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Leading Causes of Death (All Ages), by Sex, 2005*

Leading Causes of Death (All Ages), by Sex, 2005*
Cause of Death Rate per 100,000 Population
Female Male

*Includes people of all ages in the 44 counties constituting the U.S.-Mexico border region; rates are age-adjusted.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Compressed Mortality File, 1999-2005. CDC WONDER On-line Database, compiled from Compressed Mortality File 1999-2005 Series 20 No. 2K, 2008. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cmf-icd10.html on Feb 27, 2009 3:04:16 PM.

Heart Disease 145.2 229.4
Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer) 135.0 194.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (Stroke) 38.9 41.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 33.6 43.6
Alzheimers Disease 28.3 21.1
Diabetes Mellitus 24.8 31.1
Unintentional Injury 23.1 49.3
Influenza and Pneumonia 14.5 19.4

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