Definitions: Deaths to teens between age 15 and 19 per 100,000 teens in this age group.
The data are reported by the place of residence, not the place where the death occurred.
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.
2003-2010 data: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Multiple Causes of Death Public Use Files for 2003-2010 CD-Rom.
2002 data: Special tabulations from CDC, NCHS, Division of Vital Statistics, Worktable III. Deaths From 358 Selected Causes, by 5-Year Age Groups, Race, and Sex: United States and Each State.
2000-2001 data: CDC, NCHS, Division of Vital Statistics, Worktable III. Deaths from 358 selected causes, by 5-year age groups, race, and sex: United States and Each State.
Population Statistics: U.S. Census Bureau.
2001 through 2010 data: State Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
2000 data: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data, Table P14.
1996 through1999 data: Intercensal State and County Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
1990 through 1995 data: Data from Population Division.
S – NCHS reporting standards not met. N.A. – Data not available.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most
recent Census counts. Cities for which data is collected may change