Life Expectancy

The difference in life expectancy between Washington State and Cowlitz County is only a couple of years, however the counties rate has slightly declined in the past two years. Goal:≥ state rate

Premature Death

This statistic relates to the number of years lost in life expectancy due to poor behaviors or decisions by an individual. Goal: ≤ state rate


The suicide rate is comparable to all of Washington state. Too many suicides, however, occur in the age group 20-34 years. Teen suicide rate is low. Goal: ≤ state rate