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Chronic Diseases
What Killed Americans in2015?

Condition

Number of Deaths

 
 Heart disease  614,348 grave stones 
 Cancer  591,699
 Chronic lower respiratory diseases  147,101
 Accidents (unintentional injuries)  136,053
 Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases)  133,103
 Alzheimer's disease  93,541
 Diabetes  76,488
 Influenza and pneumonia  55,227
 Chronic kidney diseases  48,146
 Intentional self-harm (suicide)  42,773


Most Common Chronic Diseases in Developed Countries (alphabetical order)

 

           

Arthritis
Cardiovascular Disease
Cancer
Diabetes
Epilepsy (seizures)
Obesity
Tooth/Gum Disease
 


Additional Information

Arthritis
Cardiovascular Disease
Cancer
Type 2 Diabetes
Epilepsy
Obesity
Tooth/Gum Disease



Updated 6/16/16