Leading causes of death ages 15-64 by sex, 2003

Men Number of Women Number of
Rank Cause of death deaths % Rank Cause of death deaths %
1. Isch. heart disease 1356 18,5 1. Breast cancer 325 10,6
2. Alcohol related deaths 1016 13,8 2. Alcohol related deaths 267 8,7
3. Accidents 917
12,5 3. Isch. heart disease 216 7,1
- land traffic 186 2,5
- falls 217 3,0
4. Suicides 687 9,4 4. Suicides 210 6,9
5. Lung cancer 375 5,1 5. Accidents 199
- land traffic 59 1,9
- falls 39 1,3
6. Celebrovascular disease 358 4,9
6. Celebrovascular disease 183 6,0
Other causes 2629 35,8 Other causes 1655 54,2
Total deaths at ages 15-64, men 7338 100,0 Total deaths at ages 15-64, women 3055 100,0

Last updated 15.8.2005

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2003, Leading causes of death ages 15-64 by sex, 2003 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.9.2015].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/2003/ksyyt_2003_2005-05-31_tau_002_en.html

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