Number of Deaths for Ten Leading Causes by Sex
St. Clair County, Michigan Residents, 2014

Cause of Death All Races White Black
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
All Causes of Death1,7448978471,690864826453114
1. Heart Disease502263239492256236862
2. Cancer378192186369187182541
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases119516811851671-1
4. Stroke763937713536541
5. Unintentional Injuries775522755421211
6. Alzheimer's Disease501337501337---
7. Diabetes Mellitus844143783642651
8. Pneumonia/Influenza37221536211511-
9. Kidney Disease2415922148211
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)2318523185---
All Other Causes3741881863561791771596

Note: The causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2014.

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: 2014 Geocoded Michigan Death Certificate Registry.   Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Last Updated: 3/17/2017