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Table 17 Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age Texas Residents

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TABLE 17
Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age
Texas Residents, 2010
(Rates per 100,000 Population)

MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 513 18.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 407 15.5 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 200 7.3 39.0 1. Accidents [Injuries] 118 4.5 29.0
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 63 2.3 12.3 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 69 2.6 17.0
3. Assault [Homicide] 36 1.3 7.0 3. Congenital Malformations 40 1.5 9.8
4. Congenital Malformations 26 0.9 5.1 4. Assault [Homicide] 25 1.0 6.1
5. Diseases of the Heart 17 0.6 3.3 5. Diseases of the Heart 15 0.6 3.7
All Other Causes 171 6.2 33.3 All Other Causes 140 5.3 34.4

AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 1,856 97.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 727 40.4 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 844 44.4 45.5 1. Accidents [Injuries] 328 18.2 45.1
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 332 17.5 17.9 2-3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 66 3.7 9.1
3. Assault [Homicide] 292 15.4 15.7 2-3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 64 3.6 8.8
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 85 4.5 4.6 4. Assault [Homicide] 57 3.2 7.8
5. Diseases of the Heart 52 2.7 2.8 5. Pregnancy, Childbirth, Puerperium 25 1.4 3.4
All Other Causes 251 13.2 13.5 All Other Causes 187 10.4 25.7

AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,407 132.1 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,155 64.5 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 904 49.6 37.6 1. Accidents [Injuries] 307 17.1 26.6
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 375 20.6 15.6 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 186 10.4 16.1
3. Assault [Homicide] 277 15.2 11.5 3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 105 5.9 9.1
4. Diseases of the Heart 181 9.9 7.5 4-5. Diseases of the Heart+ 75 4.2 6.5
5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 144 7.9 6.0 4-5. Assault [Homicide]+ 75 4.2 6.5
All Other Causes 526 28.9 21.9 All Other Causes 407 22.7 35.2

AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 3,601 209.0 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,149 123.8 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 799 46.4 22.2 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 548 31.6 25.5
2. Diseases of the Heart 579 33.6 16.1 2. Accidents [Injuries] 331 19.1 15.4
3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 420 24.4 11.7 3. Diseases of the Heart 264 15.2 12.3
4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 404 23.4 11.2 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 116 6.7 5.4
5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus [HIV] 162 9.4 4.5 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 80 4.6 3.7
All Other Causes 1,237 71.8 34.4 All Other Causes 810 46.7 37.7

AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,608 505.5 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,624 324.6 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 1,916 112.5 22.3 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,847 106.6 32.8
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,879 110.3 21.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 933 53.9 16.6
3. Accidents [Injuries] 952 55.9 11.1 3. Accidents [Injuries] 487 28.1 8.7
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 574 33.7 6.7 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 241 13.9 4.3
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 491 28.8 5.7 5. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 223 12.9 4.0
All Other Causes 2,796 164.2 32.5 All Other Causes 1,893 109.3 33.7

AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 14,123 1,123.5 100.0 ALL CAUSES 9,026 673.3 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,264 339.2 30.2 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,247 242.2 36.0
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,596 286.1 25.5 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,596 119.1 17.7
3. Accidents [Injuries] 694 55.2 4.9 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 480 35.8 5.3
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 661 52.6 4.7 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 402 30.0 4.5
5. Diabetes Mellitus 569 45.3 4.0 5. Diabetes Mellitus 380 28.3 4.2
All Other Causes 4,339 345.2 30.7 All Other Causes 2,921 217.9 32.4

AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 16,129 2,347.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 12,196 1,553.4 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 5,340 777.1 33.1 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,974 506.2 32.6
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,833 557.8 23.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,352 299.6 19.3
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,136 165.3 7.0 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,014 129.2 8.3
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 729 106.1 4.5 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 644 82.0 5.3
5. Diabetes Mellitus 588 85.6 3.6 5. Diabetes Mellitus 466 59.4 3.8
All Other Causes 4,503 655.3 27.9 All Other Causes 3,746 477.1 30.7

AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 36,292 8,091.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 48,876 7,176.0 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 9,989 2,227.1 27.5 1. Diseases of the Heart 12,643 1,856.3 25.9
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,501 1,672.4 20.7 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,016 1,030.1 14.4
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,549 568.3 7.0 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 3,927 576.6 8.0
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,127 474.2 5.9 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,379 496.1 6.9
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,445 322.2 4.0 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,830 415.5 5.8
All Other Causes 12,681 2,827.2 34.9 All Other Causes 19,081 2,801.5 39.0



+ These causes have tied.

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Last updated June 28, 2012