Cases of mortality dropped for the past three years. Pneumonia was the leading causes of death in 2015 followed by Cancer and Cerebrovascular Accidents Thrombosis. Other causes included Diseases of the Heart, Renal Failure, COPD PTB, Diabetes and Multiple Organ Failure. There were identified 4 deaths caused by Sepsis and 8 deaths caused by Diabetes last year despite the effort of the Municipal Health Office in promoting healthy lifestyle.

 

Table 44. Ten Leading Causes of Mortality For The Last Three Years

Causes

Number of Deaths

2013

2014

2015

1. Pneumonia

36

24

25

2.  Cancer

29

21

18

3. Cerebrovascular Accidents Thrombosis

67

39

17

4. Diseases of the Heart

28

34

14

5. Renal Failure

0

9

12

6. COPD

17

12

9

7. Pulmonary Tuberculosis

16

14

8

8. Diabetes

0

0

8

9. Multiple Organ Failure

14

9

5

10. Sepsis

0

0

4

Total

207

162

120

Source: Municipal Health Office

     

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