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Table 4 Causes of death in the first postpartum year, 2006–2015

From: The tip of the iceberg: postpartum suicidality in Israel

ICD-10 Code Cause Number Percentage of deaths
  Natural causes - total 155 80.3
O00-O99 Obstetric death 61 31.6
C00-C97 Cancer 40 20.7
R96-R99 Unknown/ill-defined 18 9.3
I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51 Heart disease 5 2.6
I60-I69 Cerebrovascular disease 4 2.1
J00-J99 Respiratory 4 2.1
B20-B24 HIV 2 1.0
Remaining natural causes Other natural 21 10.9
  External causes - total 38 19.7
V01-V99, Y85 Accidental transport deaths 14 7.3
X85-Y09, Y87.1 Assault 9 4.7
X60-X84, Y87.0 Suicide 7 3.6
Y37 War and terror 3 1.6
W00-W19 Accidental falls 2 1.0
Y10-Y34 Undetermined intent 2 1.0
W20-X59, Y86 Other accidents 1 0.5