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Table 2 Mortality and LDP for the five leading causes of death by region, 2014, China

From: Analysis of lifetime death probability for major causes of death among residents in China

Top 5 leading causes of death Overall Eastern region Central region Western region
Mortality ratea LDP% Mortality rarea LDP% Mortality rarea LDP% Mortality rarea LDP%
Malignancy 155.4 19.2 175.4 21.2 144.7 18.3 139.2 16.7
Cerebrovascular disease 143.6 23.7 142.5 23.0 149.0 24.9 137.6 22.5
Heart disease 141.3 24.4 144.9 23.9 151.4 27.3 121.6 20.3
Respiratory disease 78.2 15.5 70.9 13.7 64.3 13.2 108.7 21.4
Injury and poisoning 49.7 5.3 45.7 5.1 48.1 5.1 58.1 5.7
  1. aMortality rate per 100,000 population