Appendix table 2c. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2016, females

Underlying cause of death (54-group short list) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 27 017 83 2 569 24 365
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 25 919 76 2 259 23 584
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 104 1 12 91
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 9 0 0 9
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 3 0 3 0
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 92 1 9 82
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 6 030 13 1 161 4 856
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 5 822 13 1 150 4 659
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 79 0 20 59
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 80 0 13 67
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 176 0 35 141
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 445 0 71 374
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 184 0 43 141
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 177 1 24 152
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 609 0 80 529
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 782 0 176 606
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 69 0 21 48
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 874 0 279 595
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 61 0 26 35
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 202 0 31 171
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 367 0 83 284
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 0 0 0 0
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 176 0 20 156
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 75 0 5 70
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 513 4 61 448
21 Other malignant neoplasms 953 8 162 783
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 208 0 11 197
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 336 6 55 275
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 239 1 33 205
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 97 5 22 70
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 6 215 0 23 6 192
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 812 7 107 698
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 9 907 1 388 9 518
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 4 493 0 127 4 366
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 899 0 66 833
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 2 567 1 115 2 451
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 1 948 0 80 1 868
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 859 2 82 775
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 122 0 17 105
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 86 1 10 75
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 412 0 41 371
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 64 0 6 58
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 175 1 8 166
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 663 0 54 609
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 124 0 10 114
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 85 22 42 21
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 336 24 50 262
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 51 0 32 19
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 397 0 243 154
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 1 052 7 302 743
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 840 6 148 686
42 Land traffic accidents 46 3 15 28
43 Other land transport accidents 8 1 2 5
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 2 0 1 1
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 0 0 0 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 548 0 28 520
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 16 1 3 12
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 69 0 57 12
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 151 1 42 108
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 172 1 129 42
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 19 0 14 5
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 14 0 7 7
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 7 0 4 3
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 46 0 8 38

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2016, Appendix table 2c. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2016, females . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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