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APPENDIX C

DEFINITIONS OF THE 72 SELECTED CAUSES OF DEATH

 

Category Numbers According to the International Classification of Diseases

Causes of Death

Ninth Revision

Eighth Revision Adapted

Shigellosis and Amebiasis

004, 006

004, 006

Certain other intestinal infections

007-009

008, 009

Tuberculosis

010-018

010-019

...of respiratory system

010-012

010-012

...other tuberculosis

013-018

013-019

Whooping Cough

033

033

Streptococcal sore throat, scarlatina and erysipelas

034-035

034

Meningococcal infection

036

036

Septicemia

038

038

Acute poliomyelitis

045

045

Measles

055

055

Viral hepatitis

070

070

Syphilis

090-097

090-097

All other infectious and parasitic diseases

001-003, 005, 020-032, 037, 039-044, 046-054, 056-066, 071-088, 098-139

Remainder of 000-136

Malignant neoplasms, including neoplasms of lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues

140-208

140-209

...of lip, oral cavity and pharynx

140-149

140-149

...of digestive organs and peritoneum

150-159

150-159

...of respiratory and intrathoracic organs

160-165

160-163

...of breast

174-175

174

...of genital organs

179-187

180-187

...of urinary organs

188-189

188-189

...of all other and unspecified sites

170-173, 190-199

170-173, 190-199

Leukemia

204-208

204-207

Other malignant neoplasms of lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues

200-203

200-203, 208, 209

Benign neoplasms, carcinoma in situ and neoplasms of uncertain behavior and of unspecified nature

210-239

210-239

Diabetes mellitus

250

250

Nutritional deficiencies

260-269

260-269

Anemias

280-285

280-285

Meningitis

320-322

320

Major cardiovascular diseases

390-448

390-448

...Diseases of the heart

390-398, 402, 404-429

390-398, 402, 404, 410-429

...Rheumatic fever and Rheumatic heart disease

390-398

390-398

...Hypertensive heart disease

402

402

...Hypertensive heart and renal disease

404

404

...Ischemic heart disease

410-414

410-413

...Acute myocardial infarction

410

410

...Other acute & subacute forms of ischemic heart disease

411

411

...Angina pectoris

413

413

...Old myocardial infarction and other forms of chronic ischemic heart disease

412, 414

412

...Other diseases of endocardium

424

424, 428

...All other forms of heart disease

415-423, 425-429

420-423, 425-427, 429

Hypertension with or without renal disease

401, 403

400, 401, 403

Cerebrovascular diseases

430-438

430-438

...Intracerebral and other intracranial hemorrhage

431-432

431

...Cerebral thrombosis and unspecified occlusion of cerebral arteries

434.0, 434.1, 434.9

433

...Cerebral embolism

434.1

434

...All other and late effects of cerebrovascular disease

430, 433, 435-438

430, 432, 435-438

...Atherosclerosis

440

440

...Other diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries

441-448

441-448

Acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis

466

466

Pneumonia and Influenza

480-487

470-474, 480-486

...Pneumonia

480-486

480-486

...Influenza

487

470-474

Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (C.O.P.D.) and allied conditions

490-496

490-493, 519.3

Bronchitis, chronic and unspecified

490-491

490-491

...Emphysema

492

492

...Asthma

493

493

...Other C.O.P.D. and allied conditions

494-496

519.3

Ulcer of stomach and duodenum

531-533

531-533

Appendicitis

540-543

540-543

Hernia of abdominal cavity and intestinal,obstruction without mention of hernia

550-553, 560

550-553,560

Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis

571

571

Cholelithiasis and other disorders of gallbladder

574-575

574-575

Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis

580-589

580-584

...Acute glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome

580-581

580-581

...Chronic glomerulonephritis, nephritis and nephropathy, not specified as acute or chronic, and renal sclerosis unspecified

582-583, 587

582-584

...Renal failure, disorders resulting from impaired renal function, and small kidney of unknown cause

584-586, 588-589

582-584

Infections of kidney

590

590

Hyperplasia of prostate

600

600

Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

630-676

630-678

...Pregnancy with abortive outcome

630-638

640-645

...Other complications

640-676

630-639, 650-678

Congenital anomalies

740-759

740-759

Certain conditions originating in perinatal period

760-779

760-769.2, 769.4-772, 774-778

...Birth trauma, intrauterine hypoxia, birth asphyxia and respiratory distress syndrome

767-769

764-768, 772, 776

...Other conditions

760-766, 770-779

Remainder of 760-778

Symptoms, signs and ill-defined conditions

780-799

780-796

All other diseases

Residual

Residual

Accidents and adverse effects

E800-E949

E900-E949

...Motor vehicle accidents

E810-E825

E810-E823

...All other accidents and adverse effects

E800-E807, E826-E949

E800-E807, E825-E949

Suicide

E950-E959

E950-E959

Homicide and legal intervention

E960-E978

E960-E978

All other external causes

E980-E999

E980-E999

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