Table 2

Death certificate diagnoses of the underlying cause of death in 37 certified cases of non-coronary deaths in Brighton during 1994–95 which were included in the present study

Death certificate diagnosisNumber
Diabetes14
Cardiomyopathy3
Hypertensive heart diease3
Hyperlipidaemia2
Myocardial fibrosis2
Pneumonia2
Renal failure2
Cancer2
Left ventricular hypertrophy, WPW, renal abscess, heart failure, cor pulmonale, abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebrovascular accident1 each
  • WPW, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.