Leading Causes of Death and Cause-Specific Rates by Age
Michigan Residents Males, 2015
Age Rank and Cause of Death Number Rate
All Ages 1. Diseases of heart 12,713 260.7
2. Malignant neoplasms 10,733 220.1
3. Accidents 2,858 58.6
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 2,693 55.2
5. Cerebrovascular diseases 1,863 38.2
  All Causes 47,298 969.9
     
Under 1 year 1. Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified 84 144.4
2. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 80 137.5
3. Unintentional injuries 68 116.9
4. Newborn affected by maternal complications of pregnancy 26 44.7
5. Sudden infant death syndrome 19 32.7
  All Causes 432 742.4
     
1-4 Years 1. Accidents 23 9.8
2. Assault (homicide) 12 5.1
3. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 6 2.5
4. Malignant neoplasms 4 *
5. Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 2 *
  All Causes 69 29.3
     
5-14 Years 1. Accidents 27 4.3
2. Malignant neoplasms 14 2.2
3. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 12 1.9
4–5. Assault (homicide)
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
8 1.3
  All Causes 115 18.3
     
15-24 Years 1. Accidents 264 37.0
2. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 156 21.9
3. Assault (homicide) 125 17.5
4. Malignant neoplasms 30 4.2
5. Diseases of heart 19 2.7
  All Causes 728 102.0
     
25-34 Years 1. Accidents 421 68.2
2. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 167 27.1
3. Assault (homicide) 118 19.1
4. Diseases of heart 67 10.9
5. Malignant neoplasms 59 9.6
  All Causes 1,129 182.9
     
35-49 Years 1. Accidents 575 63.7
2. Diseases of heart 553 61.3
3. Malignant neoplasms 408 45.2
4. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 244 27.0
5. Assault (homicide) 132 14.6
  All Causes 2,832 313.9
     
50-64 Years 1. Malignant neoplasms 2,735 266.8
2. Diseases of heart 2,609 254.5
3. Accidents 662 64.6
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 406 39.6
5. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 384 37.5
  All Causes 9,758 951.9
     
65 and Over 1. Diseases of heart 9,456 1,359.7
2. Malignant neoplasms 7,480 1,075.6
3. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 2,235 321.4
4. Cerebrovascular diseases 1,525 219.3
5. Alzheimer's disease 1,112 159.9
  All Causes 32,235 4,635.1
     

Note: Age groups do not add to respective totals because records with age not stated are included only in the "All Ages" row. Rates may not agree with those shown elsewhere in this section since records with sex and race not stated were randomly allocated prior to rate calculation for the other tables, and were not included in calculations for this table. Cause-specific rates are per 100,000 population.

Infant deaths were grouped according to 71 rankable causes of infant death from 130 Causes of Infant Death. For other age groups, deaths were grouped according to 50 rankable causes of death from 113 Selected Causes of Death. See ICD-10 Cause of Death Lists of Tabulating Mortality Statistics for a detailed lists of ICD-10 groupings.

Source: 2015 Michigan Resident Death File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 9/2014), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .