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Table 2 Causes of death, corresponding ICD-codes and total number of deaths

From: Trends in Belgian cause-specific mortality by migrant origin between the 1990s and the 2000s

  1990s 2000s
ICD-9 Men Women ICD-10 Men Women
All Deaths 001–999 113,148 59,127 A00-Y98 96,926 52,878
Cancer 140–239 41,374 26,806 C00-C99 34,534 23,941
 Head and neck 140–149; 160–161 3223 578 C00–14; C30–32 2615 504
 Oesophagus 150 1473   C15 1633  
 Stomach 151 1539 655 C16 1126 481
 Colorectal 153–154 3398 2507 C18–21 2855 1948
 Liver 155 880   C22 1029  
 Pancreas 157 1691 1037 C25 1715 1119
 Lung 162 16,460 2919 C33–34 12,561 4100
 Breast 174–175   8010 C50   6604
 Uterus 179; 182   757 C54–55   610
 Ovary 183   2104 C56   1587
 Prostate 185 1637   C61 1138  
 Bladder 188 1185   C67 869  
 Brain 190–192 1613 1164 C69–72 1250 873
 Leukaemia 204–208   737 C91–95   555
Circulatory 390–459 29,352 12,354 I00-I99 21,887 9397
Respiratory 460–519 7599 2789 J00-J99 5853 2938
Digestive 520–579 5523 3006 K00-K93 5837 2889
Injuries 800–999 14,469 5729 S00-T99 8200 3259