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  1. General Categories (most general level of detail)
    1. Subcategories (next level of detail)
      1. Specific Categories (highest level of detail)

  1. All Causes
    1. All Causes
      1. All Causes
  1. Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
    1. Intestinal Infectious Disease (001-009)
      1. Cholera (001)
      2. Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers (002)
      3. Other salmonella infections (003)
      4. Shigellosis (004)
      5. Other food poisoning (bacterial) (005)
      6. Amoebiasis (006)
      7. Other protozoal intestinal diseases (007)
      8. Intestinal infections due to other organisms (008)
      9. Ill-defined intestinal infections (009)
    2. Tuberculosis; all forms (010-018)
      1. Tuberculosis; all forms (010-018)
    3. Zoonotic Bacterial Diseases (020-027)
      1. Plague (020)
      2. Anthrax (022)
      3. Other zoonotic bacterial diseases
    4. Other Bacterial Diseases (030-041)
      1. Leprosy (030)
      2. Diptheria (032)
      3. Whooping Cough (033)
      4. Tetanus (037)
      5. Septicemia (038)
      6. All others
    5. HIV Infection (042-044)
      1. HIV Infection; with specified infections (042.0)
      2. HIV Infection; causing other specified infections (042.1)
      3. HIV Infection; with specified malignant neoplasms (042.2)
      4. AIDS; unspecified (042.9)
      5. HIV Infection causing other specified conditions (043)
      6. Other HIV Infection (044)
    6. Viral Diseases Accompanied by Exanthem (050-057)
      1. Smallpox (050)
      2. Cowpox and paravaccinia (051)
      3. Chickenpox (052)
      4. Herpes zoster (053)
      5. Herpes simplex (054)
      6. Measles (055)
      7. Rubella (056)
      8. Other viral exanthemata (057)
    7. Other Diseases due to Viruses and Chlamydiae (070-079)
      1. Viral hepatitis (070)
      2. Rabies (071)
      3. Mumps (072)
      4. Infectious mononucleosis (075)
      5. All others
    8. Arthropod-borne Diseases (080-088)
      1. Malaria (084)
      2. All others
    9. Syphilis and Other Venereal Diseases (090-099)
      1. Syphilis (090-097)
      2. Gonococcal infections (098)
      3. Other venereal diseases 099)
    10. All Other Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
      1. All other infectious and parasitic diseases
  2. Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer)
    1. Malignant neoplasm of lip; oral cavity; and pharynx (140-149)
      1. of lip (140)
      2. of tongue (141)
      3. of gum (143)
      4. of pharynx (146-148)
      5. all others
    2. Malignant neoplasm of digestive organs and peritoneum (150-159)
      1. of esophagus (150)
      2. of stomach (151)
      3. of small intestine (152)
      4. of colon (153)} 054 {of rectum (154)
      5. of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (155)
      6. of gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts (156)
      7. of pancreas (157)
      8. all others
    3. Malignant neoplasm of respiratory system (160-165)
      1. of nasal cavities; middle ear and accessory sinuses (160)
      2. of larynx (161)
      3. of trachea; bronchus and lung (162)
      4. of pleura (163)
      5. all others
    4. Malignant neoplasm of bone; connective tissue; skin; and breast (170-175)}
      1. of bone and articular cartilage (170)
      2. of connective and other soft tissue (171)
      3. of skin; melanoma (172)
      4. of skin; neoplasm (173)
      5. of female breast (174)
      6. of male breast (175)
    5. Malignant neoplasm of genital organs (179-187)
      1. of uterus; part unspecified (179)
      2. of cervix (180)
      3. of placenta (181)
      4. of body of uterus (182)
      5. of ovary and other uterine adnexa (183)
      6. of other and unspecified female genital organs (184)
      7. of prostate (185)
      8. of testis (186)
      9. of penis and other male genital organs (187)
    6. Malignant neoplasm of urinary organs (188-189)
      1. of bladder (188)
      2. of kidney and other unspecified urinary organs (189)
    7. Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified sites (190-199)
      1. of eye (190)
      2. of brain (191)
      3. of thyroid gland (193)
