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10 Leading Causes of Death, United States 1999
All Races, Both Sexes

 

Age Groups

          

Rank

<1

1-4

5-9

10-14

15-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65+

All Ages


1

Congenital
Anomalies
5,473

Unintentional
Injury
1,898

Unintentional
Injury
1,459

Unintentional
Injury
1,632

Unintentional
Injury
13,656

Unintentional
Injury
11,890

Malignant
Neoplasms
16,732

Malignant
Neoplasms
46,681

Malignant
Neoplasms
89,067

Heart
Disease
607,265

Heart
Disease
725,192


2

Short
Gestation
4,392

Congenital
Anomalies
549

Malignant
Neoplasms
509

Malignant
Neoplasms
503

Homicide
4,998

Suicide
5,106

Unintentional
Injury
15,231

Heart
Disease
34,994

Heart
Disease
64,167

Malignant
Neoplasms
390,122

Malignant
Neoplasms
549,838


3

SIDS
2,648

Malignant
Neoplasms
418

Congenital
Anomalies
207

Homicide
246

Suicide
3,901

Homicide
4,231

Heart
Disease
13,600

Unintentional
Injury
11,639

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
11,297

Cerebro-
vascular
148,599

Cerebro-
vascular
167,366


4

Maternal
Pregnancy
Comp.
1,399

Homicide
376

Homicide
186

Suicide
242

Malignant
Neoplasms
1,724

Malignant
Neoplasms
4,005

Suicide
6,466

Liver
Disease
6,368

Cerebro-
vascular
9,652

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
108,112

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
124,181


5

Respiratory
Distress
1,110

Heart
Disease
183

Heart
Disease
116

Congenital
Anomalies
221

Heart
Disease
1,069

Heart
Disease
3,066

HIV
6,232

Cerebro-
vascular
5,563

Diabetes
Mellitus
9,097

Influenza
& Pneumonia
57,282

Unintentional
Injury
97,860


6

Placenta
Cord
Membranes
1,025

Influenza
& Pneumonia
130

Benign
Neoplasms
64

Heart
Disease
161

Congenital
Anomalies
434

HIV
2,729

Liver
Disease
3,302

Suicide
5,081

Unintentional
Injury
7,285

Diabetes
Mellitus
51,843

Diabetes
Mellitus
68,399


7

Unintentional
Injury
845

Perinatal
Period
92

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
49

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
90

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
209

Diabetes
Mellitus
582

Homicide
3,206

Diabetes
Mellitus
4,735

Liver
Disease
5,637

Alzheimer's
Disease
44,020

Influenza
& Pneumonia
63,730


8

Bacterial
Sepsis
691

Septicemia
87

Septicemia
47

Influenza
& Pneumonia
47

HIV
198

Cerebro-
vascular
580

Cerebro-
vascular
2,574

HIV
3,907

Suicide
2,896

Unintentional
Injury
32,219

Alzheimer's
Disease
44,536


9

Circulatory
System
Disease
667

Benign
Neoplasms
63

Influenza
& Pneumonia
46

Cerebro-
vascular
39

Cerebro-
vascular
182

Congenital
Anomalies
465

Diabetes
Mellitus
1,942

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
3,110

Nephritis
2,864

Nephritis
29,938

Nephritis
35,525


10

Atelectasis
647

Chronic Low.
Respiratory
Disease
54

HIV
38

Benign
Neoplasms
37

Influenza
& Pneumonia
179

Liver
Disease
407

Influenza
& Pneumonia
1,063

Influenza
& Pneumonia
1,697

Septicemia
2,714

Septicemia
24,626

Septicemia
30,680

Produced By: Office of Statistics and Programming, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Source: National Center for Health Statistics  (NCHS) Vital Statistics System.

source: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/research_agenda/chart.htm 13sep02

 

 

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