Number of Deaths for Ten Leading Causes by Sex
Marquette County, Michigan 2008

Cause of Death Person Died in Census Tracts with Poverty Level
Total 0.0 - 4.9 5.0 -9.9 10.0 - 19.9 20.0-100.0
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
All Causes of Death613324289704030208102106261139122462719
1. Heart Disease1639568131035829297246261367
2. Cancer1508169211011533419592534853
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases371720642133101587321
4. Stroke251015862817936---
5. Unintentional Injuries2415952333-853642
6. Diabetes Mellitus2413112117521156321
7. Alzheimer's Disease2911181-111381477211
8. Pneumonia/Influenza12751-1431642---
9. Kidney Disease11651-13-365111-
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)1183---431541211
All Other Causes12761661275441826562729853

Note: The causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2008.

Death records with poverty census tract/sex unknown 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: 2008 Geocoded Michigan Death Certificate Registry.   Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Last Updated: 3/08/2018