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126. Deaths and Death Rates, by Selected Causes

[2,123.3 represents 2,123,300. Excludes deaths of nonresidents of the U.S., except as noted. 1993 and 1994 based on a 10-percent sample of deaths. Includes deaths of nonresidents. Beginning 1980, deaths classified according to ninth revision of International Classification of Diseases; for earlier years, classified according to revision in use at that time. See also Appendix III]

 
Deaths (1,000) Deaths (1,000) Crude death rate per 100,000 pop. 1
Cause of death
1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1 1994 1 1995 1996 1997 1998 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
    All causes 2,123.3 2,168.0 2,150.5 2,148.5 2,169.5 2,175.6 2,268.6 2,286.0 2,312.1 2,314.7 2,314.2 2,338.1 863.8 860.3 852.9 880.0 876.9 880.0 872.5 864.7 865.0
 
Major cardiovascular diseases 963.6 969.4 931.8 916.0 916.3 913.9 948.1 945.2 951.4 950.2 944.1 939.6 368.3 363.4 358.3 367.8 362.6 362.1 358.2 352.8 347.6
  Diseases of heart 760.4 765.2 733.9 720.1 720.9 717.7 743.5 734.1 737.6 733.4 727.0 724.3 289.5 285.9 281.4 288.4 281.6 280.7 276.4 271.6 268.0
      Percent of total 35.8 35.3 34.1 33.5 33.2 33.0 32.8 32.1 31.9 31.7 31.4 31.0 33.5 33.2 33.0 32.8 32.1 31.9 31.7 31.4 31.0
    Rheumatic fever and rheumatic
     heart disease 6.4 6.4 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.8
    Hypertensive heart disease 2 23.2 23.2 23.3 23.4 21.4 21.9 23.0 23.8 25.0 26.2 26.6 27.3 9.5 8.5 8.6 8.9 9.1 9.5 9.9 9.9 10.1
    Ischemic heart disease 512.1 509.6 498.0 489.2 485.4 480.1 490.1 487.5 481.3 476.1 466.1 460.4 196.7 192.5 188.2 190.1 187.0 183.2 179.5 174.2 170.3
    Other diseases of endocardium 11.0 11.7 12.2 13.0 13.7 14.4 15.2 14.5 16.2 17.2 17.7 18.5 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.9 5.6 6.2 6.5 6.6 6.9
    All other forms of heart disease 207.7 214.2 194.2 188.4 191.9 193.2 207.0 200.1 207.4 206.4 209.2 210.8 75.8 76.1 75.8 80.3 76.8 78.9 77.8 78.2 78.0
  Hypertension 2 8.1 8.5 8.8 9.2 9.5 10.3 11.2 11.7 12.5 12.9 13.5 14.2 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.4 4.5 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.3
  Cerebrovascular diseases 149.8 150.5 145.6 144.1 143.5 143.8 150.1 154.4 158.0 159.9 159.8 158.1 57.9 56.9 56.4 58.2 59.2 60.1 60.3 59.7 58.5
 
  Atherosclerosis 22.5 22.1 19.4 18.0 17.4 16.8 17.3 18.0 16.7 16.7 16.1 15.4 7.3 6.9 6.6 6.7 6.9 6.4 6.3 6.0 5.7
  Other 22.8 23.2 24.3 24.6 25.1 25.3 26.0 27.1 26.6 27.2 27.8 27.6 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.1 10.4 10.1 10.2 10.4 10.2
 
Malignancies 3 476.9 485.0 496.2 505.3 514.7 520.6 529.9 534.3 538.5 539.5 539.6 538.9 203.2 204.1 204.1 205.6 205.2 204.9 203.4 201.6 199.4
      Percent of total 22.5 22.4 23.1 23.5 23.7 23.9 23.4 23.4 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.1 23.5 23.7 23.9 23.4 23.4 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.1
  Of respiratory and intrathoracic
   organs 135.0 138.3 142.3 146.4 149.1 151.3 154.2 154.3 156.4 157.3 158.5 159.2 58.9 59.1 59.3 59.8 59.2 59.5 59.3 59.2 58.9
  Of digestive organs and
   peritoneum 117.4 117.4 119.7 120.8 121.8 122.9 124.5 127.2 126.6 126.5 127.1 127.7 48.6 48.3 48.2 48.3 48.8 48.2 47.7 47.5 47.2
  Of genital organs 51.8 53.4 55.0 57.5 58.9 60.1 60.4 62.1 60.5 60.1 59.0 58.1 23.1 23.4 23.5 23.4 23.8 23.0 22.6 22.0 21.5
  Of breast 41.2 42.5 43.1 43.7 43.8 43.4 43.9 43.3 44.2 43.4 42.3 41.9 17.6 17.4 17.0 17.0 16.6 16.8 16.4 15.8 15.5
  Of urinary organs 19.4 19.5 20.2 20.7 21.2 21.6 21.8 22.0 22.6 23.0 23.4 23.7 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.8
  Leukemia 17.3 17.6 18.2 18.6 18.9 19.3 19.5 20.1 20.1 20.3 20.3 20.2 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.5
 
