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Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Five Leading Causes of Death by Reported Race and Sex Five Leading Causes of Death by Reported Race and Sex

Indiana, 1999

TOTAL POPULATION NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 16,734   285.5  
Malignant Neoplasms 12,788   217.2  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 3,965   67.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 3,014   51.3  
Accidents 2,252   38.0  
All Causes 54,761   932.3  
         

TOTAL MALE

NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 7,980   353.0  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,655   276.4  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 1,483   65.4  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,435   66.8  
Accidents 1,389   52.2  
All Causes 26,281   1,127.4  
         

TOTAL FEMALE

NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 8,754   235.7  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,132   179.3  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 2,530   67.1  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,531   43.2  
Accidents 878   24.8  
All Causes 28,479   790.0  
         
WHITE POPULATION NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 15,505   281.8  
Malignant Neoplasms 11,743   213.7  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 3,676   66.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 2,862   52.0  
Accidents 2,047   37.7  
All Causes 50,190   913.7  
         
WHITE MALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 7,381   350.6  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,090   271.0  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 1,401   66.1  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,324   66.2  
Accidents 1,258   51.8  
All Causes 23,900   1,105.2  
         
WHITE FEMALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 8,124   231.6  
Malignant Neoplasms 5,652   177.0  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 2,352   65.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,461   43.9  
Accidents 798   21.6  
All Causes 26,289   775.4  
         
BLACK POPULATION NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 1,188   350.1  
Malignant Neoplasms 996   283.8  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 281   85.3  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 206   58.7  
Accidents 194   36.6  
All Causes 4,384   1218.8  
         
BLACK MALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 578   404.2  
Malignant Neoplasms 544   384.3  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 158   63.4  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 123   58.3  
Accidents 108   81.0  
All Causes 2,287   1,482.7  
         
BLACK FEMALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 610   305.3  
Malignant Neoplasms 452   217.8  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 173   87.1  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 120   58.8  
Accidents 69   30.3  
All Causes 2,097   1,015.2