Leading Causes of Death (LCOD) in Males United States, 2015 (current listing)
Below are the leading causes of death in males for 2015 (current listing).
|All Males, All Ages Summary||Percent*|
|1) Heart disease||24.4|
|3) Unintentional injuries||6.8|
|4) Chronic lower respiratory diseases||5.3|
|8) Alzheimer’s disease||2.5|
|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.