Number of Deaths and Age-adjusted Mortality Rates for the Ten Leading Causes of Death,
Marquette County,
Michigan and United States Residents, 2014

Michigan Rank & Cause of Death Number of Deaths Age-adjusted Mortality Rates
Marquette MI U.S. Marquette MI U.S.
All Causes of Death662   93,526   2,626,418   754.2 781.6 724.6
1. Heart Disease166   24,572   614,348   182.2 200.3 167.0
2. Cancer142   21,074   591,699   161.7 173.5 161.2
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases41   5,327   147,101   48.6 44.2 40.5
4. Stroke35   4,569   133,103   41.2 37.8 36.5
5. Unintentional Injuries26   4,373   136,053   36.0 41.2 40.5
6. Alzheimer's Disease41   3,339   93,541   43.4 27.0 25.4
7. Diabetes Mellitus14   2,838   76,488   * 23.6 20.9
8. Pneumonia/Influenza12   1,866   55,227   * 15.4 15.1
9. Kidney Disease7   1,844   48,146   * 15.2 13.2
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)4   1,344   42,773   * 13.2 13.0

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 2014.

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: 2014 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 1999-2014 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015.

Last Updated: 3/17/2017