Glossary:Contributory cause of death
A contributory cause of death is any cause of death that is neither the immediate, intervening, originating antecedent nor underlying cause; hence these are other significant conditions that contributed to the fatal outcome, but were not related to the disease or condition directly causing death.
- Antecedent cause
- Avoidable cause of death
- Cause of death
- Competing cause of death
- External cause of death
- WHO, ICD-10 2nd Edition Vol. 2 (PDF file)