Leading Causes of Death in Lincoln

Leading Causes of Death in Males (0-64 years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 14.5% Ischaemic heart disease 15.3%
2 * Lung cancer 8.5%
3 * Intentional self-harm 5.3%
4 * Transport accidents 4.2%
5 * Colorectal cancer 4.1%
Leading Causes of Death in Females (0-64 years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Lung cancer 10.5% Lung cancer 10.9%
2 Breast cancer 8.8% 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 regards to the leading causes of death for Lincoln, much of the data are limited and therefore cannot be reported. Of the causes of death that are reported, Lincoln and Niagara share the same causes among males and females aged 0-64.

Females

For females aged 0-64, lung cancer and breast cancer are leading causes of death for Lincoln and Niagara.

Males

For males aged 0-64, ischaemic heart disease is listed for Lincoln and Niagara as the leading cause of death.

Leading Causes of Death in Males (65+ years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 24.9% Ischaemic heart disease 26.2%
2 Lung cancer 6.8% Lung cancer 7.7%
3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5.5% Cerebrovascular diseases 6.1%
4 Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 5.2% Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5.4%
5 Cerebrovascular diseases 4.2% Diabetes mellitus 4.7%
Leading Causes of Death in Females (65+ years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Ischaemic heart disease 22.0% Ischaemic heart disease 26.4%
2 Cerebrovascular diseases 10.0% Cerebrovascular diseases 9.1%
3 Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 8.1% Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 5.3%
4 Breast cancer 3.9% Lung cancer 5.2%
5 Diabetes mellitus 3.4% 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 Lincoln, 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, Lincoln and Niagara list ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular diseases, dementia and Alzheimer's disease and diabetes mellitus among the leading causes of death. The only difference between Lincoln and Niagara is that in Lincoln, breast cancer is also reported whereas; in Niagara lung cancer is reported.

Males

For males over the age of 65, Lincoln 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 Lincoln and Niagara is that in Lincoln, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is also reported whereas, in Niagara diabetes mellitus is reported.


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