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Table 17 Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age

Table 17
Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age
Texas, 2009
(Rates Per 100,000 Estimated Population)

MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 561 21.8 100.0 ALL CAUSES 456 18.4 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 217 8.4 38.7 1. Accidents [Injuries] 137 5.5 30.0
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 69 2.7 12.3 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 66 2.7 14.5
3. Congenital Malformations 38 1.5 6.8 3. Congenital Malformations 38 1.5 8.3
4. Assault [Homicide] 34 1.3 6.1 4. Assault [Homicide] 34 1.4 7.5
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 20 0.8 3.6 5. Diseases of the Heart 22 0.9 4.8
All Other Causes 183 7.1 32.6 All Other Causes 159 6.4 34.9
 
AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 1,984 102.4 100.0 ALL CAUSES 759 41.8 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 876 45.2 44.2 1. Accidents [Injuries] 310 17.1 40.8
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 331 17.1 16.7 2-3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 80 4.4 10.5
3. Assault [Homicide] 330 17.0 16.6 2-3. Assault [Homicide] 57 3.1 7.5
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 92 4.7 4.6 4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 47 2.6 6.2
5. Diseases of the Heart 68 3.5 3.4 5. Diseases of the Heart 38 2.1 5.0
All Other Causes 287 14.8 14.5 All Other Causes 227 12.5 29.9
 
AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,594 132.1 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,133 63.3 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 976 49.7 37.6 1. Accidents [Injuries] 280 15.6 24.7
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 372 18.9 14.3 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 150 8.4 13.2
3. Assault [Homicide] 292 14.9 11.3 3. Diseases of the Heart 87 4.9 7.7
4-5. Diseases of the Heart 199 10.1 7.7 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 78 4.4 6.9
4-5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 149 7.6 5.7 5. Assault [Homicide] 76 4.2 6.7
All Other Causes 606 30.9 23.4 All Other Causes 462 25.8 40.8
 
AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 3,744 208.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,246 128.9 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 858 47.8 22.9 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 581 33.4 25.9
2. Diseases of the Heart 578 32.2 15.4 2. Accidents [Injuries] 345 19.8 15.4
3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 415 23.1 11.1 3. Diseases of the Heart 244 14.0 10.9
4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 397 22.1 10.6 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 109 6.3 4.9
5. Assault [Homicide] 202 11.3 5.4 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 73 4.2 3.3
All Other Causes 1,294 72.1 34.6 All Other Causes 894 51.3 39.8
 
AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,927 530.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,360 317.9 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 1,993 118.5 22.3 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,678 99.5 31.3
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,899 112.9 21.3 2. Diseases of the Heart 848 50.3 15.8
3. Accidents [Injuries] 1,004 59.7 11.2 3. Accidents [Injuries] 475 28.2 8.9
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 549 32.7 6.1 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 235 13.9 4.4
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 472 28.1 5.3 5. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 209 12.4 3.9
All Other Causes 3,010 179.0 33.7 All Other Causes 1,915 113.6 35.7
 
AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 13,545 1,135.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 8,922 709.4 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,057 340.2 30.0 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,196 254.1 35.8
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,571 299.5 26.4 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,679 133.5 18.8
3. Accidents [Injuries] 667 55.9 4.9 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 497 39.5 5.6
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 587 49.2 4.3 4. Diabetes Mellitus 404 32.1 4.5
5. Diabetes Mellitus 539 45.2 4.0 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 379 30.1 4.2
All Other Causes 4,124 345.8 30.4 All Other Causes 2,767 220.0 31.0
 
AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 15,766 2,428.2 100.0 ALL CAUSES 12,076 1,639.5 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 5,144 792.2 32.6 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,025 546.5 33.3
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,935 606.0 25.0 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,343 318.1 19.4
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,101 169.6 7.0 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,003 136.2 8.3
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 748 115.2 4.7 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 625 84.9 5.2
5. Diabetes Mellitus 588 90.6 3.7 5. Diabetes Mellitus 500 67.9 4.1
All Other Causes 4,250 654.6 27.0 All Other Causes 3,580 486.0 29.6
 
AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 34,662 8,008.4 100.0 ALL CAUSES 47,657 7,274.6 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 9,706 2,242.5 28.0 1. Diseases of the Heart 12,634 1,928.5 26.5
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,087 1,637.4 20.4 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 6,871 1,048.8 14.4
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,426 560.5 7.0 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 3,941 601.6 8.3
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,103 485.9 6.1 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,257 497.2 6.8
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,404 324.4 4.1 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,722 415.5 5.7
All Other Causes 11,936 2,757.7 34.4 All Other Causes 18,232 2,783.0 38.3
 
 

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Last updated March 9, 2015