ALL CAUSES OF MORTALITY IN HANOI CITY, VIET NAM
A cross-sectional survey-based for all causes of mortality was performed for all 233 communes, and then identified eligible communes for both completeness and accuracy in the Hanoi city. Age-standardized mortality rates per 100,000 for all causes were 683.8 in male and 294 for female. For the 18 ICD-10 groups of diseases, age-standardized mortality rates per 100,000 for the five most common groups of diseases were 220.7, 140.2, 90.1, 41.4, and 19.4 for CVD, cancer, respiratory, injury, and infectious, respectively in males, and they were 105.0, 49.1, 43.1, 11.0, and 6.6 for CVD, cancer, respiratory, injury, and digestive, respectively in females. The proportion of deaths due to the three leading groups of CVD, cancer and injury was 60% in males and 54% in females.