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


MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
AGES 1-14
ALL CAUSES 557 19.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 397 14.8 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 202 7.2 36.3 1. Accidents [Injuries] 126 4.7 31.7
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 71 2.5 12.7 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 55 2.1 13.9
3. Congenital Malformations 46 1.6 8.3 3. Congenital Malformations 39 1.5 9.8
4. Assault [Homicide] 29 1.0 5.2 4. Assault [Homicide] 22 0.8 5.5
5. Diseases of the Heart 27 1.0 4.8 5. Diseases of the Heart 17 0.6 4.3
All Other Causes 182 6.5 32.7 All Other Causes 138 5.2 34.8

AGES 15-24
ALL CAUSES 1,906 96.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 698 37.6 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 839 42.5 44.0 1. Accidents [Injuries] 293 15.8 42.0
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 356 18.0 18.7 2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 73 3.9 10.5
3. Assault [Homicide] 271 13.7 14.2 3. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 60 3.2 8.6
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 103 5.2 5.4 4. Assault [Homicide] 48 2.6 6.9
5. Diseases of the Heart 70 3.5 3.7 5. Diseases of the Heart 28 1.5 4.0
All Other Causes 267 13.5 14.0 All Other Causes 196 10.6 28.1

AGES 25-34
ALL CAUSES 2,542 135.8 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,204 65.8 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 981 52.4 38.6 1. Accidents [Injuries] 325 17.8 27.0
2. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 397 21.2 15.6 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 192 10.5 15.9
3. Assault [Homicide] 291 15.5 11.4 3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 118 6.5 9.8
4. Diseases of the Heart 202 10.8 7.9 4. Diseases of the Heart 90 4.9 7.5
5. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 153 8.2 6.0 5. Assault [Homicide] 72 3.9 6.0
All Other Causes 518 27.7 20.4 All Other Causes 407 22.3 33.8

AGES 35-44
ALL CAUSES 3,600 204.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,108 118.4 100.0
1. Accidents [Injuries] 835 47.5 23.2 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 536 30.1 25.4
2. Diseases of the Heart 583 33.1 16.2 2. Accidents [Injuries] 299 16.8 14.2
3. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 397 22.6 11.0 3. Diseases of the Heart 266 14.9 12.6
4. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 390 22.2 10.8 4. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 118 6.6 5.6
5. Assault [Homicide] 203 11.5 5.6 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 83 4.7 3.9
All Other Causes 1,192 67.8 33.1 All Other Causes 806 45.3 38.2

AGES 45-54
ALL CAUSES 8,589 500.0 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,487 314.4 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 1,904 110.8 22.2 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,790 102.5 32.6
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 1,794 104.4 20.9 2. Diseases of the Heart 854 48.9 15.6
3. Accidents [Injuries] 981 57.1 11.4 3. Accidents [Injuries] 469 26.9 8.5
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 654 38.1 7.6 4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 271 15.5 4.9
5. Intentional Self-Harm [Suicide] 457 26.6 5.3 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 225 12.9 4.1
All Other Causes 2,799 162.9 32.6 All Other Causes 1,878 107.6 34.2

AGES 55-64
ALL CAUSES 15,467 1,134.1 100.0 ALL CAUSES 9,764 670.9 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,615 338.4 29.8 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 3,576 245.7 36.6
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,767 276.2 24.4 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,733 119.1 17.7
3. Accidents [Injuries] 812 59.5 5.2 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 516 35.5 5.3
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 741 54.3 4.8 4. Diabetes Mellitus 424 29.1 4.3
5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 578 42.4 3.7 5. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 404 27.8 4.1
All Other Causes 4,954 363.3 32.0 All Other Causes 3,111 213.8 31.9

AGES 65-74
ALL CAUSES 17,551 2,255.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 13,134 1,491.9 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 5,636 724.4 32.1 1. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 4,334 492.3 33.0
2. Diseases of the Heart 4,340 557.8 24.7 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,514 285.6 19.1
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,249 160.5 7.1 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,090 123.8 8.3
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 769 98.8 4.4 4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 678 77.0 5.2
5. Diabetes Mellitus 696 89.5 4.0 5. Diabetes Mellitus 556 63.2 4.2
All Other Causes 4,861 624.8 27.7 All Other Causes 3,962 450.0 30.2

AGES 75+
ALL CAUSES 37,901 7,843.6 100.0 ALL CAUSES 50,804 7,117.1 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 10,105 2,091.2 26.7 1. Diseases of the Heart 12,456 1,744.9 24.5
2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,600 1,572.8 20.1 2. Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 7,184 1,006.4 14.1
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,657 549.9 7.0 3. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 3,871 542.3 7.6
4. Cerebrovascular Disease [Stroke] 2,171 449.3 5.7 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,338 467.6 6.6
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,472 304.6 3.9 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 3,069 429.9 6.0
All Other Causes 13,896 2,875.8 36.7 All Other Causes 20,886 2,925.9 41.1

Table 17
Five Leading Causes of Death by Sex and Age
Texas, 2012
(Rates Per 100,000 Estimated Population)

2012 Annual Report List of Tables and References

Annual Reports for Other Years

Center for Health Statistics

Last updated February 23, 2015