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Table 3 Underlying cause of death in 19,605 known diabetic subjects, and proportion of death certificates with mention of diabetes. Veneto region (Italy), 2008-2010

From: Multiple causes of death analysis of chronic diseases: the example of diabetes

Underlying cause of death (ICD-10 codes) Number of deaths Mention of diabetes (%)
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2,623 100
All circulatory diseases (I00-I99) 7,096 52
 Hypertensive diseases (I10-I15) 773 66
 Ischemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 3,090 55
 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 1,540 51
 All other circulatory diseases 1,693 42
All neoplasms (C00-D48) 5,556 34
 Colon, rectum and anus (C18-C21) 549 33
 Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 641 35
 Pancreas (C25) 600 34
 Trachea, bronchus and lung (C33-C34) 1,034 33
 All other neoplasms 2,732 34
Respiratory diseases (J00-J99) 1,008 48
Digestive diseases (K00-K93) 878 45
All other causes of death 2,444 45