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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, 2011
(Rates Per 100,000 Estimated Population)

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2011 -- TOTAL
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 167,997 654.3 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 37,955 147.8 22.6
2 Malignant Neoplasms 37,121 144.6 22.1
3 Accidents 9,301 36.2 5.5
4 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 9,115 35.5 5.4
5 Cerebrovascular Diseases 9,058 35.3 5.4
6 Alzheimer's Disease 5,394 21.0 3.2
7 Diabetes Mellitus 5,060 19.7 3.0
8 Septicemia 3,420 13.3 2.0
9 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 3,405 13.3 2.0
10 Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 3,093 12.0 1.8
  All Other Causes 45,075 175.6 26.8
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2011 -- WHITE*
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 115,199 894.9 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 26,692 207.4 23.2
2 Malignant Neoplasms 25,781 200.3 22.4
3 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 7,769 60.4 6.7
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 6,075 47.2 5.3
5 Accidents 5,953 46.2 5.2
6 Alzheimer's Disease 4,284 33.3 3.7
7 Diabetes Mellitus 2,514 19.5 2.2
8 Intentional Self-Harm 2,171 16.9 1.9
9 Septicemia 2,120 16.5 1.8
10 Influenza and Pneumonia 2,107 16.4 1.8
  All Other Causes 29,733 231.0 25.8
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2011 -- HISPANIC
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 32,638 335.0 100.0
1 Malignant Neoplasms 6,752 69.3 20.7
2 Diseases of the Heart 6,422 65.9 19.7
3 Accidents 2,399 24.6 7.4
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,758 18.0 5.4
5 Diabetes Mellitus 1,708 17.5 5.2
6 Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1,179 12.1 3.6
7 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 878 9.0 2.7
8 Septicemia 785 8.1 2.4
9 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 771 7.9 2.4
10 Alzheimer's Disease 739 7.6 2.3
  All Other Causes 9,247 94.9 28.3
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2011 --BLACK
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 20,160 659.0 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 4,841 158.2 24.0
2 Malignant Neoplasms 4,588 150.0 22.8
3 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,225 40.0 6.1
4 Accidents 949 31.0 4.7
5 Diabetes Mellitus 838 27.4 4.2
6 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 613 20.0 3.0
7 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 575 18.8 2.9
8 Septicemia 515 16.8 2.6
9 Assault 409 13.4 2.0
10 Alzheimer's Disease 371 12.1 1.8
  All Other Causes 5,236 171.2 26.0

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


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Last updated November 18, 2013