Suicide, the death silenced
In the first person: "I realized the suicide of Alex, but I thought that was going to arrive on time"
"There is talk of suicide as there is talk of pneumonia"
The deaths by suicide have increased by 3.1% in a year to 3.679 and are placed far above those who lost their lives in traffic accidents, which amounted to 1.943 deaths in 2017, with an increase of 2.8%.
Are some of the data corresponding to 2017 that are extracted from the statistics Deaths according to cause of Death released today by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
In 2017, died in Spain 424.523 people, 13.912 more than the previous year (3.4%) and of them 214.236 were men (2,5% more) and 210.287 women (4,3% more).
These figures put the gross mortality rate in 912,3 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, 3.2% higher than the previous year, with quite a lot of difference between men and women because the first was 938,4 deaths per 100,000 men (2.4%) and the female in 887,2 (4% more).natural Causes
Highlights the INE that in 2017 96.3% of the deaths (408.686 people, 3.5% more than a year before) was due to natural causes.
diseases of the circulatory system (heart attack, angina pectoris...) are maintained as the first cause of death in 2017 (263,2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), followed by tumors (243,4), and diseases of the respiratory system (110,9).
If you compare with the previous year, the deaths from diseases of the respiratory system increased by 10.3%; the circulatory system as did 2.2% and originate from tumors by 0.3%.
By sex, the tumors were the first cause of death in men (300,1 deaths per 100,000, a decline of 0.2%) and the second in women (188,8, up to 1% more).
diseases of The circulatory system were the leading cause of female mortality (279,7 deaths per 100,000, 2.8% more), and the second between them, (246,1, 1.6% more).
For ages, among children under the age of one year, 78.9% of the deaths were due to perinatal conditions and congenital malformations (56% and 23%, respectively).
And the tumors were the leading cause of death in the age groups between 1 and 14 years old (30,2% of the total) and between 40 and 79 years old (44.3%).
The second reason in the group 1 to 14 years were external causes (22,4%), while among those aged 40 to 79 years of age were diseases of the circulatory system (22.2 per cent).
The main causes of death among people 15 to 39 years were the external causes -among which is the suicide- (41.1% of total) and tumors (or 23.8%).
In those older than 79 years diseases of the circulatory system (33,1% of the total) and tumors (17%) were the main reasons.
By sex, ischaemic heart diseases were the first cause of death in men while among them were the strokes.More women killed by lung cancer
tumors that more deaths provoked turned to be cancer of the bronchus and lung, although down 0.3%, and the colon, which declined 3.2%.
By sex, these types of cancer were more common among men. And, in both cases, led to fewer deaths than in the previous year (a 2% and 4.4% less respectively).
Among women, cancer with the highest mortality was the breast, which rose 1.6%, followed by cancer of bronchus and lung (6.4% more).
the latter is placed, for the first time, in second place among the women.More drownings
In 2017 occurred 15.837 deaths due to external causes, 169 more than in the previous year (1,1%), of which 9.923 were men (1.2% more than in 2016) and 5.914 women (0.9% more).
The suicide remained the leading cause of death external, with 3.679 deaths, 3.1% more than in 2016.
behind him stood the near-drowning, submersion and suffocation (3.116 deaths and an increase of 14.1%) and accidental falls (3.057 and an increase of 1.3%).
For the traffic accident died 1.943 people, which was 2.8% more than in 2016.
Of them, 406 were pedestrians and more than half were older than 70 years.
By sex, the main causes of death external the men were suicide (2.718 deaths), accidental falls (1.603), and traffic accidents (1.507).
And in women accidental falls (1.454 deceased), drowning, submersion and suffocation (1.450) and suicides (961).
For the autonomous regions, the gross rates highest deaths per 100,000 inhabitants corresponded to Principado de Asturias (1.277), Castilla y León (1.195,8) and Galicia (1.182,3).
And the lowest in the autonomous cities of Melilla (582,5) and Ceuta (658,9) and in the Canary islands (705,2).
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