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    What's on this page…
  Learning about this Table
  Quick Reference Guide
  Tutorial
  Creating a Death Rates Table
  Sorting the Data on the Table
 

Modifying the Table

  Exporting Data from the Table
  Interpreting the Table
  Printing the Table
  Data Use Restrictions

Learning about this Table

  If you would like to read about this table, what it contains, and where the data comes from, click on the About this Table link to the right of the table.
     

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Quick Reference Guide

  If you would like to find a description of each section of this table, click on the Quick Reference Guide link to the right of the table.
     

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Tutorial

  For more information about how to use this web site section, click on the Tutorial link to the right of list boxes.
     

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Creating a Death Rates Table
To create a Death Rates Table, follow the steps below…

  1. Select the data you want to display in the drop down boxes at the top of the window.
  2. After you've made all of the selections you want, click on the Generate Table button located under the drop down lists. The new Table containing the data you just selected will appear below the data selection boxes.
     
     

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Sorting the data on the Table
You can sort the data on a Death Rates table by state name, death rate, deaths per year, or percent. To sort by one of these columns, click on the white button with the triangle on it under the column name. To sort a column in reverse order, click on the button a second time.
     
     
     
    Note: The column that the table is currently sorted by is indicated by a light blue background on the column and a black triangle the sort button.

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Modifying the Table

  You modify a Death Rates Table by creating a new Table. Following the procedures under Creating a Death Rates Table.
     

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Exporting Data from the Table
To export the data on a table to be used in Excel, SAS, or another program, click on the Export Data button located to the right of the table and follow the instructions on screen.

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Interpreting the Table
A text description has been provided to assist in understanding the Death Rates Table. Use the following procedure to access this text description.

     
  1. Click on the Interpret link located to the left of the Table.
  2. The text description will appear in a new browser window.
     

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Printing the Table
If you select Print within your browser or press the print button, the entire screen is printing including all controls. Use the following procedures to print only the Death Rates Table…

  1. Click on the Printable View link located to the left of the Table. A new browser window will appear containing only the Table you have created.
  2. Select Print within your browser or press the print button.
     

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Data Use Restrictions

  Before using this data, please click on and read the Data Use Restrictions link to the right of the table.
     
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