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Deaths by Major Causes, 1960–2011

(age-adjusted death rates per 100,000 population)

Year Heart
disease
Cancer Cerebro-
vascular
diseases
Chronic
lower
respiratory
diseases
Diabetes
mellitus
Influenza
and pneumonia
Chronic
liver
disease and
cirrhosis
Accidents Suicide Homicide
1960 559.0 193.9 177.9 12.5 22.5 53.7 13.3 63.1 12.5 5.2
1961 545.3 193.4 173.1 12.6 22.1 43.4 13.3 60.6 12.2 5.2
1962 556.9 193.3 174.0 14.2 22.6 47.1 13.8 62.9 12.8 5.4
1963 563.4 194.7 173.9 16.5 23.1 55.6 14.0 64.0 13.0 5.4
1964 543.3 193.6 167.0 16.3 22.5 45.4 14.2 64.1 12.7 5.7
1965 542.5 195.6 166.4 18.3 22.9 46.8 14.9 65.8 13.0 6.1
1966 541.2 196.5 165.8 19.2 23.6 47.9 15.9 67.6 12.7 6.5
1967 524.7 197.3 159.3 19.2 23.4 42.2 16.3 66.2 12.5 7.5
1968 531.0 198.8 162.5 20.7 25.3 52.8 16.9 65.6 12.4 8.1
1969 516.8 198.5 155.4 20.9 25.1 47.9 17.1 64.9 12.7 8.3
1970 492.7 198.6 147.7 21.3 24.3 41.7 17.8 62.2 13.1 9.0
1971 492.9 199.3 147.6 21.8 23.9 38.4 17.8 60.3 13.1 9.8
1972 490.2 200.3 147.3 22.8 23.7 41.3 18.0 60.2 13.3 10.0
1973 482.0 200.0 145.2 23.6 23.0 41.2 18.1 59.3 13.1 10.2
1974 458.8 201.5 136.8 23.2 22.1 35.5 17.9 52.7 13.2 10.5
1975 431.2 200.1 123.5 23.7 20.3 34.9 16.7 50.8 13.6 10.2
1976 426.9 202.5 117.4 24.9 19.5 36.8 16.4 48.7 13.2 9.2
1977 413.7 203.5 110.4 24.7 18.2 31.0 15.8 48.8 13.7 9.2
1978 409.9 204.9 103.7 26.3 18.3 34.5 15.2 48.9 12.9 9.2
1979 401.6 204.0 97.1 25.5 17.5 26.1 14.8 46.5 12.6 9.9
1980 412.1 207.9 96.4 28.3 18.1 31.4 15.1 46.4 12.2 10.5
1981 397.0 206.4 89.5 29.0 17.6 30.0 14.2 43.4 12.3 10.1
1982 389.0 208.3 84.2 2.1 17.2 26.5 13.2 40.1 12.5 9.4
1983 388.9 209.1 81.2 31.6 17.6 29.8 12.8 39.1 12.4 8.4
1984 378.8 210.8 78.7 32.4 17.2 30.6 12.7 39.8 12.6 8.1
1985 375.0 211.3 76.6 34.5 17.4 34.5 12.3 38.5 12.5 8.0
1986 365.1 211.5 73.1 34.8 17.2 34.8 11.8 38.6 13.0 8.6
1987 355.9 211.7 71.6 35.0 17.4 33.8 11.7 38.2 12.8 8.3
1988 352.5 212.5 70.6 36.5 18.0 37.3 11.6 38.9 12.5 8.5
1989 332.0 214.2 66.9 36.6 20.5 35.9 11.6 37.7 12.3 8.8
1990 321.8 216.0 65.5 37.2 20.7 36.8 11.1 36.3 12.5 9.5
1991 313.8 215.8 63.2 38.0 20.7 34.9 10.7 34.9 12.3 10.1
1992 306.1 214.3 62.0 37.9 20.8 33.1 10.5 33.4 12.1 9.6
1993 309.9 214.6 63.1 40.9 22.0 35.2 10.3 34.5 12.2 9.8
1994 299.7 213.1 63.1 40.6 22.7 33.9 10.2 34.6 12.1 9.4
1995 296.3 211.7 63.9 40.5 23.4 33.8 10.0 34.9 12.0 8.6
1996 288.3 208.7 63.2 41.0 24.0 33.2 9.8 34.9 11.7 7.8
1997 280.4 205.7 61.8 41.5 24.0 33.6 9.6 34.8 11.4 7.3
1998 272.4 202.4 59.6 42.0 24.2 34.6 9.5 35.0 11.3 6.7
1999 267.8 202.7 61.8 45.8 25.2 23.6 9.7 35.9 10.7 6.2
2000 257.6 199.6 60.9 44.2 25.0 23.7 9.5 34.9 10.4 5.9
2001 247.8 196.0 57.9 43.7 25.3 22.0 9.5 35.7 10.7 7.1
2002 240.4 194.0 56.3 43.7 25.4 22.7 9.3 35.3 10.6 5.9
2003 232.3 190.1 53.5 43.3 25.3 22.0 9.3 37.3 10.8 6.0
2004 217.5 184.6 50.0 41.8 24.4 20.4 8.8 36.6 10.7 5.6
2005 220.0 188.7 48.4 37.8 25.3 21.3 9.3 39.7 11.0 5.6
2006 261.2 180.7 43.6 40.5 23.3 17.8 8.8 39.8 10.9 6.2
2007 190.7 177.5 41.6 41.2 22.4 16.3 8.9 37.8 10.8 5.8
2009 179.8 173.6 38.9 42.2 20.9 16.2 9.2 37.0 11.7 5.5
2011 173.7 168.6 37.9 42.7 21.5 15.7 9.7 38.0 12.0 5.2
Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports.

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