Table 17
Causes of Death by Number and Percent of Total Deaths, by Gender
2009 Resident Data
 
  Total Male Female
       
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
       
Total 27,450 100.0 13,160 100.0 14,290 100.0
       
Diseases of the Heart 6,912 25.2 3,436 26.1 3,476 24.3
       
Malignant Neoplasms 6,217 22.6 3,140 23.9 3,077 21.5
       
All Other Diseases 3,951 14.4 1,722 13.1 2,229 15.6
       
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,825 6.6 910 6.9 915 6.4
       
Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,626 5.9 624 4.7 1,002 7.0
       
Alzheimer's Disease 1,263 4.6 359 2.7 904 6.3
       
Unintentional Injuries 1,260 4.6 774 5.9 486 3.4
       
Diabetes Mellitus 693 2.5 336 2.6 357 2.5
       
Influenza and Pneumonia 633 2.3 286 2.2 347 2.4
       
All Infective and Parasitic Diseases 457 1.7 212 1.6 245 1.7
       
Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified 392 1.4 121 0.9 271 1.9
       
Suicides 356 1.3 289 2.2 67 0.5
       
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 301 1.1 163 1.2 138 1.0
       
Essential Hypertension and Hypertensive Renal Disease 290 1.1 118 0.9 172 1.2
       
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 260 0.9 171 1.3 89 0.6
       
Other Diseases of Circulatory System 240 0.9 120 0.9 120 0.8
       
Atherosclerosis 164 0.6 71 0.5 93 0.7
       
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Neoplasms of
  Uncertain Behavior and of Unspecified Nature
160 0.6 72 0.5 88 0.6
       
Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities 109 0.4 53 0.4 56 0.4
       
Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 70 0.3 40 0.3 30 0.2
       
Peptic Ulcer 47 0.2 19 0.1 28 0.2
       
Homicide and Legal Intervention 46 0.2 33 0.3 13 0.1
       
Other External Causes 41 0.1 23 0.2 18 0.1
       
Anemias 40 0.1 17 0.1 23 0.2
       
Cholelithiasis and Other Disorders of the Gallbladder 38 0.1 18 0.1 20 0.1
       
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 29 0.1 18 0.1 11 0.1
       
Hyperplasia of Prostate 11 0.0 11 0.1 - -
       
Infections of Kidney 9 0.0 3 0.0 6 0.0
       
Acute Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis 4 0.0 - - 4 0.0
       
Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium 4 0.0 - - 4 0.0
       
Meningitis 2 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0