Table 2

Observed and expected numbers of deaths and standardised mortality ratios (95% confidence interval) for major causes of death in men and women

MenWomen
Cause of death (ICD code, 9th revision)ObservedExpectedStandardised mortality ratioObservedExpectedStandardised mortality ratio
All malignant neoplasms (140-208, 238.4, 289.8)*181360.120.50 (0.43 to 0.58)270353.450.76 (0.68 to 0.86)
  Stomach (151)1129.830.37 (0.18 to 0.66)1218.300.66 (0.34 to 1.15)
  Large intestine and rectum (153, 154)2538.820.64 (0.42 to 0.95)3742.380.87 (0.61 to 1.20)
  Pancreas (157)1113.990.79 (0.39 to 1.41)1515.061.00 (0.56 to 1.64)
  Bronchus and lung (162)37134.970.27 (0.19 to 0.38)2259.430.37 (0.23 to 0.56)
  Breast (174)+---6573.940.88 (0.68 to 1.12)
  Ovary (183)---2123.360.90 (0.56 to 1.37)
  Prostate (185)2927.391.06 (0.71 to 1.52)---
  Bladder and other urinary (188-189, except 189.0)814.290.56 (0.24 to 1.10)56.230.80 (0.26 to 1.87)
All benign and unspecified neoplasms (210-238.3, 238.5-239)++12.120.47 (0.01 to 2.63)13.340.30 (0.01 to 1.67)
Endocrine diseases (240-279)1014.060.71 (0.34 to 1.31)1319.750.66 (0.35 to 1.13)
  Diabetes mellitus (250)411.390.35 (0.10 to 0.90)314.900.20 (0.04 to 0.59)
Diseases of the blood (280-289.7, 289.9)&01.220.00 (0.00 to 3.02)22.190.91 (0.11 to 3.30)
Mental disorders (290-319)^27.240.28 (0.03 to 1.00)310.270.29 (0.06 to 0.85)
Nervous system (320-389)1716.611.02 (0.60 to 1.64)1618.710.86 (0.49 to 1.39)
Circulatory system (390-459)**344628.350.55 (0.49 to 0.61)254508.910.50 (0.44 to 0.56)
  Ischaemic heart disease (410-414)224423.970.53 (0.46 to 0.60)126273.610.46 (0.38 to 0.55)
  Cerebrovascular disease (430-438)68111.080.61 (0.48 to 0.78)79139.460.57 (0.45 to 0.71)
Respiratory system (460-519)47142.410.33 (0.24 to 0.44)5699.060.57 (0.43 to 0.73)
  Digestive system (520-579)++1031.110.32 (0.15 to 0.59)1736.210.47 (0.27 to 0.75)
Genitourinary system (580-629)511.900.42 (0.14 to 0.98)712.170.58 (0.23 to 1.19)
Accidents, poisonings, and violence (800-999)4335.881.20 (0.87 to 1.61)2829.640.94 (0.63 to 1.37)
All causes (000-999)6661276.840.52 (0.48 to 0.56)6771127.240.60 (0.56 to 0.65)
  • *ICD code, 8th revision, 140-209.

  • +ICD code, 8th revision, 174; women only.

  • ++ICD code, 8th revision, 210-239.

  • & ICD code, 8th revision, 210-239.

  • ^ICD code, 8th revision, 290-315.

  • **ICD code, 8th revision, 390-458.

  • ++ICD code, 8th revision, 520-577.