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Table 16 Leading Causes of Death by Race Ethnicity Texas

TABLE 16
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY RACE/ETHNICITY
TEXAS, 2013
(Rates Per 100,000 Population)
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2013 -- TOTAL
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 178,501 674.9 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 40,150 151.8 22.5
2 Malignant Neoplasms 38,289 144.8 21.5
3 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 9,787 37.0 5.5
4 Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 9,341 35.3 5.2
5 Cerebrovascular Diseases 9,238 34.9 5.2
6 Alzheimer's Disease 5,284 20.0 3.0
7 Diabetes Mellitus 5,262 19.9 2.9
8 Septicemia 3,879 14.7 2.2
9 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 3,727 14.1 2.1
10 Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 3,410 12.9 1.9
  All Other Causes 50,134 189.6 28.1

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2013 -- WHITE*
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 121,137 927.3 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 27,958 214.0 23.1
2 Malignant Neoplasms 26,394 202.0 21.8
3 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 8,201 62.8 6.8
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 6,105 46.7 5.0
5 Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 5,832 44.6 4.8
6 Alzheimer's Disease 4,096 31.4 3.4
7 Diabetes Mellitus 2,610 20.0 2.2
8 Septicemia 2,325 17.8 1.9
9 Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 2,321 17.8 1.9
10 Influenza and Pneumonia 2,317 17.7 1.9
  All Other Causes 32,978 252.4 27.2

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2013 -- HISPANIC
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 36,223 350.3 100.0
1 Malignant Neoplasms 7,299 70.6 20.2
2 Diseases of the Heart 7,261 70.2 20.0
3 Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 2,499 24.2 6.9
4 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,867 18.1 5.2
5 Diabetes Mellitus 1,832 17.7 5.1
6 Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1,364 13.2 3.8
7 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 997 9.6 2.8
8 Septicemia 955 9.2 2.6
9 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 898 8.7 2.5
10 Alzheimer's Disease 775 7.5 2.1
  All Other Causes 10,476 101.3 28.9

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN TEXAS - 2013 --BLACK
RANK CAUSE NUMBER RATE PERCENT
  All Causes 21,141 694.5 100.0
1 Diseases of the Heart 4,931 162.0 23.3
2 Malignant Neoplasms 4,596 151.0 21.7
3 Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,266 41.6 6.0
4 Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 1,010 33.2 4.8
5 Diabetes Mellitus 820 26.9 3.9
6 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 688 22.6 3.3
7 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 643 21.1 3.0
8 Septicemia 599 19.7 2.8
9 Assault (Homicide) 475 15.6 2.2
10 Alzheimer's Disease 413 13.6 2.0
  All Other Causes 5,700 187.2 27.0

Note: * Data for Other deaths are grouped within the White category.


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Last updated September 14, 2015