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WISQARS Fatal Injury Mapping Module

This map shows geospatially smoothed, age-adjusted motor vehicle traffic death rates by county (highest rates are shown in brown). Motor vehicle traffic death rates were generally higher in rural areas in the United States from 2000 to 2006.The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is pleased to release a new WISQARSTM (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) Fatal Injury Mapping Module. The module allows users to produce customized, color-coded maps depicting injury-related death rates throughout the United States. WISQARSTM is a leading source of statistics for injury and injury-related death in the United States. It’s an interactive, Web-based query system that provides data on injury-related deaths, violent deaths, and nonfatal injuries.

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Leading Causes of Death

MMWR QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for the 10 Leading Causes of Death
The figure shows age-adjusted death rates for the 10 leading causes of death, based on data from the National Vital Statistics System for the United States during 2006 and 2007.

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