Deaths caused by diseases of the circulatory system were 161 thousand 920
At the causes of death statistics, the ranking of top three disease groups did not change in the year of 2018. 38.4% of death cases were caused by diseases of the circulatory system. This was followed by neoplasms with 19.7% and respiratory system diseases with 12.5%. Distribution of causes of death, 2017, 201839.7% of deaths based on diseases of the circulatory system were caused by ischaemic heart diseases
Death cases caused by the cerebrovascular disease with 22.4% and hypertensive disease with 8.3% were observed respectively, after the ischemic heart disease in 2018. Distribution of deaths caused by diseases of the circulatory system by subgroups, 2017, 2018The most of death cases from neoplasms were seen in malignant neoplasms of larynx and trachea/bronchus/lung
The number of death cases caused by malignant neoplasms in the total was 81 thousand 129 in 2018. 30.8% of these deaths were caused by malignant neoplasms of larynx and trachea/bronchus/lung. Distribution of deaths caused by malignant neoplasms by subgroups, 2017, 2018
As the causes of death statistics were examined by age groups, it was found that diseases of the circulatory system were seen mostly in the 75-84 age group with 51 thousand 376 people, benign and malignant neoplasms were seen mostly in the 65-74 age group with 23 thousand 674 people in 2018.
As the causes of death statistics were examined according to the usual residence, the ratios of deaths caused by the diseases of the circulatory system were seen mostly in the following first five provinces in 2018: Çorum with 48%, Denizli with 47.2%, Adana with 46.7%, Çanakkale and Afyonkarahisar with 46.2%, respectively. In addition, the ratios of deaths caused by the benign and malignant neoplasms were detected mostly in the following first five provinces: Kırklareli with 24.6%, İstanbul with 23.8%, Van and Eskişehir with 23.2%, Edirne with 23%, respectively. The next release on this subject will be on April, 2020. EXPLANATIONS
Causes of Death Statistics are compiled as using administrative records from the "Death Notification System". Death notification forms are collected in accordance with the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and the rules of World Health Organization (WHO) and then the underlying cause of death is coded correspondingly.
The values of the previous year have been revised every year due to the cases of judicial process are completed after the press release published.