San José State University

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Thayer Watkins
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& Tornado Alley
USA

Age-Specific and Sex-Specific Mortality Rates
in the U.S. Due to Various Causes

Age- and Sex-Specific Mortality Rates
(per 100,000 per year)
Due to Heart Disease 1980-1998
 
Males
Females
Age Group 1980 1990 1998 1980 1990 1998
25 to 34 years 11 10 10 5 5 6
35 to 44 years 69 48 42 21 15 16
45 to 54 years 283 183 149 85 61 52
55 to 64 years 747 537 405 272 216 173
65 to 74 years 1728 1250 996 829 617 524
75 to 84 years 3834 2968 2382 2497 1894 1587
85 and
over
8753 7418 6354 7351 6478 5898

Age- and Sex-Specific Mortality Rates
(per 100,000 per year)
Due to Cancer 1980-1998
 
Males
Females
Age Group 1980 1990 1998 1980 1990 1998
25 to 34 years 13 12 11 13 12 12
35 to 44 years 39 37 34 48 44 42
45 to 54 years 163 144 137 156 141 128
55 to 64 years 533 481 441 375 358 332
65 to 74 years 1122 1090 1046 677 691 675
75 to 84 years 1914 1842 1746 1010 1062 1049
85 and
over
2740 2837 2563 1372 1429 1413

Mortality Rates
(per 100,000 per year)
Due to Accidents 1980-1996
Type of Accident 1980 1990 1996
Motor Vehicle Traffic 22.9 18.4 16.0
Motor Vehicle Nontraffic 0.5 0.4 0.4
Water Transport 0.6 0.4 0.3
Air Transport 0.7 0.4 0.4
Railway 0.3 0.3 0.2
Falls 5.9 5.0 5.6
Drowning 2.7 1.6 1.3
Fires 2.6 1.7 1.4
Handguns 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Firearms 0.7 0.5 0.4
Electricity 0.5 0.3 0.2
Poisoning from
drugs and
medications
1.1 1.8 3.2
Medical Procedures 1.0 1.1 1.1
Choking on objects 1.4 1.3 1.2

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