Leading causes of death, by sex (Females)

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Leading causes of death, by sex
(Females)
  2012
  Females
  rank number %
Total, all causes of death 122,361 100.0
Malignant neoplasms (cancer) 1 35,281 28.8
Diseases of heart (heart disease) 2 22,865 18.7
Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) 3 7,593 6.2
Chronic lower respiratory diseases 4 5,447 4.5
Accidents (unintentional injuries) 5 4,825 3.9
Alzheimer's disease 6 4,393 3.6
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) 7 3,291 2.7
Influenza and pneumonia 8 3,108 2.5
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease) 9 1,715 1.4
Sepsis 10 1,438 1.2

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