Cause of Deaths in Kerala 238,691 (2007)

Cause Deaths %
Heart Attack64,39327%
Others45,96519%
Asthma28,60212%
Old Age19,8958.3%
Cancer16,6517.0%
Senility9,6494.0%
Paralysis7,5193.2%
Blood Pressure6,9302.9%
Diabetes6,2712.6%
Suicide5,5712.3%
Liver Disease4,1851.8%
Kidney Trouble3,9581.7%
Accident(Traffic/Vehicles)3,1051.3%
Pneumonia2,6111.1%
Tuberculosis1,557
Other Accidents1,544
Drowning or Falls1,461
Not Stated1,378
Typhoid907
Influenza857
Jaundis839
Ulcer568
Burns(Accidental)563
Appendicitis548
Premature428
Birth injuries318
Poisoning277
Meningitis257
Anaemia's256
Homicide220
Dysentery215
Whooping cough170
Cholera161
Tetanus127
Syphilis and Genitourinary114
Venomous Animals Bites97
Malaria91
Food Poisoning86
Measles82
AIDS79
Dyphtheria46
Hysteria35
Complication in Pregnancy or Child birth33
Rabies26
Poliomyelitus25
Leprosy17
Abortion4

Source: Vital Statistics Bulletin, 2007 by Economics & Statistics Department of India