Leading Causes of Death and Cause-Specific Rates by Age
Michigan Residents White Males, 2019
Age Rank and Cause of Death Number Rate
All Ages 1. Diseases of heart 11,352 285.3
2. Malignant neoplasms 9,245 232.3
3. Accidents 2,671 67.1
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 2,448 61.5
5. Cerebrovascular diseases 1,735 43.6
  All Causes 42,037 1,056.5
     
Under 1 year 1. Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified 54 128.7
2. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 38 90.6
3. Unintentional injuries 15 35.8
4. Sudden infant death syndrome 10 23.8
5. Bacterial sepsis of newborn 9 21.5
  All Causes 199 474.4
     
1-4 Years 1. Accidents 13 7.4
2. Malignant neoplasms 6 3.4
3–4. Assault (homicide)
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
3 *
5. Influenza and pneumonia 2 *
  All Causes 41 23.3
     
5-14 Years 1. Accidents 21 4.5
2. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 12 2.6
3. Malignant neoplasms 8 1.7
4. Diseases of heart 5 *
5. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 4 *
  All Causes 71 15.2
     
15-24 Years 1. Accidents 143 27.4
2. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 105 20.1
3. Malignant neoplasms 21 4.0
4. Diseases of heart 17 3.3
5. Assault (homicide) 13 2.5
  All Causes 364 69.6
     
25-34 Years 1. Accidents 395 76.7
2. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 163 31.7
3. Diseases of heart 47 9.1
4. Malignant neoplasms 35 6.8
5. Assault (homicide) 30 5.8
  All Causes 907 176.2
     
35-49 Years 1. Accidents 561 78.9
2. Diseases of heart 339 47.7
3. Intentional self-harm (suicide) 244 34.3
4. Malignant neoplasms 228 32.1
5. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 109 15.3
  All Causes 2,054 288.9
     
50-64 Years 1. Malignant neoplasms 2,087 246.1
2. Diseases of heart 1,908 225.0
3. Accidents 599 70.6
4. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 355 41.9
5. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 325 38.3
  All Causes 7,636 900.6
     
65 and Over 1. Diseases of heart 9,036 1,294.4
2. Malignant neoplasms 6,860 982.7
3. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 2,104 301.4
4. Cerebrovascular diseases 1,506 215.7
5. Alzheimer's disease 1,294 185.4
  All Causes 30,765 4,407.2
     

Note: Age groups do not add to respective totals because records with age not stated are included only in the "All Ages" row. Rates may not agree with those shown elsewhere in this section since records with sex and race not stated were randomly allocated prior to rate calculation for the other tables, and were not included in calculations for this table. Cause-specific rates are per 100,000 population.

Infant deaths were grouped according to 71 rankable causes of infant death from 130 Causes of Infant Death. For other age groups, deaths were grouped according to 50 rankable causes of death from 113 Selected Causes of Death. See ICD-10 Cause of Death Lists of Tabulating Mortality Statistics for a detailed lists of ICD-10 groupings.

Source: 2019 Michigan Resident Death File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 7/2020), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .