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Table 17 Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age

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TABLE 17
FIVE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY SEX AND AGE
TEXAS RESIDENTS, 2011
(Rates per 100,000 Population)

MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 571 20.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 389 14.7 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 182 6.6 31.9 1. Accidents [Injuries] 125 4.7 32.1
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 72 2.6 12.6 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 53 2.0 13.6
3. Assault [Homicide] 55 2.0 9.6 3. Congenital Malformations 34 1.3 8.7
4. Congenital Malformations 44 1.6 7.7 4. Assault [Homicide] 22 0.8 5.7
5. Diseases of the Heart 23 0.8 4.0 5. Diseases of the Heart 20 0.8 5.1
All Other Causes 195 7.0 34.2 All Other Causes 135 5.1 34.7

AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 1,892 97.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 672 36.7 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 896 46.1 47.4 1. Accidents [Injuries] 282 15.4 42.0
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 322 16.6 17.0 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 65 3.5 9.7
3. Assault [Homicide] 248 12.8 13.1 3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 59 3.2 8.8
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 97 5.0 5.1 4. Assault [Homicide] 47 2.6 7.0
5. Diseases of the Heart 65 3.3 3.4 5. Diseases of the Heart 33 1.8 4.9
All Other Causes 264 13.6 14.0 All Other Causes 186 10.1 27.7

AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,491 135.5 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,146 63.5 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 1,013 55.1 40.7 1. Accidents [Injuries] 288 16.0 25.1
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 373 20.3 15.0 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 156 8.6 13.6
3. Assault [Homicide] 276 15.0 11.1 3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 97 5.4 8.5
4. Diseases of the Heart 183 10.0 7.3 4. Diseases of the Heart 96 5.3 8.4
5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 124 6.7 5.0 5. Assault [Homicide] 58 3.2 5.1
All Other Causes 522 28.4 21.0 All Other Causes 451 25.0 39.4

AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 3,445 197.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,232 126.9 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 790 45.3 22.9 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 562 32.0 25.2
2. Diseases of the Heart 569 32.6 16.5 2. Accidents [Injuries] 350 19.9 15.7
3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 420 24.1 12.2 3. Diseases of the Heart 316 18.0 14.2
4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 393 22.5 11.4 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 113 6.4 5.1
5. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 151 8.7 4.4 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 87 4.9 3.9
All Other Causes 1,122 64.4 32.6 All Other Causes 804 45.7 36.0

AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,705 506.4 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,383 308.1 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 2,005 116.6 23.0 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,768 101.2 32.8
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,853 107.8 21.3 2. Diseases of the Heart 832 47.6 15.5
3. Accidents [Injuries] 971 56.5 11.2 3. Accidents [Injuries] 472 27.0 8.8
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 627 36.5 7.2 4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 292 16.7 5.4
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 428 24.9 4.9 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 194 11.1 3.6
All Other Causes 2,821 164.1 32.4 All Other Causes 1,825 104.5 33.9

AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 14,785 1,113.0 100.0 ALL CAUSES 9,504 670.3 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,544 342.1 30.7 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,383 238.6 35.6
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,661 275.6 24.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,730 122.0 18.2
3. Accidents [Injuries] 778 58.6 5.3 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 457 32.2 4.8
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 638 48.0 4.3 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 440 31.0 4.6
5. Diabetes Mellitus 591 44.5 4.0 5. Diabetes Mellitus 416 29.3 4.4
All Other Causes 4,573 344.2 30.9 All Other Causes 3,078 217.1 32.4

AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 16,603 2,278.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 12,694 1,531.9 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 5,389 739.5 32.5 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,195 506.3 33.0
2. Diseases of the Heart 4,077 559.5 24.6 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,402 289.9 18.9
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,134 155.6 6.8 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,064 128.4 8.4
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 738 101.3 4.4 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 699 84.4 5.5
5. Diabetes Mellitus 616 84.5 3.7 5. Diabetes Mellitus 524 63.2 4.1
All Other Causes 4,649 637.9 28.0 All Other Causes 3,810 459.8 30.0

AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 36,036 7,658.1 100.0 ALL CAUSES 49,305 7,006.1 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 9,587 2,037.4 26.6 1. Diseases of the Heart 12,332 1,752.3 25.0
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,362 1,564.5 20.4 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,074 1,005.2 14.3
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,548 541.5 7.1 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 3,771 535.8 7.6
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,085 443.1 5.8 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,496 496.8 7.1
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,480 314.5 4.1 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,988 424.6 6.1
All Other Causes 12,974 2,757.1 36.0 All Other Causes 19,644 2,791.4 39.8





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