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  Mortality Data, Multiple Cause-of-Death Public-Use Data Files
Causes of death for 1968-78 were coded according to the Eighth Revision, International Classification of Diseases, Adapted for Use in the United States.
Causes of death for 1979-88 were coded according to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision.
In residence classification, all deaths are allocated to the usual place of residence as reported on the death certificate and are classified by State, county, and city.
www.cdc.gov /nchs/products/elec_prods/subject/mortmcd.htm   (1404 words)

  
 List of Autopsy Reports
Alleged cause of death: inhalation of carbon monoxide
Alleged cause of death: blunt force trauma due to overlay and burial in structural collapse and inhalation of carbon monoxide
Alleged cause of death: inhalation of carbon monoxide and focal charring
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 Cause of death - Cause of Death (2000)
Of all the causes of death due to accidents, the leading cause is motor vehicle accidents.
The publication covers death counts and death rates tabulated by cause of Cause of death is coded to the International Classification of Diseases, ICD.
Homicide was found to be the leading cause of death for pregnant women in Maryland, according to a March 2001 study published in the Journal of the American
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 Cause of Death
Alabama law requires the physician in charge of the care of the patient for the illness or condition that resulted in death to complete the medical certification section on the death certificate.
}}-->The underlying cause is the disease or injury initiating the sequence of events that leads directly to death or the circumstances of the accident or violence that produced the fatal injury.
NCHS developed several tabulation lists which group causes of death codes into categories that are of public health interest and medical importance.
ph.state.al.us /csc/vs/Help/Dthstatrel1/Cause_of_Death.htm   (820 words)

  
  Cause of death - Anna Nicole Smith Cause of Death Investigation Delayed by New
Cause of death - Anna Nicole Smith Cause of Death Investigation Delayed by New
Of all the causes of death due to accidents, the leading cause is motor vehicle accidents.
The publication covers death counts and death rates tabulated by cause of Cause of death is coded to the International Classification of Diseases, ICD.
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  Death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Death was once defined as the cessation of heartbeat (cardiac arrest) and of breathing, but the development of CPR and prompt defibrillation posed a challenge, rendering the previous definition inadequate.
Identifying the moment of death is important in cases of transplantation, as organs for transplant (the brain excluded) must be harvested as quickly as possible after the death of the body.
Soon after death (15–120 minutes depending on various factors), the body begins to cool (algor mortis), becomes pallid (pallor mortis), and internal sphincter muscles relax, leading to the release of urine, feces, and stomach contents if the body is moved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cause_of_death   (3994 words)

  
 The National Board of Health and Welfare/The Centre for Epidemiology/The Cause of Death Register   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to WHO the underlying cause of death is to be taken from the death certificate to be shown in the statistics.
The underlying cause of death is defined as a) the disease or injury that initiated the chain of diseases that finally resulted in death or b) the circumstances involving the accident or the act of violence that caused the lethal injury.
The 2002 statistics on causes of death comprise all deaths during 2002, covering Swedish residents, whether the person in question was a Swedish citizen or not and irrespective of whether the deaths occurred in Sweden or not.
www.sos.se /epc/english/dorseng.htm   (914 words)

  
 Obesity approaching top cause of death (CDC report) - The Doctors Lounge(TM)
The leading causes of death in 2000 were tobacco (435 000 deaths; 18.1% of total US deaths), poor diet and physical inactivity (400 000 deaths; 16.6%), and alcohol consumption (85 000 deaths; 3.5%).
Other actual causes of death were microbial agents (75 000), toxic agents (55 000), motor vehicle crashes (43 000), incidents involving firearms (29 000), sexual behaviors (20 000), and illicit use of drugs (17 000).
The underlying preventable causes of death were, in order: tobacco, poor diet and physical inactivity, alcohol, microbial agents, toxic agents, motor vehicles, firearms, sexual behavior and illegal drug use.
www.thedoctorslounge.net /medlounge/articles/obesity_death   (536 words)

  
 Cause of Death
Worldwide, one death in three is from an infectious or communicable disease, however, almost all these deaths occur in the non-industrialized world.
The pie graphs (at right) show the different causes of death between regions of the world defined by the WHO as high and low mortality regions.
Diarrhoeal diseases caused 2.9 mn deaths, and nearly all were in the non-industrialized world.
ucatlas.ucsc.edu /health/cause.php   (706 words)

