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Leading Causes of Death

This section contains data for the leading causes of death to Douglas County Residents in recent years.  It includes causes of death such as Cancer, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Dementia, Cerebrovascular Disease, Alzheimers Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Pneumonia, Hypertension and others.

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Cancer (all types) (C00-D48) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Heart Disease (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Chronic Lung Disease (J44, J47) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Dementia (F00-F03) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Accidents (all types) (V01-X59 & Y40-Y86) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Cerebrovascular Disease (Strokes) (I60-I69) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population
Leading Causes of Death 2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Cancer (all types) (C00-D48) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population179.6183.6182.4183.6177.3167.7177.4154.6162.9153.7
Heart Disease (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population143.8156.7146.9147.0150.3143.4148.2122.6131.2135.1
Chronic Lung Disease (J44, J47) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population43.047.052.846.242.750.451.742.945.942.2
Dementia (F00-F03) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population27.831.038.341.546.946.941.637.635.238.3
Accidents (all types) (V01-X59 & Y40-Y86) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population29.632.729.540.327.232.437.235.239.532.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Strokes) (I60-I69) Age-Adjusted Death Rate Per 100,000 Population43.343.641.936.641.235.434.335.932.532.2

Leading Causes of Death