      4. all others
    8. Malignant neoplasm of lymphatic and hematopoetic tissues (200-203)
      1. lymphosarcoma and reticulosarcoma (200)
      2. Hodgkin's disease (201)
      3. other malignant neoplasm of lymphoid and histiocytic tissue (202)
      4. multiple myeloma and immunoproliferative neoplasms (203)
    9. Leukemia (204-208)
      1. lymphoid leukemia (204)
      2. myeloid leukemia (205)
      3. monocytic leukemia (206)
      4. other specified leukemia (207)
      5. leukemia of unspecified cell type (208)
  3. Benign and Unspecified Neoplasms
    1. Benign and Unspecified Neoplasms (210-239)
      1. Benign and unspecified neoplasms (210-239)
  4. Diabetes
    1. Diabetes Mellitus (250)
      1. Diabetes mellitus (250)
  5. Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs
    1. Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs (320-389)
      1. Meningitis (320-322)
      2. Alzheimer's disease (331.0)
      3. Parkinson's disease (332)
      4. Multiple sclerosis (340)
      5. Infantile cerebral palsy (343)
      6. Epilepsy (345)
      7. Muscular dystrophies and other myopathies (359)
      8. All others
  6. Heart Disease
    1. Acute Rheumatic Fever (390-392)
      1. Rheumatic fever without mention of heart involvement (390)
      2. Rheumatic fever with heart involvement (391)
      3. Rheumatic chorea (392)
    2. Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease (393-398)
      1. Chronic rheumatic pericarditis (393)
      2. Diseases of mitral valve (394)
      3. Diseases of aortic valve (395)
      4. Diseases of mitral and aortic valves (396)
      5. Diseases of other endocardial structures (397)
      6. Other rheumatic heart disease (398)
    3. Hypertensive Disease (401-405)
      1. Essential hypertension (401)
      2. Hypertensive heart disease (402)
      3. Hypertensive renal disease (403)
      4. Hypertensive heart and renal disease (404)
      5. Secondary hypertension (405)
    4. Ischemic Heart Disease (410-414)
      1. Acute myocardial infarction (410)
      2. Other acute and subacute forms of ischaemic heart disease (411)
      3. Old myocardial infarction (412)
      4. Angina pectoris (413)
      5. Other forms of chronic ischaemic heart disease (414)
    5. Other Diseases of Endocardium (424)
      1. Other diseases of endocardium (424)
    6. Heart Failure (428)
      1. Congestive heart failure (428.0)
      2. All others
    7. All Other Forms of Heart Disease (415-423,425-427,429)
      1. All other forms of heart disease (415-423,425-427,429)
  7. Cerebrovascular Disease
    1. Cerebrovascular Disease (430-438)
      1. Subarachnoid hemorrhage (430)
      2. Intracerebral hemorrhage (431)
      3. Other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage (432)
      4. Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries (433)
      5. Occlusion of cerebral arteries (434)
      6. Transient cerebral ischaemia (435)
      7. Acute but ill-defined cerebrovascular disease (436)
      8. Other and ill-defined cerebrovascular disease (437)
      9. Late effects of cerebrovascular disease (438)
  8. Diseases of Arteries; Arterioles and Capillaries
    1. Diseases of Arteries; Arterioles and Capillaries (440-448)
      1. Atherosclerosis (440)
      2. Aortic aneurysm (441)
      3. Other aneurysm (442)
      4. All others
  9. Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis
    1. Acute Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis (466)
      1. Acute bronchitis (466.0)
      2. Acute bronchiolitis (466.1)
  10. Pneumonia and Influenza
    1. Pneumonia (480-486)
      1. Viral pneumonia (480)
      2. Pneomococcal pneumonia (481)
      3. Other bacterial pneumonia (482)
      4. Pneumonia due to other specified organism (483)
      5. Pneumonia in infectious diseases classified elsewhere (484)
      6. Bronchopneumonia; organism unspecified (485)
      7. Pneumonia; organism unspecified (486)
    2. Influenza (487)
      1. Influenza (487)
  11. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions
    1. Bronchitis; chronic and not specified (490,491)
      1. Bronchitis; not specified as acute or chronic (490)
      2. Chronic bronchitis (491)
    2. Emphysema (492)