  
 Nightmare Coroner's Report
Cause of Death: Freddy slashes her across her chest, then uses her to knock Rod to the floor, then drags her up a wall and across a ceiling.
Cause of Death: Tricked into thinking that her father was visiting her, Nancy stepped into Freddy's arms and he stabbed her in the stomach.
Cause of Death: John is falling from the sky, and Freddy puts a bed of spikes on the ground to break his fall.
www.houseofhorrors.com /nightcoroner.htm   (1076 words)

  
 Cause of death
Cause of death data are coded using the World Health Organisation (WHO) method of disease classification that follows the 9th Revision, International Classification of Diseases (ICD9) up to July 1999, and the ICD10 classification thereafter.
Table 7.3 shows the proportional distribution of deaths of East Kimberley Aboriginal residents recorded in hospital statistics between 1991 and 2001, with ICD10 categories reclassified by the WA Department of Health to match ICD9.
More importantly, the number of alcohol-caused deaths per head of population was significantly higher in the East Kimberley region (63 per 1,000) compared to the State average (20 per 1,000), and the observed number of alcohol-caused deaths was also significantly higher than the number expected based on the State rate.
epress.anu.edu.au /caepr_series/no_23/mobile_devices/ch07s02.html   (778 words)

  
 Obituary : Cause of Death (Bonus Tracks) - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
His replacement is a close associate of the band, James Murphy of the band Death -- the man many consider to be the godfather of death metal -- and he brings his own style to Cause of Death, resulting in an album that sounds like a hybrid of Obituary and Death.
Murphy's contribution to Cause of Death aside, not much else has changed in the year since Obituary's 1989 debut, Slowly We Rot.
These slight differences certainly distinguish Cause of Death from its landmark predecessor, and you can quibble about which approach is better, as many fans have and always will.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,140391,00.html   (491 words)

  
 Cause of Death
The pie graphs show the different causes of death between regions of the world defined by the WHO as high and low mortality regions.
In 2001 it was the leading cause of death in non-industrialized regions, claiming 2.7 million lives.
Diarrhoeal diseases caused 1.8 mn deaths, and nearly all were in the non-industrialized world.
ucatlas.ucsc.edu /cause.php   (659 words)

  
 Murder: The Leading Cause of Death for Pregnant Women
SAN FRANCISCO—The death of Laci Peterson, as well as the unsolved murder of another pregnant woman whose torso washed up in San Francisco Bay, points to a disturbing phenomenon well known to police, health advocates and experts on battered women: the leading cause of death for pregnant women is homicide.
Homicide was found to be the leading cause of death for pregnant women in Maryland, according to a March 2001 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In 1999, homicide was the second-leading cause of death among women ages 20 to 24.
www.now.org /issues/violence/043003pregnant.html   (778 words)

  
 Taser shocks ruled cause of death
A Chicago medical examiner has ruled that shocks from a Taser were responsible for the death of a man in February, marking the first time that the electronic stun gun has been named as the primary cause of death.
The death is the 18th case in which a coroner has cited Taser as a factor in someone's death and the fourth case where Taser has been named as a cause of death.
Of those, coroners said, Taser was a cause of death in four cases and a contributing factor in 10 cases.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/news/articles/0730taser30.html   (1182 words)

  
 Multiple Cause of Death, 1993
Unfortunately, the set of multiple cause codes produced by entity coding is not conducive to a third objective -- the generation of person based multiple cause statistics.
Underlying cause linkages which simply prefer one code over another for purposes of undelying cause selection are not included.
EDIT: The original conditions are edited to remove invalid codes, reverify the coding of certain rare causes of death, and assure age/cause and sex/cause compatibility.
wonder.cdc.gov /wonder/sci_data/mort/mcmort/type_txt/mcmort93.asp   (3448 words)

  
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Third, the estimates of death due to error are lower than those in the IOM report.
In any case, 225,000 deaths per year constitutes the third leading cause of death in the United States, after deaths from heart disease and cancer.
These estimates of death due to error are lower than those in a recent Institutes of Medicine report, and if the higher estimates are used, the deaths due to iatrogenic causes would range from 230,000 to 284,000.
www.mercola.com /2000/jul/30/doctors_death.htm   (1606 words)

  
 Suicide the leading cause of death among young adults in China
Suicide accounted for 3.6% of all deaths in China and was the fifth most important cause of death among the whole population.
Suicide was the leading cause of death among people aged 15-34 years, accounting for around 19% of all deaths.
In this age-group, it was the leading cause of death for rural and urban women, and the second most important cause of death (after motor-vehicle accidents) for rural and urban men.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2002-03/l-stl030602.php   (462 words)

