Leading Causes of Death in Females, United States, 2018

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The leading causes of death are presented on this site by combined race and Hispanic origin as: non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic Asian, non-Hispanic Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and Hispanic. Race and Hispanic origin are reported separately on the death certificate. Therefore, data presented for non-Hispanic persons reflect a combination of the two characteristics; data presented for Hispanic persons include all persons of Hispanic origin of any race.