Number of Deaths and Age-adjusted Mortality Rates for the Ten Leading Causes of Death,
St. Clair County,
Michigan and United States Residents, 2011

Michigan Rank & Cause of Death Number of Deaths Age-adjusted Mortality Rates
St. Clair MI U.S. St. Clair MI U.S.
All Causes of Death1,631   89,473   2,515,458   837.8 785.5 741.3
1. Heart Disease440   23,505   596,577   221.3 201.9 173.7
2. Cancer362   20,355   576,691   182.2 177.3 169.0
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases127   5,230   142,943   63.8 46.0 42.5
4. Stroke83   4,451   128,932   42.5 38.7 37.9
5. Unintentional Injuries70   3,890   126,438   41.8 37.5 39.1
6. Alzheimer's Disease42   2,879   84,974   21.1 24.7 24.7
7. Diabetes Mellitus69   2,771   73,831   35.8 24.2 21.6
8. Pneumonia/Influenza29   1,737   53,826   14.5 15.1 15.7
9. Kidney Disease22   1,623   45,591   10.8 14.1 13.4
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)22   1,216   39,518   12.8 12.2 12.3

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 2011.

Death records with race/sex not stated are included only in the "Total" column.

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: 2011 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 .

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2012 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2014.

Last Updated: 3/17/2017