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Table 2 Ontario average annual mortality rates, number of deaths and percent distribution, ages 0–74, 1992–1996

From: Geographic disparity in premature mortality in Ontario, 1992–1996

Disease Chapter (ICD-9) Males Females
  Rate per 100,000 Number of deaths (1992–96) Percent of deaths Rate per 100,000 Number of deaths (1992–96) Percent of deaths
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 14.22 3,708 3.45 3.45 901 1.34
Neoplasms 137.11 35,751 33.27 114.11 29,714 44.33
Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Immunity Disorders 12.62 3,293 3.06 9.04 2,350 3.51
Diseases of Blood and Blood-Forming Organs 1.00 261 0.24 0.87 225 0.34
Mental Disorders 5.20 1,356 1.26 2.25 587 0.88
Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs 8.13 2,123 1.98 6.81 1,775 2.65
Diseases of the Circulatory System 127.78 33,288 30.98 63.93 16,626 24.80
Diseases of the Respiratory System 21.60 5,632 5.24 14.10 3,673 5.48
Diseases of the Digestive System 17.34 4,522 4.21 9.37 2,437 3.64
Diseases of the Genitourinary System 3.87 1,010 0.94 2.90 754 1.12
Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puerperium ... ... ... 0.18 47 0.07
Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 0.20 52 0.05 0.15 40 0.06
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 0.94 244 0.23 1.65 429 0.64
Congenital Anomalies 4.04 1,053 0.98 3.51 915 1.37
Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 4.40 1,147 1.07 3.07 798 1.19
Symptoms, Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions 13.59 3,544 3.30 6.82 1,776 2.65
Injury and Poisoning 40.25 10,482 9.75 15.32 3,985 5.94
All Causes 412.28 107,466 100.00 257.53 67,032 100.00
  1. Data source: Vital Statistics Records, Office of the Registrar General, Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations Notes: ... Figures not applicable
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