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TABLE 17
FIVE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY SEX AND AGE
TEXAS RESIDENTS, 2007
(Rates per 100,000 Estimated Population)

MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 611 24.2 100.0 ALL CAUSES 440 18.2 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 253 10.0 41.4 1. Accidents [Injuries] 146 6.0 33.2
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 64 2.5 10.5 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 53 2.2 12.0
3. Congenital Malformations 53 2.1 8.7 3. Congenital Malformations 36 1.5 8.2
4. Assault [Homicide] 45 1.8 7.4 4. Assault [Homicide] 32 1.3 7.3
5. Diseases of the Heart 17 0.7 2.8 5. Influenza and Pneumonia 17 0.7 3.9
All Other Causes 179 7.1 29.3 All Other Causes 156 6.5 35.5
 
AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 2,146 113.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 722 40.9 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 1,045 55.2 48.7 1. Accidents [Injuries] 345 19.5 47.8
2. Assault [Homicide] 340 18.0 15.8 2-3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer]+ 60 3.4 8.3
3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 300 15.8 14.0 2-3. Assault [Homicide]+ 60 3.4 8.3
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 95 5.0 4.4 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 56 3.2 7.8
5. Diseases of the Heart 58 3.1 2.7 5. Diseases of the Heart 33 1.9 4.6
All Other Causes 308 16.3 14.4 All Other Causes 168 9.5 23.3
 
AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,509 135.2 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,077 62.6 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 960 51.7 38.3 1. Accidents [Injuries] 287 16.7 26.6
2-3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide]+ 343 18.5 13.7 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 139 8.1 12.9
2-3. Assault [Homicide]+ 343 18.5 13.7 3. Diseases of the Heart 97 5.6 9.0
4. Diseases of the Heart 168 9.1 6.7 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 87 5.1 8.1
5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 150 8.1 6.0 5. Assault [Homicide] 70 4.1 6.5
All Other Causes 545 29.4 21.7 All Other Causes 397 23.1 36.9
 
AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 3,991 226.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,318 134.6 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 954 54.2 23.9 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 603 35.0 26.0
2. Diseases of the Heart 654 37.1 16.4 2. Accidents [Injuries] 371 21.5 16.0
3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 430 24.4 10.8 3. Diseases of the Heart 277 16.1 11.9
4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 364 20.7 9.1 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 118 6.9 5.1
5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus [HIV] 254 14.4 6.4 5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus [HIV] 102 5.9 4.4
All Other Causes 1,335 75.8 33.5 All Other Causes 847 49.2 36.5
 
AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,801 543.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,307 325.4 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 2,033 125.6 23.1 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,745 107.0 32.9
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,880 116.2 21.4 2. Diseases of the Heart 866 53.1 16.3
3. Accidents [Injuries] 1,033 63.8 11.7 3. Accidents [Injuries] 505 31.0 9.5
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 552 34.1 6.3 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 215 13.2 4.1
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 395 24.4 4.5 5. Diabetes Mellitus 197 12.1 3.7
All Other Causes 2,908 179.7 33.0 All Other Causes 1,779 109.1 33.5
 
AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 12,639 1,150.4 100.0 ALL CAUSES 8,285 713.7 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,845 350.0 30.4 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,095 266.6 37.4
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,391 308.6 26.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,593 137.2 19.2
3. Accidents [Injuries] 659 60.0 5.2 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 417 35.9 5.0
4. Diabetes Mellitus 559 50.9 4.4 4. Diabetes Mellitus 408 35.1 4.9
5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 495 45.1 3.9 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 406 35.0 4.9
All Other Causes 3,690 335.9 29.2 All Other Causes 2,366 203.8 28.6
 
AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 14,882 2,484.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 11,843 1,723.9 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,837 807.7 32.5 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,955 575.7 33.4
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,844 641.9 25.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,419 352.1 20.4
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,054 176.0 7.1 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 957 139.3 8.1
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 669 111.7 4.5 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 694 101.0 5.9
5. Diabetes Mellitus 572 95.5 3.8 5. Diabetes Mellitus 557 81.1 4.7
All Other Causes 3,906 652.2 26.2 All Other Causes 3,261 474.7 27.5
 
AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 34,393 8,250.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 47,640 7,394.6 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 10,048 2,410.3 29.2 1. Diseases of the Heart 13,701 2,126.7 28.8
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,214 1,730.5 21.0 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 6,831 1,060.3 14.3
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,324 557.5 6.8 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 4,203 652.4 8.8
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,216 531.6 6.4 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,172 492.4 6.7
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,290 309.4 3.8 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,485 385.7 5.2
All Other Causes 11,301 2,710.9 32.9 All Other Causes 17,248 2,677.2 36.2

+ These causes have tied.

2007 Annual Report List of Tables and References
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Last updated December 31, 2010