  
 Deaths in Tisbury -- Cause of Death Index
This includes all causes modified by Acute, Chronic, Congestion of, Cramp of, Disease of, Dropsy of, Enlargement of, Hemorrhage from, Hypertrophy of, Inflammation of, Obstruction of, and Ulceration of.
The term "(2nd)" after a death record number indicates that the cause was listed second in a town record with two causes given.
The chief exciting cause is marsh miasmata, the malaria of the Italians.
www.history.vineyard.net /index3.htm   (1099 words)

  
 Category:Lists of people by cause of death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are lists of people by cause of death.
See lists of people by cause of death for an overview.
Pages in category "Lists of people by cause of death"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Lists_of_people_by_cause_of_death   (186 words)

  
 Sample Cause of Death Statements   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A cause of death statement must include an underlying cause of death, and it may include an immediate cause of death, one or more intermediate cause(s) of death, and one or more other significant conditions.
Although the cause of death section of the death certificate should, ideally, be accurate and specific, legally it is not a guarantee of accuracy.
It is the physician's duty, legally, to indicate a cause of death as accurately and specifically as possible.
teachnet.edb.utexas.edu /~lynda_abbott/cme3_2_11.html   (281 words)

  
 Cause of Death (2000)
However, "Cause of Death" turns out to be a surprisingly entertaining whodunit.
Joan Severance (whom I recall fondly from TV's "Wiseguy," as Susan Profitt, the sister of Kevin Spacey's Mel Profitt) is aging gracefully--I thank the filmmakers for including a lingerie scene.
Maybe in a few years, around 2004-5, after Maxim Roy is a well-known screen presence, "Cause of Death" can be re-released with her name in Ironside's place.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0212048   (626 words)

  
 WHO | Data and statistics
Accurate and timely data on deaths and causes of death are essential.
The quality of the information suffers as proper systems for death registration operate in only 29 of 115 countries that report such statistics to WHO.
In the remaining countries, mortality statistics suffer from incomplete registration of births and deaths, and incorrect reporting of the cause of death and age.
www.who.int /research/en   (157 words)

  
 Boyle County, KY Deaths
July, 1859, cause of death, inflamation of brain.
February, 1860, cause of death, infection of brain.
September, 1859, cause of death, disease of heart.
www.rootsweb.com /~kyboyle/deaths/deathslm.html   (648 words)

  
 Big Big Forums - Is cause of death public record?
If she died two months ago and there is any question about the cause of death, her death certificate may not have been issued yet.
In SC cause of death is usually only on the death certificate.
You can only request a certified copy of a death certificate if you are a member of the decedent's family or if you are their legal representative.Other applicants may be provided a statement that the death occurred, including the date and county of death (but apparently not cause).
www.bigbigforums.com /showthread.php3?s=7cafdc82bffb4f626d1aacdc5f82fbfa&t=474148   (381 words)

  
 UPMC Health System News: Liver failure is the most common cause of death in people with AIDS.
Liver failure is the most common cause of death in people with AIDS.
Study participants with mild to moderate elevations had an increased risk of death that was 1.73 times the risk of those with mid-range normal enzyme levels.
In a related poster on display at the conference, Dr. Justice and colleagues relay findings from a study showing that incidence of liver cancer among HIV-positive veterans since the advent of HAART is nearly twice as high as it is for HIV-negative veterans.
www.healtoronto.com /justice_liver.html   (539 words)

  
 Medical system is leading cause of death and injury in US - Health Supreme
Comparatively, the 2001 annual death rate for heart disease was 699,697 and the annual death rate for cancer was 553,251.
Death by Modern Medicine goes beyond the statistics of deaths due to drugs to how the medical monopoly that created the system in the first place is allowed to control health care.
Antibiotics linked to sudden deaths - A range of commonly prescribed drugs including antibiotics may be responsible for around 15,000 sudden deaths each year in Europe and the United States, researchers claim.
www.newmediaexplorer.org /sepp/2003/10/29/medical_system_is_leading_cause_of_death_and_injury_in_us.htm   (3284 words)

  
 drug overdose by drug overdose.com
Drugs commonly implicated in overdose deaths are alcohol, psychoactive medications, analgesics, illicit drugs such as cocaine and heroin, and multiple drugs taken concomitantly.
Overdose is a relative term, with symptoms that range from the uncontrollable nodding of heroin, to the shakes of crack, cocaine powder and meth, to unconsciousness and death.
Mixing drugs such as heroin, pills and alcohol is the most common cause of death by overdose.
www.drug-overdose.com   (710 words)

  
 Death Certificate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Death certificates can supply alot of very useful information but they can also be rife with errors.
cause of death: acute myocarditis, acute cardiac dilation, natural causes of old age
cause of death: nephritis chronic & enlarged prostate gland
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