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This Is How Americans Died in 2013

The 5 leading causes of death by age These charts show which causes were responsible for the greatest share of deaths among different American age groups in 2013. % of total deaths among 1-4 year olds Accidents (unintentional injuries) 32.4% Congenital malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities 11.7% Homicide (assault) Cancer (malignant neoplasms) 8.3% 8.1% Diseases of the heart 4.2% Suicide (intentional self-harm) Chronic lower respiratory diseases Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis Diabetes mellitus Influenza and pneumonia Cerebrovascular diseases Alzheimer's disease All other causes 35.4% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Total number of deaths by age group, 2013 1-4 year olds: 4,068 deaths 300,000 200,000 100,000 Data: National Vital Statistics System Designer: David Mendoza, themendozaline.org 00 TML BY NG

This Is How Americans Died in 2013

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This GIF shows which causes of death were the 5 largest killers of different age groups in the United States.

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