Mortality data provides valuable insight into registered deaths and cause of death. This information can be used as an indicator of general health of an entire population. It can also highlight number of premature deaths, life expectancy and identify trends in causes of deaths. In 2015 the leading causes of death in England was Heart disease and Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, this may be representative of the ageing population.
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