Leading Causes of Death
- Heart disease: 647,457.
- Cancer: 599,108.
- Accidents (unintentional injuries): 169,936.
- Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 160,201.
- Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 146,383.
- Alzheimer’s disease: 121,404.
- Diabetes: 83,564.
- Influenza and pneumonia: 55,672.
What are the top 20 causes of death in the US?
Compare the top 20 causes of death killing Americans
|1||Coronary heart disease||157,170|
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What are the top 10 most common diseases?
- Unintentional injuries.
- Chronic lower respiratory disease.
- Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases.
- Alzheimer’s disease. Deaths in 2017: 121,404.
- Diabetes. Deaths in 2017: 83,564.
- Influenza and pneumonia. Deaths in 2017: 55,672.
- Kidney disease. Deaths in 2017: 50,633.
- Suicide. Deaths in 2017: 47,173.
What is the number 1 health problem in America?
The No. 1 health condition in the U.S. is heart disease. It is one of the leading causes of death, comprising more than a quarter of all deaths annually. It is estimated that someone has a heart attack in the U.S. every 43 seconds.
What are the top 3 chronic diseases?
Chronic Diseases and Conditions
- ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
- Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias.
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Cystic Fibrosis.
What is the number one killer in the world?
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years.
How many people die a day in the USA?
The previous high mark for a single day in the U.S. was Tuesday, with 504 deaths. Some researchers say the daily death toll could more than double – to 2,200 or more – by mid-April. That figure would eclipse heart disease, the nation’s No. 1 killer with about 1,772 deaths per day, according to the CDC.