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Accession Number PB2013-102633
Title Deaths: Leading Causes for 2009. National Vital Statistics Reports Volume 61, Number 7.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 96p
Personal Author M. Heron
Abstract This report presents final 2009 data on the 10 leading causes of death in the United States by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. Leading causes of infant, neonatal, and postneonatal death are also presented. This report supplements the Division of Vital Statistics annual report of final mortality statistics. Data in this report are based on information from all death certificates filed in the 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2009. Causes of death classified by the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD10) are ranked according to the number of deaths assigned to rankable causes. Cause-of-death statistics are based on the underlying cause of death.
Keywords Age
Cause of death
Hispanic origin
Infant mortality
Postneonatal death
Statistical data
Vital statistics

Source Agency National Center for Health Statistics
NTIS Subject Category 44C - Community & Population Characteristics
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
Corporate Author National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD. National Vital Statistics System.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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