Table 3.

Causes of death

Cause of DeathNPercentage
Sudden cardiac death/arrhythmia8716
Infectious disease8615
Malignancies509
Coronary artery disease458
Cerebrovascular disease377
Gastrointestinal disease163
Other heart disease143
Liver disease112
Other183
Unknown19835
Total562100
  • Other heart disease includes nonischemic, nonarrhythmic heart disease. Other includes traffic crash, suicide, and pulmonary and metabolic disease.