Table 11
Number and Age-Adjusted Rate of COVID‐19 Deaths
by Sex and Local Health Department,
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 County Health Department 39 24 15 182.7 ±58.1 283.8 ±116.9 *  
Calhoun County Health Department 31 18 13 206.5 ±73.5 *   *  
City of Detroit Health Department 1,428 750 678 231.4 ±12.2 305.0 ±22.3 180.4 ±13.8
Genesee County Health Department 166 89 77 185.9 ±28.8 234.5 ±50.0 150.7 ±34.2
Ingham County Health Department 27 14 13 103.3 ±40.2 *   *  
Jackson County Health Department 28 22 6 327.0 ±125.6 527.8 ±241.1 *  
Kalamazoo County Human Services Department 24 14 10 109.2 ±44.8 *   *  
Kent County Health Department 57 28 29 123.0 ±33.5 140.0 ±57.2 108.1 ±40.2
Macomb County Health Department 214 119 95 289.9 ±42.8 403.1 ±85.6 220.4 ±47.3
Muskegon County Health Department 39 27 12 188.5 ±60.1 319.8 ±126.8 *  
Oakland County Health Department 402 223 179 192.6 ±19.1 288.3 ±38.7 134.6 ±20.0
Saginaw County Health Department 68 37 31 186.1 ±45.5 236.6 ±79.2 141.7 ±51.1
Washtenaw County Health Department 40 17 23 105.3 ±33.4 *   98.0 ±40.5
Wayne County Health Department 329 182 147 244.4 ±27.1 339.0 ±51.0 182.1 ±30.1
           

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 27, 2021.


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