Leading Causes of Death in Grimsby

Leading Causes of Death in Males (0-64 years)
Grimsby Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 18.5% Ischaemic heart disease 15.3%
2 Lung cancer 9.9% Lung cancer 8.5%
3 Intentional self-harm 8.6% Intentional self-harm 5.3%
4 Colorectal cancer 6.2% Transport accidents 4.2%
5 * Colorectal cancer 4.1%
Leading Causes of Death in Females (0-64 years)
Grimsby Niagara region
1 Lung cancer 13.0% Lung cancer 10.9%
2 * Breast cancer 8.3%
3 * Ischaemic heart disease 7.4%
4 * Colorectal cancer 4.9%
5 * Cerebrovascular diseases 4.0%

* Data are limited and cannot be reported.
Source: Causes of Death, 2000-2004, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO, Data last refreshed March 2009.

In Grimsby, the leading causes of death among males and females aged 0-64 are very similar to those of Niagara.

Females

For females aged 0-64, Grimsby and Niagara share the same leading cause of death; lung cancer. In Grimsby, the remaining data are limited for leading causes of death and cannot be reported.

Males

For males aged 0-64, Grimsby and Niagara share ischaemic heart disease, lung cancer, intentional self-harm, and colorectal cancer among the leading causes of death. Niagara also lists transportation accidents as the remaining cause of death. Remaining data for Grimsby are limited and cannot be reported.

Leading Causes of Death in Males (65+ years)
Grimsby Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 24.3% Ischaemic heart disease 26.2%
2 Lung cancer 7.3% Lung cancer 7.7%
3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases 6.7% Cerebrovascular diseases 6.1%
4 Cerebrovascular diseases 6.1% Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5.4%
5 Prostate cancer 6.1% Diabetes mellitus 4.7%
Leading Causes of Death in Females (65+ years)
Grimsby Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 25.1% Ischaemic heart disease 26.4%
2 Cerebrovascular diseases 7.0% erebrovascular diseases 9.1%
3 Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 6.7% Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 5.3%
4 Diabetes mellitus 6.5% Lung cancer5.2%
5 Lung cancer 4.8% Diabetes mellitus 4.8%

Source: Causes of Death, 2000-2004, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO, Data last refreshed March 2009.

In Grimsby, the leading causes of death among males and females over the age of 65 are similar to those of Niagara region.

Females

For females over the age of 65, Grimsby and Niagara share the same leading causes of death.

Males

For males over the age of 65, Grimsby and Niagara list ischaemic heart disease, lung cancer, cerebrovascular diseases and chronic lower respiratory disease among the leading causes of death. The only difference between Grimsby and Niagara is that in Grimsby, prostate cancer is also reported, whereas, in Niagara diabetes mellitus is reported.


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