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Atlas of United States Mortality

Heart disease for white male

The leading cause of death in America is heart disease and it strikes more often in the southeastern States, where rates are as much as twice as high as those in the northwestern states--the area with the lowest rates. Rates have declined in the Northeast which previously had the highest rates.

Map for heart disease, white males

  • Page last reviewed: November 6, 2015
  • Page last updated: June 11, 2010
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