Accidents and adverse effects 95.0 97.1 95.0 92.0 89.3 86.8 90.5 90.1 93.3 94.9 95.6 93.2 37.0 35.4 34.0 35.1 34.6 35.5 35.8 35.7 34.5
  Motor vehicle 48.3 49.1 47.6 46.8 43.5 41.0 41.9 42.2 43.4 43.6 43.5 41.8 18.8 17.3 16.1 16.3 16.2 16.5 16.5 16.2 15.5
  All other 46.7 48.0 47.5 45.2 45.8 45.8 48.6 48.0 50.0 51.3 52.2 51.4 18.2 18.2 18.0 18.9 18.4 19.0 19.3 19.5 19.0
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
and allied conditions 78.4 82.9 84.3 86.7 90.7 91.9 101.1 101.9 102.9 106.0 109.0 114.4 34.9 35.9 36.0 39.2 39.1 39.2 40.0 40.7 42.3
  Bronchitis, chronic and unspecified 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.1 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.2
  Emphysema 14.5 15.5 15.5 15.7 16.4 16.4 17.6 17.3 16.9 17.3 17.5 17.9 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.6
  Asthma 4.4 4.6 4.9 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.2 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.4 5.3 1.9 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0
  Other 56.0 59.0 60.2 62.6 65.4 66.9 74.5 75.3 77.0 79.9 83.0 88.0 25.2 25.9 26.2 28.9 28.9 29.3 30.1 31.0 32.6
 
Pneumonia and influenza 69.2 77.7 76.6 79.5 77.9 75.7 82.8 82.1 82.9 83.7 86.4 94.8 32.0 30.9 29.7 32.1 31.5 31.6 31.6 32.3 35.1
  Pneumonia 68.6 75.7 75.0 77.4 76.7 74.7 81.8 80.8 82.3 83.0 85.7 92.7 31.1 30.4 29.3 31.7 31.0 31.3 31.3 32.0 34.3
  Influenza 0.6 1.9 1.6 2.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.6 0.7 0.7 2.1 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.8
 
Diabetes mellitus 38.5 40.4 46.8 47.7 49.0 50.1 53.9 55.4 59.3 61.8 62.6 64.6 19.2 19.4 19.6 20.9 21.2 22.6 23.3 23.4 23.9
Suicide 30.8 30.4 30.2 30.9 30.8 30.5 31.1 32.4 31.3 30.9 30.5 29.3 12.4 12.2 12.0 12.1 12.4 11.9 11.6 11.4 10.8
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 26.2 26.4 26.7 25.8 25.4 25.3 25.2 25.7 25.2 25.0 25.2 24.9 10.4 10.1 9.9 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.4 9.4 9.2
Other infectious and parasitic diseases 20.3 24.0 29.2 32.2 36.3 40.4 44.4 48.5 50.3 38.2 23.3 20.0 13.0 14.4 15.8 17.2 18.6 19.1 14.4 8.7 7.4
Homicide and legal intervention 21.1 22.0 22.9 24.9 26.5 25.5 26.0 23.7 22.9 21.0 19.8 17.4 10.0 10.5 10.0 10.1 9.1 8.7 7.9 7.4 6.4
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and
nephrosis 22.1 22.4 21.1 20.8 21.4 22.2 23.3 23.6 23.7 24.3 25.3 26.3 8.3 8.5 8.7 9.0 9.1 9.0 9.2 9.5 9.7
 
Septicemia 19.9 20.9 19.3 19.2 19.7 19.7 20.6 19.9 21.0 21.4 22.4 23.6 7.7 7.8 7.7 8.0 7.6 8.0 8.1 8.4 8.7
Certain conditions originating in the
perinatal period 18.2 18.2 18.8 17.7 16.8 15.7 15.1 14.1 13.5 13.1 13.1 13.3 7.1 6.7 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9
Congenital anomalies 12.3 12.8 12.9 13.1 12.6 12.5 12.4 11.9 11.9 11.8 11.9 11.9 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4
Benign neoplasms 4 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 7.0 7.1 7.4 7.0 7.8 7.6 7.7 7.9 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9
Ulcer of stomach and duodenum 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.9 6.0 5.5 5.1 5.1 4.7 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.7
 
Hernia of abdominal cavity and
intestinal obstruction 5 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.1 5.9 6.0 6.2 6.5 6.5 6.6 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Anemias 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7
Cholelithiasis and other disorders of
gall bladder 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0
Nutritional deficiencies 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.5 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.9 4.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5
Tuberculosis 1.8 1.9 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Infections of kidney 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Viral hepatitis 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.5 2.8 3.4 3.8 4.1 4.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.7
Meningitis 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Hyperplasia of prostate 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
 
Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined
conditions 31.3 31.0 27.0 24.1 24.3 23.4 26.5 26.6 27.3 26.2 25.8 35.5 9.7 9.7 9.2 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.9 9.6 13.1
All other causes 164.4 171.7 171.5 172.9 177.9 180.9 195.6 206.1 214.1 223.5 235.4 246.1 69.5 70.5 70.9 75.9 79.1 81.5 84.3 88.0 91.0


NA Not available.
1 1970, 1980, and 1990 based on resident population enumerated as of April 1. Other years based on resident population estimated as of July 1.
2 With or without renal disease.
3 Includes other types of malignancies not shown separately.
4 Includes neoplasms of unspecified nature; beginning 1980 also includes carcinoma in situ.
5 Without mention of hernia.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; and National Vital Statistics Report (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report); and unpublished data. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



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