Leading Causes of Death Contributing to the Decrease in the Gap in Life Expectancy Between the Black and White Populations in the United States, 1999-2013 More data: query tools CDC Wonder – Underlying Cause of Death
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Heart disease. Deaths: 614,348. Rate: 192.7. Age-adjusted rate: 167.0. …
Jul 01, 2016 · July 1, 2016 — The death rate in the United States hit an all-time low in 2014, but heart disease and cancer were still the top two causes of death, new data from the National Center for Health Statistics shows.
These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claimed 3.0 million lives in 2016, while lung cancer (along with trachea and bronchus cancers) caused 1.7 million deaths.
In this entry we present a global overview of the causes of death. The data visualisations and explainers in the early part of this entry attempt to provide a comparison between causes and risk factors of death across countries and age groups.
For example, compare cause of death for female versus male, and you see a big difference for external causes. For females, it accounts for about 5 percent of deaths. It’s twice as common for males, and mostly at a young age pre-40s.
Heart disease. Number of deaths per year: 633,842. Percent of total deaths: 24.1 …
Use these powerful cause of death maps to compare The Top 15 Causes Of Death in the USA down to the county level. Note the changes as you click on cause buttons and mouse over maps for data. The legend is directly above the maps.