Table 1

Causes of death groups and their ICD-10 codes

NamesCausesICD-10 codes
InfectiousCertain infectious and parasitic diseasesA00-B99
BloodDiseases of the blood and disorders of immune mechanismD50-D89
MetabolicEndocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseasesE00-E88
MentalMental and behavioural disordersF01-F99
NervousDiseases of the nervous systemG00-G98
EyeDiseases of the eye and adnexaH00-H57
EarDiseases of the ear and mastoid processH60-H93
CirculatoryDiseases of the circulatory systemI00-I99
RespiratoryDiseases of the respiratory systemJ00-J98
DigestiveDiseases of the digestive systemK00-K92
SkinDiseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissueL00-L98
MusculoskeletalDiseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissueM00-M99
GenitourinaryDiseases of the genitourinary systemN00-N98
PregnancyPregnancy, childbirth and the puerperiumO00-O99
PerinatalCertain conditions originating in the perinatal periodP00-P96
CongenitalCongenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalitiesQ00-Q99
Ill-definedSymptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings (ill-defined)R00-R99
ExternalExternal causes of morbidity and mortalityV01-Y89
  • ICD, International Classification of Disease.