Top Ten Leading Causes of Death in the United States, 2016

Causes

  • 1. Heart Disease
  • 2. Cancer
  • 3. Unintentional Injuries
  • 4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
  • 5. Stroke
  • 6. Alzheimer's disease
  • 7. Diabetes
  • 8. Influenza and pneumonia
  • 9. Suicide
  • 10. Kidney Disease
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2014 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015. Data are from the Multiple Cause of Death Files, 1999-2014, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program.

Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by State,

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Age-Adjusted Mortality Rate

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The dotted line on the dotplot denotes U.S. national estimate. Click a state on the map or corresponding dot on the dotplot to view state-level information.
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