TABLE 1.

Sites of Death for 4 Major Causes, 1980 to 1998

CCCOther MedicalInjury or PoisoningSIDSTotal
Number of deaths6848780413 764302331 439*
Proportion of all deaths (%)21.824.843.89.6100.0
Site of death (%)
 Hospital74.884.828.721.652.0
 Other sites2.92.644.98.021.7
 Home18.07.815.447.417.1
 Emergency department or transport3.54.210.322.98.5
 Nursing home0.80.50.30.10.4
 Unknown0.00.10.40.00.2
 Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
  • * Sixteen cases had no underlying cause of death identified.