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Table 16 Leading Causes of Death by Race Ethnicity Texas

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Table 16
Leading Causes of Death by Race/Ethnicity
Texas, 2010
(Rates Per 100,000 Estimated Population)

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2010 -- TOTAL
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 166,059 660.4 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 38,096 151.5 22.9
2 Malignant Neoplasms 36,652 145.8 22.1
3 Cerebrovascular Diseases 9,154 36.4 5.5
4 Accidents 9,133 36.3 5.5
5 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 8,910 35.4 5.4
6 Alzheimer's Disease 5,200 20.7 3.1
7 Diabetes Mellitus 4,738 18.8 2.9
8 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 3,870 15.4 2.3
9 Septicemia 3,166 12.6 1.9
10 Influenza and Pneumonia 3,013 12.0 1.8
  All Other Causes 44,127 175.5 26.6
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2010 -- WHITE*
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 114,453 902.5 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 27,118 213.8 23.7
2 Malignant Neoplasms 25,459 200.8 22.2
3 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 7,590 59.9 6.6
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 6,289 49.6 5.5
5 Accidents 6,013 47.4 5.3
6 Alzheimer's Disease 4,189 33.0 3.7
7 Diabetes Mellitus 2,413 19.0 2.1
8 Intentional Self-Harm 2,210 17.4 1.9
9 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 2,173 17.1 1.9
10 Influenza and Pneumonia 2,066 16.3 1.8
  All Other Causes 28,933 228.2 25.3
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2010 -- HISPANIC
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 32,024 338.5 100.0
1 Malignant Neoplasms 6,599 69.8 20.6
2 Diseases of the Heart 6,418 67.8 20.0
3 Accidents 2,261 23.9 7.1
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,704 18.0 5.3
5 Diabetes Mellitus 1,552 16.4 4.8
6 Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1,116 11.8 3.5
7 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 1,083 11.4 3.4
8 Septicemia 795 8.4 2.5
9 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 736 7.8 2.3
10 Alzheimer's Disease 671 7.1 2.1
  All Other Causes 9,089 96.1 28.4
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2010 --BLACK
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 19,582 652.0 100.0
1 Malignant Neoplasms 4,594 153.0 23.5
2 Diseases of the Heart 4,560 151.8 23.3
3 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,161 38.7 5.9
4 Accidents 859 28.6 4.4
5 Diabetes Mellitus 773 25.7 3.9
6 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 614 20.4 3.1
7 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 584 19.4 3.0
8 Septicemia 472 15.7 2.4
9 Assault 429 14.3 2.2
10 Human Immunodeficiency Virus [HIV] 341 11.4 1.7
  All Other Causes 5,195 173.0 26.6

Note: * Data for Other deaths are grouped within the White category.


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Last updated June 28, 2012