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Table 1 Underlying cause of death and ICD-10 codes used for analysis

From: Smokeless tobacco mortality risks: an analysis of two contemporary nationally representative longitudinal mortality studies

Cause of death ICD 10 codes
Leading causes of death as assigned by CDCa,b Diseases of the heart I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I151
Heart failure I50
Ischemic heart disease I20-I25
Malignant neoplasm C00-C97
Chronic lower respiratory disease J40-J47
Cerebrovascular diseases I60-I69
Accidents V01-X59, Y85-Y86
Alzheimer’s disease G30
Diabetes mellitus E10-E14
Influenza and pneumonia J09-J18
Nephritis/nephrosis N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27
Other selected causes of death Malignant neoplasms:  
 All digestive organs C00-C16, C18-C22, C25
 Esophagus C15
 Pancreas C25
 Colon, rectum, and anus C18-C21
 Oral cavity, lip, and pharynx C00-C14
 Trachea, bronchus, and lung C33-C34
 Genitourinary system C61, C64-C65, C67
Diseases of the respiratory system J00-J98
Diseases of the digestive system K00-K95
Diseases of the genitourinary system N00-N99
  1. aNational Vital Statistics Report (NVSR), Volume 64, Number 10. Table C. US Department Of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System. Note: heart failure and ischemic heart disease are not included among the ten leading causes of death. We include them here for completeness
  2. bIntentional self-harm, listed as a leading cause of death, was not identified in either data set and was therefore excluded from analysis