      1. Emphysema (492)
    3. Asthma (493)
      1. Asthma (493)
    4. Other COPDs (494-496)
      1. Other COPDs (494-496)
  12. Ulcers
    1. Ulcers (531-534)
      1. Gastric ulcer (531)
      2. Duodenal ulcer (532)
      3. Peptic ulcer; site unspecified (533)
      4. Gastrojejunal ulcer (534)
  13. Appendicitis
    1. Appendicitis (540-543)
      1. Acute appendicitis (540)
      2. Appendicitis; unqualified (541)
      3. Other appendicitis (542)
      4. Other diseases of appendix (543)
  14. Hernia
    1. Hernia (550-553)
      1. Inguinal hernia (550)
      2. Other hernia of abdominal cavity; with gangrene (551)
      3. Other hernia of abdominal cavity with obstruction; without mention of gangrene 552)
      4. Other hernia of abdominal cavity without mention of obstruction gangrene (553)
  15. Noninfective Enteritis and Colitis
    1. Noninfective Enteritis and Colitis (555-558)
      1. Regional enteritis (555)
      2. Idiopathic proctocolitis (556)
      3. Vascular insufficiency of intestine (557)
      4. Other noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis (558)
  16. Intestinal Disorders
    1. Intestinal Disorders (560,562)
      1. Intestinal obstruction without mention of hernia (560)
      2. Diverticula of intestine (562)
  17. Liver Disorders
    1. Acute and Subacute Necrosis of Liver (570)
      1. Acute and subacute necrosis of liver (570)
    2. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571)
      1. Alcoholic fatty liver (571.0)
      2. Acute alcoholic hepatitis (571.1)
      3. Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver (571.2)
      4. Alcoholic liver damage; unspecified (571.3)
      5. Chronic hepatitis (571.4)
      6. Cirrhosis of liver without mention of alcohol (571.5)
      7. Biliary cirrhosis (571.6)
      8. Other chronic nonalcoholic liver disease (571.8)
      9. Unspecified chronic liver disease without mention of alcohol (571.9)
    3. Liver Abscess and Sequelae of Chronic Liver Disease (572)
      1. Liver abscess and sequelae of chronic liver disease (572)
    4. Other Disorders of Liver (573)
      1. Other disorders of liver (573)
  18. Gallbladder Disorders
    1. Gallbladder Disorders (574,575)
      1. Cholelithiasis (574)
      2. Other disorders of gallbladder (575)
  19. Diseases of Pancreas
    1. Diseases of Pancreas (577)
      1. Acute pancreatitis (577.0)
      2. Chronic pancreatitis (577.1)
      3. Cyst and pseudocyst of pancreas (577.2)
      4. Other diseases of pancreas (577.8)
      5. Unspecified (577.9)
  20. Nephritis; Nephrotic Syndrome; and Nephrosis
    1. Nephritis; Nephrotic Syndrome; and Nephrosis (580-589)
      1. Nephrotic syndrome (581)
      2. Nephritis and nephropathy; not specified as acute or chronic (583)
      3. Acute renal failure (584)
      4. Chronic renal failure (585)
      5. Renal failure; unspecified (586)
      6. all others
  21. Infections of Kidney
    1. Infections of Kidney (590)
      1. Infections of kidney (590)
  22. Maternal Deaths
    1. {Maternal Deaths (630-676)
      1. Maternal deaths (630-676)
  23. Congenital Anomalies
    1. Congenital Anomalies (740-759)
      1. Congenital anomalies (740-759)
  24. Certain Conditions Originating in Perinatal Period
    1. Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (760-779)
      1. Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (760-779)
  25. Symptoms and Ill-Defined Conditions
    1. Symptoms and Ill-defined Conditions (780-799)
      1. Symptoms and ill-defined conditions (780-799)
  26. All Other Diseases
    1. All Other Diseases (Residual)
      1. All other diseases (Residual)
  27. Accidents
    1. Railway (E800-E807)
      1. involving collision with rolling stock (E800)
      2. involving collision with other object (E801)
      3. involving derailment without antecedent collision (E802)
      4. involving explosion; fire or burning (E803)
      5. fall in; on or from railway train (E804)
      6. hit by rolling stock (E805)
      7. other; specified (E806)
      8. other; unspecified (E807)
    2. Motor Vehicle; traffic (E810-E819)
      1. involving collision with train (E810)
      2. involving re-entrant collision with another motor vehicle (E811)
