Number of Deaths for Ten Leading Causes by Sex and Poverty Census Tract
St. Clair 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 Death1,5537707835832942895722862862231041191758689
1. Heart Disease484224260193891041758689672740492227
2. Cancer37818419415581741345777573621321022
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases98485032181442202213671147
4. Stroke642539217142612141147624
5. Unintentional Injuries6847212317628208844963
6. Diabetes Mellitus7140311411332161613581284
7. Alzheimer's Disease377301731410286-6422
8. Pneumonia/Influenza221111835752413321
9. Kidney Disease22101253211743-33-3
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)322931313-1211111-642
All Other Causes2771451321024953955045402020402614

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