Number of Deaths for Ten Leading Causes by Sex and Poverty Census Tract
St. Clair County, Michigan 2012

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 Death1,609827782263137126522246276563307256240127113
1. Heart Disease43822421473393414470741537776633528
2. Cancer37920717267333412063571378057513021
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases1105654161153918213719181789
4. Stroke7330431037175123315181165
5. Unintentional Injuries8048328622314928161219109
6. Alzheimer's Disease4811379271841411291037
7. Diabetes Mellitus59332683524131119118761
8. Kidney Disease177104134317342-2
9. Pneumonia/Influenza2917123128441183743
10. Intentional Self-harm (Suicide)2420454164299-431
All Other Causes35217417860342611948711186751492227

Note: The causes of death are listed in order of the 10 leading causes of death for Michigan residents in 2012.

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: 2012 Geocoded Michigan Death Certificate Registry.   Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Last Updated: 3/08/2018