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Mortality by Cause, Race, Gender and Age Group

Summary: Causes of death by race, gender, and age group

This database reports causes of death by race, gender, and age group in U.S. states. See International Classification of Disases (ICD-10) for cause of death categories.  Some data are withheld for confidentiality reasons.  


This database will be replaced in late June 2015 with three separate databases:

  • Deaths and Death Rates by Age Group
  • Deaths and Death Rates by Gender
  • Deaths and Death Rates by Race.

Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 1999 - 2008

Data Source: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

Updated:  Feb. 21, 2013 Estimated next update: Jun. 30, 2015

Please select a state   

Please select a cause of death   

Please select race, gender, and/or Hispanic origin   

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