Improvements made to calculations for all mortality indicators sourced from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) Database.

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State-level mortality rates now queried directly from the CDC WONDER database (instead of summarized from county-level data) to provide more accurate estimates. The previous method was affected by data suppression in some states, resulting in inaccurate figures. Affected indicators: Cancer … Continued