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The 10 most frequent causes of death

Total

Causes of death

The 10 most frequent total causes of death 2015 by the ICD-10
ICD-10 CodeCause of deathDeaths total1
Number%
1 Without still-borned and without judical declaration of death.
I25Chronic ischaemic heart disease76,0138.2
I21Acute myocardial infarction49,2105.3
I50Heart failure47,4145.1
C34Malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung45,2244.9
F03Unspecified dementia31,9393.5
J44Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease31,0733.4
I11Hypertensive heart disease25,3652.7
J18Pneumonia, organism unspecified19,3682.1
I48Atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation19,2652.1
C50Malignant neoplasm of breast18,2952.0

Female

Causes of death

The 10 most frequent female causes of death 2015 by the ICD-10
ICD-10 CodeCause of deathDeaths female1
Number%
1 Without still-borned and without judical declaration of death.
I25Chronic ischaemic heart disease37,1907.8
I50Heart failure29,7956.3
F03Unspecified dementia22,0434.6
I21Acute myocardial infarction21,3754.5
C50Malignant neoplasm of breast18,1363.8
I11Hypertensive heart disease18,0433.8
C34Malignant neoplasms of bronchus and lung15,8703.3
J44Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease13,7732.9
I48Atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation12,7482.7
I64Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction9,8202.1

Male

Causes of death

The 10 most frequent male causes of death 2015 by the ICD-10
ICD-10 CodeCause of deathDeaths male1
Number%
1 Without still-borned and without judical declaration of death.
I25Chronic ischaemic heart disease38,8238.7
C34Malignant neoplasms of bronchus and lung29,3546.6
I21Acute myocardial infarction27,8356.3
I50Heart failure17,6194.0
J44Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease17,3003.9
C61Malignant neoplasm of prostate13,9003.1
F03Unspecified dementia9,8962.2
J18Pneumonia, organism unspecified9,7462.2
R99Other incorrect or unspecified cause of death9,3292.1
C18Malignant neoplasm of colon8,5481.9

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