      3. other; involving collision with another motor vehicle (E812)
      4. involving collision with other vehicle (E813)
      5. involving collision with pedestrian (E814)
      6. involving collision on the highway (E815)
      7. due to loss of control; without collision on the highway (E816)
      8. noncollision; while boarding or alighting (E817)
      9. other noncollision (E818)
      10. other; unspecified (E819)
    3. Motor Vehicle; non-traffic (E820-E825)
      1. involving motor-driven snow vehicle (E820)
      2. involving other off-road motor vehicle (E821)
      3. involving collision with moving object (E822)
      4. involving collision with stationary object (E823)
      5. while boarding and alighting (E824)
      6. other; unspecified (E825)
    4. Poisoning (E850-E858)
      1. by analgesics; antipyretics; antirheumatics (E850)
      2. by barbituates (E851)
      3. by other sedatives and hypnotics (E852)
      4. by tranquillizers (E853)
      5. by other psychotropic agents (E854)
      6. by other drugs acting on central and autonomic nervous system (E855)
      7. by antibiotics (E856)
      8. by anti-infectives (E857)
      9. by other drugs (E858)
    5. Falls (E880-E888)
      1. on or from stairs or steps (E880)
      2. on or from ladders or scaffolding (E881)
      3. from or out of building or other structure (E882)
      4. into hole or other opening in surface (E883)
      5. other fall from one level to another (E884)
      6. on same level from slipping; tripping; or stumbling (E885)
      7. on same level from collision; pushing or shoving; by or with other person (E886)
      8. fracture; cause unspecified
      9. other; unspecified (E888)
    6. Fire and Flames (E890-E899)
      1. conflagration in private dwelling (E890)
      2. conflagration in other and unspecified building or structure (E891)
      3. conflagration not in building or structure (E892)
      4. caused by ignition of clothing (E893)
      5. ignition of highly flammable material (E894)
      6. caused by controlled fire in private dwelling (E895)
      7. caused by controlled fire in other and unspecified building or structure (E896)
      8. caused by controlled fire not in building or structure (E897)
      9. caused by other specified fire and flames (E898)
      10. caused by unspecified fire (E899)
    7. Weather (E900-E909)
      1. excessive heat (E900)
      2. excessive cold (E901)
      3. lightening (E907)
      4. other weather conditions
    8. Drowning (E910)
      1. accidental drowning and submersion (E910)
    9. Firearms (E922)
      1. hand gun (E922.0)
      2. shotgun (automatic) (E922.1)
      3. hunting rifle (E922.2)
      4. military firearms (E922.3)
      5. other (E922.8)
      6. unspecified (E922.9)
    10. All Other Accidents (residual)
      1. all other accidents (residual)
  28. Suicides
    1. Poisoning (E950-E952)
      1. by solid or liquid substances (E950)
      2. by gases in domestic use (E951)
      3. by other gases and vapors (E952)
    2. Hanging; Strangulation; and Suffocation (E953)
      1. hanging (E953.0)
      2. suffocation by plastic bag (E953.1)
      3. other; specified (E953.8)
      4. unspecified (E953.9)
    3. Firearms (E955)
      1. hand gun (E955.0)
      2. shotgun (E955.1)
      3. hunting rifle (E955.2)
      4. military firearms (E955.3)
      5. other and unspecified firearm (E955.4)
      6. explosives (E955.5)
      7. unspecified (E955.9)
    4. All Other Suicides (residual)
      1. All other suicides (residual)
  29. Homicides
    1. Assault by Firearms (E965)
      1. hand gun (E965.0)
      2. shotgun (E965.1)
      3. hunting rifle (E965.2)
      4. military firearms (E965.3)
      5. other and unspecified firearm (E965.4)
      6. antipersonnel bomb (E965.5)
      7. petrol bomb (E965.6)
      8. letter bomb (E965.7)}
      9. other specified explosive (E965.8)
      10. unspecified explosive (E965.9)
    2. Assault by Cutting and Piercing (E966)
      1. assault by cutting and piercing (E966)
    3. All Other Homicides (Residual)
      1. all other homicides (residual)
  30. All Other External Causes
    1. All Other External Causes
      1. All other external causes

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