Table 8
Number and Age-Adjusted Rate of COVID‐19 Deaths
by Sex and Selected County,
Black Michigan Residents, 2020
County Deaths Age-Adjusted Rate
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Michigan 2,966 1,610 1,356 207.3 ±7.6 277.0 ±13.9 158.6 ±8.6
Berrien 39 24 15 182.7 ±58.1 283.8 ±116.9 *  
Calhoun 31 18 13 206.5 ±73.5 *   *  
Genesee 166 89 77 185.9 ±28.8 234.5 ±50.0 150.7 ±34.2
Ingham 27 14 13 103.3 ±40.2 *   *  
Jackson 28 22 6 327.0 ±125.6 527.8 ±241.1 *  
Kalamazoo 24 14 10 109.2 ±44.8 *   *  
Kent 57 28 29 123.0 ±33.5 140.0 ±57.2 108.1 ±40.2
Macomb 214 119 95 289.9 ±42.8 403.1 ±85.6 220.4 ±47.3
Muskegon 39 27 12 188.5 ±60.1 319.8 ±126.8 *  
Oakland 402 223 179 192.6 ±19.1 288.3 ±38.7 134.6 ±20.0
Saginaw 68 37 31 186.1 ±45.5 236.6 ±79.2 141.7 ±51.1
Washtenaw 40 17 23 105.3 ±33.4 *   98.0 ±40.5
Wayne 1,757 932 825 233.2 ±11.1 310.5 ±20.4 180.2 ±12.5
           

Note: Age-adjusted death rates are based on age-specific death rates per 100,000 population in specified group. Age-adjusted death rates are computed by the direct method, using as the standard population the age distribution of the total population of the United States as projected for the year 2000. 

Asterisk (*) indicates that data do not meet standards of reliability or precision.

COVID‐19 deaths were classified using ICD-10 U07.1 or U07.2 as the underlying cause of death.

Table generated October 25, 2021.


Source: 2020 Michigan Resident Death File, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.