• Health Currents - Mortality Data

    Geography Selected: Texas, Non-Metro Counties, Metro Counties [change selection]

    Report was generated on: Saturday, November 29, 2014



    Deaths by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes 2008 164,135 31,574 132,561
    Cardiovascular Disease Deaths 2008 51,199 10,526 40,673
       Heart Disease Deaths 2008 38,493 7,983 30,510
       Stroke Deaths 2008 9,550 1,972 7,578
    All Cancer Deaths 2008 35,618 6,686 28,932
       Lung Cancer Deaths 2008 9,627 1,986 7,641
       Female Breast Cancer Deaths 2008 2,602 405 2,197
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Deaths 2008 8,858 1,993 6,865
    Diabetes Deaths 2008 5,170 986 4,184
    Infant Deaths 2008 2,478 272 2,206
    Fetal Deaths 2008 2,296 224 2,072
    Unintentional Injury (Accidents) 2008 9,455 1,721 7,734
       Motor Vehicle Injury 2008 3,716 760 2,956
    Homicide 2008 1,489 141 1,348
    Suicide 2008 2,618 392 2,226
    Mortality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data

    Age Adjusted Death Rates by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes Rate 2008 808.8 862.5 800.7
    Cardiovascular Disease Death Rate 2008 265.3 283.6 261.9
       Heart Disease Death Rate 2008 194.3 213.6 190.6
       Stroke Death Rate 2008 49.4 52.3 48.7
    All Cancer Death Rate 2008 172.4 179.6 171.4
       Lung Cancer Death Rate 2008 47.0 52.4 45.9
       Female Breast Cancer Death Rate 2008 22.3 20.5 22.7
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Death Rate 2008 45.8 52.6 44.3
    Diabetes Death Rate 2008 25.4 26.7 25.2
    Infant Death Rate 2008 6.1 6.3 6.1
    Fetal Death Rate 2008 5.6 5.2 5.7
    Unintentional Injury Rate 2008 42.2 56.3 40.4
       Motor Vehicle Injury Rate 2008 15.8 28.3 14.0
    Homicide Rate 2008 6.1 4.9 6.3
    Suicide Rate 2008 10.5 12.4 10.3
    Mortality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




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