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The most common causes of mortality among males 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

  Male - 1980 Male - 2000
  All causes1,075,078 All causes1,177,578
1 Diseases of heart405,661 Diseases of heart344,807
2 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]225,948 Malignant neoplasms [Cancer of All Types]286,082
3 Unintentional injuries74,180 Cerebrovascular diseases64,769
4 Cerebrovascular diseases69,973 Unintentional injuries63,817
5 Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases38,625 Chronic lower respiratory diseases60,004
6 Pneumonia and influenza27,574 Diabetes mellitus31,602
7 Suicide20,505 Influenza and pneumonia28,658
8 Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis19,768 Suicide23,618
9 Homicide18,779 Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis17,811
10 Diabetes mellitus14,325 Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis17,214

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