Leading Causes of Death (LCOD) in Males United States, 2014

Below are the leading causes of death in males for 2014.

All Males, All Ages Summary Percent*
1) Heart disease 24.5
2) Cancer 23.4
3) Unintentional injuries 6.4
4) Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5.2
5) Stroke 4.2
6) Diabetes 3.1
7) Suicide 2.5
8) Alzheimer’s disease 2.1
9) Influenza and pneumonia 2.0
10) Chronic liver disease 1.9

*Percent of total deaths in the race category due to the disease indicated. The white, black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific Islander race groups include persons of Hispanic and non-Hispanic origin. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Page last reviewed: April 17, 2018