Figure 20. Death rates for leading causes of death for all ages: United States, 1950–2004.

Figure 20Death rates for leading causes of death for all ages: United States, 1950–2004

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NOTES: Estimates are age-adjusted. Causes of death shown are the five leading causes of death for all ages in 2004. Starting with 1999 data, causes of death were coded according to ICD10. See data table for Figure 20 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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