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From 1900-1945 and from 1965-1976 Pneumonia and Influenza was one of the five leading causes of death in the United States, but has not ranked higher than 6th in any year since 1978.
Source: National Vital Statistics System
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|Topic||Most Recent Final||Most Recent Preliminary/Provisional|
|Mortality/Deaths||2018pdf icon||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Indicators of Mortality, 2017–Quarter 3, 2019|
|Births||2018pdf icon||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators, 2017-Quarter 3, 2019|
|Leading Causes of Death||2018pdf icon||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Indicators of Mortality, 2017–Quarter 3, 2019|
|Drug Overdose Deaths||2018pdf icon||1-yr Period Ending August 2019|
|Opioid Deaths||2018pdf icon||1-yr Period Ending August 2019|
|Health Insurance||2018pdf icon|
New Release of 2018 Mortality Data and New Data on Maternal Mortality in the United States