Statewise Distribution of Medically Certified Deaths by 8 Leading Cause-Groups During 2004
Note: Others include the remaining major cause groups
- Circulatory system : is an organ system that passes nutrients (such as amino acids, electrolytes and lymph), gases, hormones, blood cells, etc. to and from cells in the body to help fight diseases and help stabilize body temperature and pH to maintain homeostasis
- Parasitic disease is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite
- N.E.C.: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common life threatening surgical and medical emergency affecting the gastrointestinal tract encountered in the neonatal intensive care unit. NEC occurs in 2-5%of all preterm infants although the majority of cases develop in infants less then 36 weeks.
- Respiratory system: is a group of organs and tissues that help you breathe
- Perinatal period is immediately before to after birth period.
- Neoplasms: Any new and abnormal growth. Neoplasms include benign and malignant tumours.
Source: Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Death(MCCD)-2004, Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi