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LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE US IN 2013





RANK #

CAUSE OF DEATH

# OF DEATHS

LIFE-STYLE

ENVIR-ONMENT

HERE-DITY

1




611,105










2




584,881










3




149,205










4




130,557










5




128,978










6




84,767










7




75,578










8




56,979










9




47,112










10




41,149










10 Leading Causes of Death in United States in 2013

  • Accidents (unintentional injuries)

      • (Distracted Driving Deaths______? Injuries______?

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  • Cancer

  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

  • Diabetes

  • Heart disease

  • Influenza & Pneumonia

  • Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide)

  • Nephritis (Kidney Inflamation) ... diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity play in

  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases)

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  1. Heart disease

  2. Cancer

  3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

  4. Accidents (unintentional injuries)

  5. Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases)

  6. Alzheimer's Disease

  7. Diabetes

  8. Influenza & Pneumonia

  9. Nephritis (Kidney Inflamation)

  10. Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide)

DISTRACTED DRIVING: Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,153 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.

  • In 2012, 3,328 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, compared to 3,360 in 2011. An additional, 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012, a 9% increase from the 387,000 people injured in 2011.




  • In 2011, nearly one in five crashes (17%) in which someone was injured involved distracted driving.




  • In December 2012, more than 171 billion text messages were sent or received in the US.driving quotes


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