Death Rates and Causes of Death in Turkey Between 2009 and 2016 Based on TUIK Data

AKTURAN S., Gumus B., Ozer O., Balandiz H., ERENLER A. K.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, vol.11, no.1, pp.9-16, 2019 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.18521/ktd.506407
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-16
  • Keywords: Death Rate, Causes of Death, Statistics
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


Objective: Death statistics are useful in determining the trends and differences in death in society, priorities in biomedical research, public health programs, decisions on the distribution of funding resources, and aspects of epidemiological studies. The death statistics obtained from different sources in regular intervals, and share them with the health care administrators and health professions is a frequently used method in developed countries. In this study, we aimed to provide an important resource, including mortality rates and causes, that can be used by health care administrators and health professions.