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Table 2 Top 10 causes of death in the 2013 VRS

From: Myanmar mortality registration: an assessment for system improvement

  ICD-10 Causes of death Percentage
1. I60–69 Cerebrovascular disease 13.1
2. I10–15 Hypertensive disease 10.3
3. I30–52 Heart disease (heart failure & complications of heart disease) 8.1
4. K70–77 Disease of liver 5.0
5. C15–26 Malignant neoplasm of digestive organs 3.7
6. J40–47 Chronic lower respiratory diseases 3.5
7. F10–19 Mental and behavioral disorder due to psychoactive substance use 3.2
8. A15–19 Tuberculosis 2.2
9. C30–39 Malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organ 2.1
10. E10–14 Diabetes mellitus 1.6
Total    52.6
  1. Data source: 2013 VRS, Central Statistical Organization