Thursday, February 7, 2013

CDC:Leading Causes of Death

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The CDC data is normalized for the entire US population.  A better analysis would be using age/peer groups compared careers, political v.s non Political.  

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Leading Causes of Death

(Data are for the U.S. and are final 2010 data; For the most recent preliminary data seeDeaths: Preliminary Data for 2011 Adobe PDF file [PDF - 1.7 MB])

Number of deaths for leading causes of death

  • Heart disease: 597,689
  • Cancer: 574,743
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,080
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 129,476
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 120,859
  • Alzheimer's disease: 83,494
  • Diabetes: 69,071
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,476
  • Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,097
  • Intentional self-harm (suicide): 38,364

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