Number of Deaths and Age-adjusted Mortality Rates for the Ten Leading Causes of Death,
Marquette County,
Michigan and United States Residents, 2010

Michigan Rank & Cause of Death Number of Deaths Age-adjusted Mortality Rates
Marquette MI U.S. Marquette MI U.S.
All Causes of Death582   88,058   2,468,435   713.4 784.3 747.0
1. Heart Disease159   23,321   597,689   192.3 203.5 179.1
2. Cancer122   20,619   574,743   150.8 182.4 172.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases31   5,079   138,080   37.2 45.5 42.2
4. Stroke31   4,473   129,476   38.7 39.4 39.1
5. Unintentional Injuries20   3,758   120,859   28.4 36.1 38.0
6. Alzheimer's Disease31   2,735   83,494   34.7 23.9 25.1
7. Diabetes Mellitus25   2,695   69,071   31.8 23.9 20.8
8. Kidney Disease7   1,724   50,476   * 15.3 15.3
9. Pneumonia/Influenza13   1,530   50,097   * 13.6 15.1
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)8   1,265   38,364   * 12.5 12.1

Note: Rates are per 100,000 population. The causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2010.

Death records with gender not stated are included only in the "Total" column.

*:  An asterisk (*) indicates that the data do not meet standards of reliability or precision.

Data displayed 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).

Source: 2010 Geocoded Michigan Death Certificate Registry.     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 .

National Center For Health Statistics,Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2010. National vital statistics reports; vol 60 no 4. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. January 2012.

Last Updated: 3/17/2017