National Vital Statistics System


Deaths, Percent of Total Deaths, and Death Rates for the 15 Leading Causes of Death in 10-year Age Groups, by Race and Hispanic origin, and Sex: United States, 2015-2017

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Starting in data year 2015, the leading causes of death are shown by combined race and Hispanic origin. An alternative version of this worktable is available for 1999-2015. LCWK2_HR shows the 15 leading causes of death in 10-year age groups, by race (all races, white, black, American Indian, and Asian or Pacific Islander) and Hispanic origin, and sex. The methodology for ranking causes is available in Deaths: Leading causes [PDF 4 MB].