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

TABLE 17
FIVE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY SEX AND AGE
TEXAS RESIDENTS, 2013
(Rates per 100,000 Population)

AGES 1-14
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 547 19.5 100.0 ALL CAUSES 405 15.1 100.0
1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 193 6.9 35.3 1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 96 3.6 23.7
2. Malignant Neoplasms 86 3.1 15.7 2. Malignant Neoplasms 72 2.7 17.8
3. Congenital Malformations 32 1.1 5.9 3. Congenital Malformations 44 1.6 10.9
4. Assault (Homicide) 30 1.1 5.5 4-5. Diseases of the Heart+ 17 0.6 4.2
5-6. Diseases of the Heart+ 19 0.7 3.5 4-5. Assault (Homicide)+ 17 0.6 4.2
5-6. Intentional Self Harm (Suicide)+ 19 0.7 3.5



All Other Causes 187 6.7 34.2 All Other Causes 159 5.9 39.3

AGES 15-24
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 1,808 90.3 100.0 ALL CAUSES 695 37.1 100.0
1. Accidents (Unintential Injuries) 845 42.2 46.7 1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 289 15.4 41.6
2. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 321 16.0 17.8 2. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 98 5.2 14.1
3. Assault (Homicide) 253 12.6 14.0 3. Assault (Homicide) 57 3.0 8.2
4. Malignant Neoplasms 86 4.3 4.8 4. Malignant Neoplasms 55 2.9 7.9
5. Diseases of the Heart 52 2.6 2.9 5. Diseases of the Heart 20 1.1 2.9
All Other Causes 251 12.5 13.9 All Other Causes 176 9.4 25.3

AGES 25-34
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 2,632 136.8 100.0 ALL CAUSES 1,204 64.5 100.0
1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 975 50.7 37.0 1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 328 17.6 27.2
2. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 439 22.8 16.7 2. Malignant Neoplasms 187 10.0 15.5
3. Assault (Homicide) 286 14.9 10.9 3. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 104 5.6 8.6
4. Diseases of the Heart 188 9.8 7.1 4. Diseases of the Heart 96 5.1 8.0
5. Malignant Neoplasms 170 8.8 6.5 5. Assault (Homicide) 61 3.3 5.1
All Other Causes 574 29.8 21.8 All Other Causes 428 22.9 35.5

AGES 35-44
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 3,582 201.7 100.0 ALL CAUSES 2,252 124.7 100.0
1. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 825 46.5 23.0 1. Malignant Neoplasms 560 31.0 24.9
2. Diseases of the Heart 601 33.8 16.8 2. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 340 18.8 15.1
3. Malignant Neoplasms 409 23.0 11.4 3. Diseases of the Heart 266 14.7 11.8
4. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 379 21.3 10.6 4. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 116 6.4 5.2
5. Assault (Homicide) 185 10.4 5.2 5. Cerebrovascular Diseases 69 3.8 3.1
All Other Causes 1,183 66.6 33.0 All Other Causes 901 49.9 40.0

AGES 45-54
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 8,570 501.0 100.0 ALL CAUSES 5,483 315.4 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 1,943 113.6 22.7 1. Malignant Neoplasms 1,677 96.5 30.6
2. Malignant Neoplasms 1,784 104.3 20.8 2. Diseases of the Heart 874 50.3 15.9
3. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 997 58.3 11.6 3. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 477 27.4 8.7
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 608 35.5 7.1 4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 273 15.7 5.0
5. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 427 25.0 5.0 5. Cerebrovascular Diseases 202 11.6 3.7
All Other Causes 2,811 164.3 32.8 All Other Causes 1,980 113.9 36.1

AGES 55-64
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 15,786 1,127.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 10,072 676.4 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms 4,443 317.4 28.1 1. Malignant Neoplasms 3,480 233.7 34.6
2. Diseases of the Heart 3,971 283.7 25.2 2. Diseases of the Heart 1,829 122.8 18.2
3. Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 860 61.4 5.4 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 531 35.7 5.3
4. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 833 59.5 5.3 4-5. Diabetes Mellitus+ 439 29.5 4.4
5. Diabetes Mellitus 625 44.7 4.0 4-5. Cerebrovascular Diseases+ 439 29.5 4.4
All Other Causes 5,054 361.1 32.0 All Other Causes 3,354 225.2 33.3

AGES 65-74
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 18,720 2,272.9 100.0 ALL CAUSES 13,984 1,508.0 100.0
1. Malignant Neoplasms 5,866 712.2 31.3 1. Malignant Neoplasms 4,383 472.6 31.3
2. Diseases of the Heart 4,576 555.6 24.4 2. Diseases of the Heart 2,630 283.6 18.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,244 151.0 6.6 3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,205 129.9 8.6
4. Cerebrovascular Disease 839 101.9 4.5 4. Cerebrovascular Diseases 748 80.7 5.3
5. Diabetes Mellitus 733 89.0 3.9 5. Diabetes Mellitus 565 60.9 4.0
All Other Causes 5,462 663.2 29.2 All Other Causes 4,453 480.2 31.8

AGES 75+
MALE FEMALE
Cause Deaths Rate Percent Cause Deaths Rate Percent
ALL CAUSES 39,036 7,829.4 100.0 ALL CAUSES 51,468 7,058.0 100.0
1. Diseases of the Heart 10,409 2,087.7 26.7 1. Diseases of the Heart 12,631 1,732.1 24.5
2. Malignant Neoplasms 7,836 1,571.7 20.1 2. Malignant Neoplasms 7,189 985.9 14.0
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,661 533.7 6.8 3. Cerebrovascular Diseases 3,695 506.7 7.2
4. Cerebrovascular Diseases 2,132 427.6 5.5 4. Alzheimer's Disease 3,419 468.9 6.6
5. Alzheimer's Disease 1,441 289.0 3.7 5. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 3,178 435.8 6.2
All Other Causes 14,557 2,919.7 37.3 All Other Causes 21,356 2,928.6 41.5


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