National Vital Statistics System
Death Rates for 113 Selected Causes by 10-Year Age Groups, Race, and Sex: United States, 1999-2006
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Worktable GMWK290R lists death rates per 100,000 population for NCHS' mortality tabulation list of 113 selected causes of death. Death rates are tabulated for 10-year age group and for the race categories black and white. Selected causes include such major conditions as heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases, influenza and pneumonia, diabetes, accidents, kidney conditions, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), septicemia (infection of the bloodstream), Alzheimer’s disease, birth defects, conditions originating in the perinatal period, complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, assault (homicide), intentional self-harm (suicide), anemia, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, hypertension, and other major causes of death. For explanation of asterisks preceding cause of death codes, refer to technical appendix.
Beginning with the 2008 data year, this annual table is no longer produced. Users are directed to CDC WONDER a detailed mortality database. This tool enables users to create tables with the content that was available in previously produced tables.
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