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Death, Injury, and Chronic Disease
Statistics For Harris County and Texas

ALL CAUSE MORTALITY

Leading Causes of Death

The Texas Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control give the top 10 leading causes of death in Harris County, Texas, and the United States.

Mortality Statistics

Texas Department of Health provides numbers of deaths in Harris County for many causes including chronic, infectious, and injury related. 

CANCER

Cancer Rates

The Texas Department of Health supplies the number of cancer cases and deaths by site as well as incidence and mortality rates for Harris County.

Leading Causes of Cancer Death By Site

The Texas Cancer Data Center makes available the top ten leading causes of cancer deaths by site for males and females for Harris County.

INJURY

TDH injury/death information for Harris County

Texas Department of Health provides numbers of deaths in Harris County for injuries including accidents, suicides, homicides, etc.

Occupational Injuries

Texas Worker's Compensation Commission offers numbers of fatal occupational injuries that occurred in Harris County.

ASTHMA

Current and Lifetime Self-reported Asthma

The Centers for Disease Control makes available maps indicating the prevalence of current and lifetime adult self-reported asthma by state.

Prevalence of Lifetime Asthma & Rates of Asthma Deaths

The Texas Department of Health provides graphs indicating the prevalence of lifetime asthma and the rates of asthma deaths for Texas by age groups, gender, and race.

Asthma Hospitalization Rates

The Texas Department of Health gives information on rates of asthma hospitalizations for Texas and all counties of Texas.

BIRTH DEFECTS

Birth Defects Statistics

The Texas Department of Health offers numbers on birth defects for Harris County.



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