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Leading causes of death, Canada, 2008, males and females combined, counts (age-specific death rate per 100,000)

 
Table 1: Leading causes of death, Canada, 2008,
males and females combined, counts (age-specific death rate per 100,000)
Cause of death <1 YR 1-4 YRS 5-9 YRS 10-14 YRS 15-19 YRS 20-24 YRS 25-34 YRS 35-44 YRS 45-54 YRS 55-64 YRS 65+ YRS ALL AGES
Footnote *

Suppressed due to small number of cases or value of zero.

Footnote

Unintentional injuries

Footnote

Suicide

Footnote

Homicide

Source: Injury Section analysis of mortality data from Statistics Canada.

1st Perinatal
1,092
(292.7)
Unintentional injuries
55
(3.8) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
70
(3.9) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
80
(4.0) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
397
(17.6) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
513
(22.4) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
791
(17.6) Table 1 Footnote
Cancer
1,370
(28.1)
Cancer
5,636
(106.8)
Cancer
12,244
(309.2)
Circulatory system diseases
60,280
(1,322.8)
Cancer
71,948
(215.9)
2nd Congenital anomalies
414
(111.0)
Cancer
54
(3.8)
Cancer
36
(2.0)
Cancer
37
(1.8)
Suicide
208
(9.2) Table 1 Footnote
Suicide
255
(11.1) Table 1 Footnote
Suicide
513
(11.4) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
926
(19.0) Table 1 Footnote
Circulatory system diseases
2,835
(53.7)
Circulatory system diseases
5,749
(145.2)
Cancer
52,020
(1,141.6)
Circulatory system diseases
69,945
(210.0)
3rd SIDS
107
(28.7)
Nervous system diseases
27
(1.9)
Nervous system diseases
25
(1.4)
Suicide
25
(1.2) Table 1 Footnote
Cancer
60
(2.6)
Cancer
104
(4.5)
Cancer
374
(8.3)
Suicide
768
(15.8) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
1,244
(23.6) Table 1 Footnote
Digestive system diseases
1,345
(34.0)
Respiratory system diseases
18,655
(409.5)
Respiratory system diseases
20,728
(62.2)
4th Nervous system diseases
41
(11.0)
Congenital anomalies
22
(1.5)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
11
(0.6)
Nervous system diseases
21
(1.0)
Homicide
58
(2.6) Table 1 Footnote
Homicide
103
(4.5) Table 1 Footnote
Circulatory system diseases
183
(4.1)
Circulatory system diseases
746
(15.3)
Suicide
886
(16.8) Table 1 Footnote
Respiratory system diseases
1,289
(32.6)
Mental disorders
10,863
(238.5)
Nervous system diseases
12,018
(36.1)
5th Circulatory system diseases
36
(9.7)
Circulatory system diseases
18
(1.3)
Congenital anomalies
11
(0.6)
Respiratory system diseases
16
(0.8)
Nervous system diseases
32
(1.4)
Circulatory system diseases
51
(2.2)
Homicide
129
(2.9) Table 1 Footnote
Digestive system diseases
247
(5.1)
Digestive system diseases
863
(16.4)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
1,119
(28.3)
Nervous system diseases
10,396
(228.2)
Mental
disorders
11,535
(34.6)
6th Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
34
(9.1)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
13
(0.9)
Circulatory system diseases
9
(0.5)
Circulatory system diseases
13
(0.6)
Circulatory system diseases
25
(1.1)
Nervous system diseases
48
(2.1)
Nervous system diseases
95
(2.1)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
195
(4.0)
Endocrine, nutr. & metab. diseases
512
(9.7)
Unintentional injuries
1,014
(25.6) Table 1 Footnote
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
8,054
(176.8)
Unintentional injuries
10,234
(30.7) Table 1 Footnote
7th Unintentional injuries
32
(8.6) Table 1 Footnote
Respiratory system diseases
13
(0.9)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
8
(0.4)
Congenital anomalies
12
(0.6)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
20
(0.9)
Congenital anomalies
25
(1.1)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
74
(1.6)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
191
(3.9)
Respiratory system diseases
493
(9.3)
Nervous system diseases
729
(18.4)
Digestive system diseases
7,213
(158.3)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
10,053
(30.2)
8th Infectious & parasitic diseases
32
(8.6)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
12
(0.8)
Respiratory system diseases
7
(0.4)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
9
(0.4)
Respiratory system diseases
17
(0.8)
Endocrine,
nutr. & metab. diseases
17
(0.7)
Digestive system diseases
64
(1.4)
Nervous system diseases
173
(3.6)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
440
(8.3)
Suicide
561
(14.2) Table 1 Footnote
Unintentional injuries
5,112
(112.2) Table 1 Footnote
Digestive system diseases
9,769
(29.3)
9th Respiratory system diseases
17
(4.6)
Digestive system diseases
10
(0.7)
Homicide
6
(0.3) Table 1 Footnote
Homicide
8
(0.4) Table 1 Footnote
Congenital anomalies
17
(0.8)
Respiratory system diseases
16
(0.7)
Respiratory system diseases
61
(1.4)
Respiratory system diseases
144
(3.0)
Nervous system diseases
431
(8.2)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
523
(13.2)
Genitourinary diseases
4,822
(105.9)
Genitourinary diseases
5,289
(15.9)
10th Cancer
13
(3.5)
Homicide
7
(0.5) Table 1 Footnote
Perinatal Table 1 Footnote * Infectious & parasitic diseases Table 1 Footnote * Infectious & parasitic diseases
10
(0.4)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
9
(0.4)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
49
(1.1)
Homicide
95
(2.0) Table 1 Footnote
Mental disorders
219
(4.2)
Mental disorders
316
(8.0)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
3,421
(75.1)
Infectious & parasitic diseases
4,704
(14.1)
ALL All causes
1,911
(512.3)
All causes
265
(18.5)
All causes
201
(11.2)
All causes
246
(12.2)
All causes
894
(39.6)
All causes
1,264
(55.3)
All causes
2,658
(59.0)
All causes
5,456
(112.0)
All causes
14,438
(273.7)
All causes
25,940
(655.2)
All causes
185,339
(4,067.3)
All causes
238,612
(716.2)