Table 3

Observed numbers of deaths and standardised mortality ratios (SMR) for selected causes of death among males

International Classification of Diseases-9Cause of death categoryObservedEngland & Wales mortalitiesLocal mortalities
SMR (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
001–999All causes of death29288* (78 to 98)76** (68 to 86)
140–208All malignant neoplasms9999 (81 to 121)85 (69 to 104)
160–165Respiratory system3091 (62 to 131)72 (49 to 103)
162Bronchus, trachea and lung2993 (62 to 133)73 (49 to 105)
320–359Neurological diseases116* (0 to 88)16* (0 to 88)
332.0Parkinson's disease155 (1 to 309)61 (2 to 340)
332.0Parkinson's disease (mentioned)131 (1 to 171)32 (1 to 176)
390–398, 402, 404, 410–429All heart disease9285 (68 to 104)74** (60 to 91)
430–438Cerebrovascular disease2289 (56 to 135)80 (50 to 121)
460–519Non-malignant respiratory disease2876 (50 to 109)59** (39 to 85)
800–999External causes of death14100 (55 to 168)100 (55 to 168)
  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01; SMR significantly different from 100.

  • Halton Unitary Authority and the seven surrounding County and Unitary districts.

  • Mentioned cause of death (1993–2008); underlying cause of death (1960–1992).