Years of potential life lost before age 75 per population. Years of life lost is calculated as the difference between age of death and 75 (e.g., a death at age 65 contributes 10 years of life lost), summed for all deaths in a community.
Multiple Cause Mortality Data, National Vital Statistics System, National Center for Health Statistics
Years of Collection
How the Measure is Calculated
(Sum of years of life lost / Total population) x 100,000