Number of Deaths for Ten Leading Causes by Race and Sex
Central Michigan District Health Department,
Michigan Residents, 2003

Cause of Death Gender
Total Male Female
All Causes of Death1,890975915
1. Heart Disease569301268
2. Cancer455255200
3. Stroke1245569
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases1145163
5. Unintentional Injuries775225
6. Diabetes Mellitus381424
7. Alzheimer's Disease361521
8. Pneumonia/Influenza492227
9. Kidney Disease301317
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)25232
All Other Causes373174199

Note: The causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2003.

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: 2003 Geocoded Michigan Death Certificate Registry.   Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Last Updated: 11/22/2019