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The most common causes of mortality among American Indian or Alaska Native in the United States

The table is derived from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Health, United States, 2002 With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans."

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Overall - Raw Numbers | Overall - Percentages
Asian-Descent | Black | Female | Hispanic/Latino | Male | Native American | White

  American Indian or Alaska Native - 1980 American Indian or Alaska Native - 2000
  All causes6,923 All causes11,363
1 Diseases of heart1,494 Diseases of heart2,417
2 Unintentional injuries1,290 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]1,914
3 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]770 Unintentional injuries1,353
4 Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis410 Diabetes mellitus616
5 Cerebrovascular diseases322 Cerebrovascular diseases572
6 Pneumonia and influenza257 Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis534
7 Homicide217 Chronic lower respiratory diseases429
8 Diabetes mellitus210 Suicide297
9 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period199 Influenza and pneumonia289
10 Suicide181 Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis215

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