Leading causes of death, by sex (Both sexes)

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Leading causes of death, by sex
(Both sexes)
  2013
  Both sexes
  rank number %
Total, all causes of death 252,338 100.0
Malignant neoplasms (cancer) 1 75,112 29.8
Diseases of heart (heart disease) 2 49,891 19.8
Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) 3 13,400 5.3
Chronic lower respiratory diseases 4 11,976 4.7
Accidents (unintentional injuries) 5 11,452 4.5
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) 6 7,045 2.8
Alzheimer's disease 8 6,345 2.5
Influenza and pneumonia 7 6,551 2.6
Intentional self-harm (suicide) 9 4,054 1.6
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease) 10 2,978 1.2

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