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2,091 deaths in Trafford last year we explore why

Through a freedom of information request we have the interesting statistics of how many people had fatal accidents or died through disease in Trafford last year.

Ambulance workers given bags of chocolate by residents in Altrincham

We have a full list of causes of death below and the number in order at the side:

  • Cancer -564
  • Dementia – 267
  • Heart disease – 244
  • Cerebrovascular diseases – 150
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases – 130
  • Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung – 130
  • Influenza and pneumonia – 109
  • Accidents – 61
  • Malignant neoplasm of colon, sigmoid, rectum and anus – 59
  • Malignant neoplasms, stated or presumed to be primary of lymphoid, haematopoietic -42
  • Cirrhosis and other diseases of liver – 41
  • Malignant neoplasm of pancreas – 38
  • Accidental falls – 37
  • Diseases of the urinary system – 37
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate – 35
  • Malignant neoplasm of breast – 35
  • Cardiac arrhythmias – 29
  • Heart failure – 28
  • Hypertensive diseases – 27
  • Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus – 24
  • Parkinson’s disease – 24
  • Malignant neoplasm of liver and intraheptic bile ducts – 24
  • Pulmonary oedema and other intestinal pulmonary diseases – 21
  • Malignant neoplasm of brain – 17
  • Aortic aneurysm – 16
  • Acute respiratory diseases other than influenza and pneumonia -15
  • Suicide and injury/poisoning – 15
  • Pulmonary heart disease – 13
  • Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the central nervous system – 13
  • Accidental poisoning – 12
  • Septicaemia – 12
  • Malignant neoplasm of uterus – 11
  • Diabetes – 11
  • Melanoma and other malignant neoplasms of skin – 11
  • Appendicitis, hernia and intestinal obstruction – 10
  • Malignant neoplasm of kidney, except renal pelvis – 8
  • Cardiomyopathy – 8
  • Malignant neoplasm of ovary – 8
  • Malignant neoplasm of gallbladder and other parts of biliary tract – 6
  • Malignant neoplasm of stomach – 6
  • Land transport accidents – 5
  • Epilepsy – 5
  • ntestinal infectious diseases -4

No deaths were recorded for Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use in Trafford yet in Manchester overall there were 10 deaths, no one died of meningitis last year and no one died of a cardiac arrest in either Trafford or Manchester.

The total of deaths all last year came to 2, 091 where as Manchester had 3.517 deaths.

These statistics were provided by ONS via freedom of information, we asked for ward by ward information to get some idea of what is going on however this information could not be given.

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