Table VComparability of selected causes of death between the 9th and 10th revisions of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Cause of death1Final comparability ratio2
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease1.0821
Malignant neoplasms1.0093
 Colon, rectum, and anus0.9988
 Trachea, bronchus, and lung0.9844
 Breast1.0073
 Prostate1.0144
Diabetes mellitus1.0193
Alzheimer’s disease1.5812
Diseases of heart0.9852
 Ischemic heart diseases1.0006
Essential (primary) hypertension and hypertensive renal disease1.1162
Cerebrovascular diseases1.0502
Influenza and pneumonia0.6974
Chronic lower respiratory diseases1.0411
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis1.0321
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis1.2555
Pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium1.1404
Unintentional injuries1.0251
 Motor vehicle-related injuries0.9527
 Poisoning1.0365
Suicide1.0022
Homicide1.0020
Firearm-related injury1.0012
Chronic and noncommunicable diseases1.0100
Injuries1.0159
1

See Table IV for ICD–9 and ICD–10 cause-of-death codes.

2

Ratio of number of deaths classified by ICD–10 to number of deaths classified by ICD–9.

SOURCE: CDC/NCHS. Final comparability ratios for 113 selected causes of death. Available from: ftp://ftp​.cdc.gov/pub​/Health_Statistics/NCHS​/Datasets/Comparability​/icd9_icd10/Comparability​_Ratio_tables.xls.

Miniño M, Anderson RN, Fingerhut LA, Boudreault MA, Warner M. Deaths: Injuries, 2002. National vital statistics reports; vol 54 no 10. Hyattsville, MD: NCHS; 2006. Available from: http://www​.cdc.gov/nchs​/data/nvsr/nvsr54/nvsr54_10.pdf.

See Table IV for ICD–9 and ICD–10 cause-of-death codes.

Ratio of number of deaths classified by ICD–10 to number of deaths classified by ICD–9.

From: Appendix II, Definitions and Methods

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