Leading Causes of Death in the U.S.

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Leading Causes of Death
Annual Deaths
Heart Disease 616,067
Cancer 562,875
Stroke 135,952
Chronic lower respiratory disease 127,924
Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 123,706
Alzheimer’s Disease 74,632
Diabetes 71,382
Influenza and Pneumonia 52,717
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nephrosis 46,448
Septicemia 34,828
Suicide 34,598
Chronic Liver Disease 29,165
Hypertension 23,965
Parkinson’s Disease 20,058
Assault (Homicide) 18,361
All Other Causes 451,034
Total Annual U.S. Deaths 2,423,712
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Sources: Center for Disease Control
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

Leading Causes of Death in the U.S.

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