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General Mortality

General mortality is measured by comparing the observed outcome to the expected outcome. This is known as the O/E ratio. A low O/E ratio (below 1.0) indicates better than expected outcome and a high O/E ratio (greater than 1.0) indicates poorer than expected outcome.


Better Than U.S. Average At or Near U.S. Average Worse Than U.S. Average No National Average
or Too Few Cases

How To Read This Report:
An explanation of the scores and how the cell coloring relates to them.

Desired Performance

This indicates if a high or low score is best for this metric. In some case the desired performance will be neutral. In this case the desired performance is neither high or low and a color rating is not assigned to the statistic of that metric..


General Mortality Low   1 1
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Last Updated 01/29/2010