Number of Deaths and Age-adjusted Mortality Rates for the Ten Leading Causes of Death,
Marquette County,
Michigan and United States Residents, 2013

Michigan Rank & Cause of Death Number of Deaths Age-adjusted Mortality Rates
Marquette MI U.S. Marquette MI U.S.
All Causes of Death642   92,463   2,596,993   747.8 784.5 731.9
1. Heart Disease151   24,143   611,105   166.2 200.3 169.8
2. Cancer126   20,395   584,881   146.3 170.9 163.2
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases37   5,547   149,205   41.9 46.9 42.1
4. Stroke27   4,365   128,978   31.4 36.4 36.2
5. Unintentional Injuries32   4,194   130,557   46.6 39.8 39.4
6. Alzheimer's Disease32   3,228   84,767   36.0 26.6 23.5
7. Diabetes Mellitus22   2,821   75,578   26.3 23.8 21.2
8. Pneumonia/Influenza10   1,892   56,979   * 15.8 15.9
9. Kidney Disease4   1,665   47,112   * 14.0 13.2
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)10   1,296   41,149   * 12.9 12.6

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 2013.

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: 2013 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 1999-2013 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015.

Last Updated: 3/17/2017