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    Report was generated on: Friday, December 02, 2016



    Deaths by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes 2009 162,792 31,290 131,502
    Cardiovascular Disease Deaths 2009 50,221 10,264 39,957
       Heart Disease Deaths 2009 38,008 7,751 30,257
       Stroke Deaths 2009 9,118 1,907 7,211
    All Cancer Deaths 2009 35,531 6,684 28,847
       Lung Cancer Deaths 2009 9,568 1,958 7,610
       Female Breast Cancer Deaths 2009 2,592 431 2,161
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Deaths 2009 8,624 1,922 6,702
    Diabetes Deaths 2009 4,866 916 3,950
    Infant Deaths 2009 2,394 250 2,144
    Fetal Deaths 2009 2,098 191 1,907
    Unintentional Injury (Accidents) 2009 9,310 1,715 7,595
       Motor Vehicle Injury 2009 3,452 789 2,663
    Homicide 2009 1,494 146 1,348
    Suicide 2009 2,795 447 2,348
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    Age Adjusted Death Rates by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes Rate 2009 781.2 845.3 771.8
    Cardiovascular Disease Death Rate 2009 247.9 270.9 243.6
       Heart Disease Death Rate 2009 186.7 204.8 183.4
       Stroke Death Rate 2009 45.8 50.2 44.9
    All Cancer Death Rate 2009 167.6 177.4 166.2
       Lung Cancer Death Rate 2009 45.7 51.0 44.7
       Female Breast Cancer Death Rate 2009 21.6 22.0 21.6
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Death Rate 2009 43.4 49.9 42.0
    Diabetes Death Rate 2009 23.1 24.5 23.0
    Infant Death Rate 2009 6.0 5.9 6.0
    Fetal Death Rate 2009 5.2 4.5 5.3
    Unintentional Injury Rate 2009 40.0 53.6 38.3
       Motor Vehicle Injury Rate 2009 14.0 25.8 12.4
    Homicide Rate 2009 5.9 4.9 6.0
    Suicide Rate 2009 11.4 14.7 11.0
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