causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2009.
are by the underlying cause of death which is the condition giving rise
to the chain of events leading to death. Causes of death are classified
in accordance with the Tenth Revision of the International Classifications
of Diseases (ICD-10), a coding structure developed by the World Health
Organization. This revision has been used to classify deaths occurring
on or after January 1, 1999. The ICD-10
codes are grouped into broader categories for the causes listed in
this table in order to classify these selected causes of death (e.g.,
ICD-10 codes C00-C97 are used to indicate deaths due to cancer).