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Leading Causes of Death

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The 15 leading causes of death in the US, when taken for the total population, are the following:

Heart disease
Malignant neoplasms (cancer)
Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)
Chronic lower respiratory diseases
Accidents (unintentional injuries)
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)
Alzheimer’s disease
Influenza and pneumonia
Kidney disease
Septicemia (blood infection)
Intentional self-harm (suicide)
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis
Hypertension and hypertensive renal disease
Parkinson’s disease

Assault (homicide)

However, the list is not the same for all groups of people, mostly due to differences related to sex and age.  Items related to this keyword have included statistics on the individual causes of death, and on subpopulations.

'Leading Causes of Death' contents by category:
General Information
SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Are Teens Driving Safer? A study by ChildTrends
Local mortality statistics from Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office
Infant Mortality in Cleveland - table
Lung and bronchus cancer incidence in Cuyahoga County municipalities and Cleveland neighborhoods, 1998-2002
Leading Causes of Death, 1999-2002 for Cleveland, Ring Municipalities, and Cuyahoga County
Leading Causes of Death in Cleveland, 2002
Heart Disease and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease in Cuyahoga and Cleveland, 1999-2002
Infant Mortality Rate by Cleveland Neighborhood, 1995-97
'Leading Causes of Death' contents by content type:
Documents (11)
Leading Causes of Death: Mortality Rates for Cleveland, 2000-2003
Local mortality statistics from Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office
Infant Mortality Rate by Cleveland Neighborhood, 1995-97
Women and Smoking Fact Sheet
"Mortality in Ohio" report by BGSU
Files (10)
2010 Summary of Reportable Infectious Diseases for Cuyahoga County
Preliminary 2009 HIV Surveillance Report for Cleveland
Leading Causes of Death, Cuyahoga County 2005-07 (ODH)
Leading Causes of Death, 2004-05, for Cleveland and neighborhoods
Summary of Health Indicators for the Edgewater Neighborhood
Images (4)
Neonatal Mortality Chart
Leading Causes of Death for Cleveland, 2002
Cancer Death Rates 1994-98 for Cleveland Neighborhoods
Keyword Hubs (9)
Chronic Kidney Disease
Respiratory Diseases
Links (18)
Leading Causes of Death for Cuyahoga County, 2010
"Protecting Our Future" - 2011 Child Fatality Report from the Medical Examiner's Office
Shaken Baby Syndrome - materials for parents, caregivers, care centers, educators
Ohio Cancer Facts & Figures 2008
Violence Affecting Children and Youth - a national report
News Items (9)
Deaths due to drug overdoses increase in Cuyahoga County and Ohio
Genetic link to hypertension found among African Americans (research study)
Overall cancer incidence in Cuyahoga County is slightly higher than Ohio and US
Ohio report on violence and injury released
Cuyahoga County cancer risk from air pollution higher than national average
RSS Feeds (1)

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