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TABLE 17
FIVE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY SEX AND AGE
TEXAS RESIDENTS, 2005
(Rates per 100,000 Estimated Population)

MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 595 24.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 439 18.7 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 251 10.2 42.2 1. Accidents [Injuries] 141 6.0 32.1
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 75 3.1 12.6 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 66 2.8 15.0
3. Assault [Homicide] 45 1.8 7.6 3. Assault [Homicide] 37 1.6 8.4
4. Congenital Malformations 38 1.5 6.4 4. Congenital Malformations 34 1.4 7.7
5. Diseases of the Heart 20 0.8 3.4 5. Diseases of the Heart 12 0.5 2.7
All Other Causes 166 6.9 27.9 All Other Causes 149 6.4 33.9
AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 2,056 112.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 698 41.2 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 964 52.8 46.9 1. Accidents [Injuries] 314 18.5 45.0
2. Assault [Homicide] 334 18.3 16.2 2. Assault [Homicide] 64 3.8 9.2
3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 317 17.4 15.4 3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 59 3.5 8.5
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 95 5.2 4.6 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 49 2.9 7.0
5. Diseases of the Heart 66 3.6 3.2 5. Diseases of the Heart 26 1.5 3.7
All Other Causes 280 15.4 13.6 All Other Causes 186 11.0 26.6
AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,334 132.8 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,069 64.6 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 834 47.5 35.7 1. Accidents [Injuries] 257 15.5 24.0
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 336 19.1 14.4 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 161 9.7 15.1
3. Assault [Homicide] 326 18.6 14.0 3. Diseases of the Heart 83 5.0 7.8
4. Diseases of the Heart 176 10.0 7.5 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 78 4.7 7.3
5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 126 7.2 5.4 5. Assault [Homicide] 65 3.9 6.1
All Other Causes 536 30.4 30.4 All Other Causes 425 25.8 39.8
AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 4,136 241.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,413 143.9 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 913 53.4 22.1 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 641 38.2 26.6
2. Diseases of the Heart 657 38.4 15.9 2. Accidents [Injuries] 364 21.7 15.1
3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 436 25.5 10.5 3. Diseases of the Heart 271 16.2 11.2
4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 374 21.9 9.0 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 108 6.4 4.5
5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus [HIV] 294 17.2 7.1 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 85 5.1 3.5
All Other Causes 1,462 85.5 35.3 All Other Causes 944 56.3 39.1
AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,377 550.1 100.0 ALL CAUSES 4,991 324.0 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 1,990 130.7 23.8 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,699 110.3 34.0
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,775 116.6 21.2 2. Diseases of the Heart 773 50.2 15.5
3. Accidents [Injuries] 870 57.1 10.4 3. Accidents [Injuries] 379 24.6 7.6
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 549 36.1 6.6 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 212 13.8 4.2
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 363 23.8 4.3 5. Diabetes Mellitus 207 13.4 4.1
All Other Causes 2,830 185.8 33.8 All Other Causes 1,721 111.7 34.5
AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 11,584 1,160.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 7,651 723.9 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,623 363.0 31.3 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 2,906 274.9 38.0
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,145 315.1 27.1 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,517 143.5 19.8
3. Diabetes Mellitus 562 56.3 4.9 3. Diabetes Mellitus 414 39.2 5.4
4. Accidents [Injuries] 521 52.2 4.5 4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 399 37.7 5.2
5. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 470 47.1 4.1 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 352 33.3 4.6
All Other Causes 3,263 326.9 28.2 All Other Causes 2,063 195.3 27.0
AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 15,104 2,681.5 100.0 ALL CAUSES 11,459 1,754.5 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,982 884.5 33.0 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,654 559.5 31.9
2. Diseases of the Heart 4,008 711.6 26.5 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,587 396.1 22.6
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,071 190.1 7.1 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 938 143.6 8.2
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 678 120.4 4.5 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 629 96.3 5.5
5. Diabetes Mellitus 628 111.5 4.2 5. Diabetes Mellitus 619 94.8 5.4
All Other Causes 3,737 663.4 24.7 All Other Causes 3,032 464.2 26.5
AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 33,262 8,396.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 47,205 7,523.6 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 10,278 2,594.7 30.9 1. Diseases of the Heart 14,358 2,288.4 30.4
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,107 1,794.1 21.4 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 6,784 1,081.2 14.4
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,209 557.7 6.6 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 4,290 683.7 9.1
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,177 549.6 6.5 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,082 491.2 6.5
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,202 303.4 3.6 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,545 405.6 5.4
All Other Causes 10,289 2,597.4 30.9 All Other Causes 16,146 2,573.5 34.2

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Last updated July 16, 2010