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Indiana State Department of Health

Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Leading Causes of Death for Women Leading Causes of Death for Women

Indiana vs. United States, 1998

    INDIANA UNITED STATES
ALL CAUSES
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
27,309
771.1
1,179,996
853.5
DISEASES OF
THE HEART
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
8,406
230.1
370,962
223.0
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL
INTERVENTION
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
116
3.8
4,249
3.1
HIV/AIDS
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
12
0.4**
3,135
2.3
LUNG CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
1,565
47.1
64,475
42.4
BREAST CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
946
28.7
41,737
27.9
OVARIAN CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
315
9.6
13,391
8.8
CERVICAL CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
102
3.2
4,340
3.0

Notes: * age-adjusted rate to 2000
** unreliable

Sources: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team. CDC WONDER (www.wonder.cdc.gov) for U.S. data