Figure 29. Death rates for leading causes of death for all ages: United States, 1950–2002.

Figure 29Death rates for leading causes of death for all ages: United States, 1950–2002

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NOTES: Rates are age adjusted. Causes of death shown are the five leading causes of death for all ages in 2002. CLRD is chronic lower respiratory diseases. Starting in 1999 data were coded according to ICD-10. See Data Table for data points graphed and additional notes.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System.

From: Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans

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