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The most common causes of mortality among Asian or Pacific Islander 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

  Asian or Pacific Islander - 1980 Asian or Pacific Islander - 2000
  All causes11,071 All causes34,875
1 Diseases of heart3,265 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]9,221
2 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]2,522 Diseases of heart9,101
3 Cerebrovascular diseases1,028 Cerebrovascular diseases3,288
4 Unintentional injuries810 Unintentional injuries1,678
5 Pneumonia and influenza342 Chronic lower respiratory diseases1,133
6 Suicide249 Influenza and pneumonia1,120
7 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period246 Diabetes mellitus1,103
8 Diabetes mellitus227 Suicide616
9 Homicide211 Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis527
10 Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases207 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period392

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