group
Cause of Death Codecause_of_death_codetextThe code corresponding to the underlying cause of death. Certain causes of death are only available for a specific gender. Example: Data for prostate cancer are only available for male and are not available for female or for total gender.
Cause of Death Namecause_of_death_nametextName of the underlying cause of death. Certain causes of death are only available for a specific gender. Example: Data for prostate cancer are only available for male and are not available for female or for total gender.
County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codetextCounty FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) code where Pennsylvania is given the value "000". 000=Pennsylvania, 001=Adams, 003=Allegheny, 005=Armstrong, 007=Beaver, . . . 133=York
County Namecounty_nametextName of the geographical region
Populationpopulationnumber≥0 or "NA" (Not Available). In non-census years, race/ethnicity population are only available for a few counties.
Number of DeathscountnumberNumber of Deaths