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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Health >> Causes of death >> Crude death rate

The Northern Region of Tasmania recorded the highest crude death rate in 2004, at 833 per 100,000 persons, followed by the Greater Hobart-Southern Region at 797 per 100,000 persons, and the Mersey-Lyell Region with 777 per 100,000 persons.

CAUSES OF DEATH, Tasmanian regions - Crude death rates in 2004(a)(b)

Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania(e)

Cause of death(c)

rate(b)

rate(b)

rate(b)

rate(b)

Malignant neoplasms
250
226
244
243
Diseases of the circulatory system
Ischaemic heart disease
133
158
123
138
Cerebrovascular disease
55
61
44
55
Total(d)
263
291
247
268
Diseases of the respiratory system
61
67
71
66
Diseases of the digestive system
23
18
19
21
All other diseases
148
165
140
152
External causes
52
66
56
57
All causes
797
833
777
807

(a) Data relates to usual residence deaths registered in year of registration.
(b) Per 100,000 persons per year (using mid-year estimated resident population).
(c) Classified according to the tenth revision of the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
(d) Includes other diseases of the circulatory system.
(e) Includes Tasmania undefined.
Source: Causes of Death, Australia (Cat. No. 3303.0).



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