DISEASES OF THE EYE AND EAR (H00-H95)
Due to the small number of deaths attributed to Diseases of the eye and ear (H00-H95), the following section refers to the period 1999-2008.
Since 1999, a total of 115 deaths have been attributed to Diseases of the eye and ear (H00-H95). Of these, 47 (41%) were male and 68 (59%) were female.
Diseases of the middle ear and mastoid (H65-H75) have accounted for a total of 54 deaths since 1999. Visual disturbances and blindness (H53-H54) have accounted for a total of 14 deaths in the last 10 years.
4.7 SELECTED UNDERLYING CAUSES(a), Diseases of the eye and ear (H00-H95) - 1999-2008(b)(c)(d)(e)
|Cause of Death and ICD Code |
|CHAPTER VII Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00-H59) |
|Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H06) |
|Disorders of orbit (H05) |
|Visual disturbances and blindness (H53-H54) |
|Blindness and low vision (H54) |
|CHAPTER VIII Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60-H95) |
|Diseases of middle ear and mastoid (H65-H75) |
|Suppurative and unspecified otitis media (H66) |
|Mastoiditis and related conditions (H70) |
|(a) Causes selected are those with 10 or more deaths at the 3 digit level of ICD-10. |
|(b) 2008 data have been subject to process improvements which have increased the quality of these data. See Technical Note 1: 2008 COD Collection - Process Improvements for further information. |
|(c) Causes of death data for 2008 are preliminary and subject to a revisions process. See Technical Note 2: Causes of Death - Revisions Process. |
|(d) Causes of death data for 2007 have been revised and are subject to further revisions. See Technical Note 3: 2007 Revisions for further information. |
|(e) Data cells with small values have been randomly assigned to protect the confidentiality of individuals. As a result, some totals will not equal the sum of their components. Cells with a zero value have not been affected by confidentialisation. |