Death Rates for the 10 Leading Causes of Death

Notes: Death rates are age-adjusted. A total of 2,626,418 resident deaths were registered in the United States in 2014. The 10 leading causes accounted for 73.8% of all deaths in the United States in 2014. Causes of death are ranked according to number of deaths.

Data Source: CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Mortality in the United States, 2014