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Table 2 Disease-specific mortality rates of men and women in China in 2016

From: Mortality pattern trends and disparities among Chinese from 2004 to 2016

Disease Deaths % of total ASMR (per 100,000 per year) χ 2 P-value
Men Women Men Women Men Women
malignant neoplasm 1,011,826 147,095 26.67 20.10 153.71 78.78 24.17 < 0.001
CVD 269,806 171,884 21.65 23.49 128.89 85.78 8.61 0.003
heart disease 219,011 153,991 16.61 21.05 101.42 76.55 3.24 0.072
COPD 168,110 67,658 8.99 9.25 55.30 33.12 5.50 0.019
accidental injury 90,974 33,732 7.32 4.61 48.09 20.29 11.53 0.001
hypertension 74,055 29,026 2.04 3.97 12.49 14.29 0.15 0.695
diabetes mellitus 20,597 20,900 1.80 2.86 10.57 10.70 0.00 1.000
LRTI 18,188 13,853 1.60 1.89 10.79 7.31 0.89 0.346
intentional injury 16,206 8207 1.17 1.12 7.29 4.84 0.33 0.564
cirrhosis 11,802 2959 0.99 0.40 5.70 1.56 1.13 0.289
  1. CMR  = crude mortality rate. ASMR = age-standardized mortality rate. CVD = Cerebrovascular Disease. COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. LRTI = Lower Respiratory Tract Infections