National Vital Statistics System


Deaths, Percent of Total Deaths, and Death Rates for the 15 Leading Causes of Death: United States and Each State, 2015-2017

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LCWK5_HR shows the 15 leading causes of death in the United States and each State. The methodology for ranking causes is available in Deaths: Leading causes pdf icon[PDF 4 MB].

Page last reviewed: October 23, 2017