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Table 1 Frequency of selected cardiovascular and other causes as the underlying cause of death, US, Mexico, and Brazil.

From: Deaths from heart failure: using coarsened exact matching to correct cause-of-death statistics

Cause ICD-10 codes US (%) Mexico (%) Brazil (%)
Total number of death records   14,500,497 920,517 3,033,240
Lower respiratory infections J10-J18, J20-J22 2.6 3.6 3.6
Cancers C00-C97 22.9 13.4 13.8
Diabetes E10-E14 3.0 13.4 3.9
All Cardiovascular diseases I00-I99 38.1 23.3 27.8
   Ischemic heart disease I20-I25 20.5 10.5 8.4
   Cerebrovascular disease I60-I69 6.7 5.5 8.9
   Hypertensive heart disease I10-I13 2.0 3.0 3.0
   Cardiomyopathy I42-I43 1.1 0.2 1.3
   Heart failure I50 2.3 1.9 2.7
   Cardiac arrest I46, I47.2, I49.0 0.8 0.1 0.1
   Other cardiovascular diseases balance of I00-I99 4.6 2.1 3.3
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) J40-J44 4.9 3.9 3.4
Digestive diseases K20-K92 3.5 9.8 4.8
Other diseases   25.0 32.7 42.8