leading cause of death

leading cause of death

Epidemiology The most common cause of death in a particular region or population group
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On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, presented the Allies in Action Federal Partner Award to Kasia Witjowski for her exemplary work in preventing this leading cause of death.
CANBERRA (CyHAN)- An aging population has resulted in dementia and Alzheimer's disease becoming the second leading cause of death in Australia, according to official statistics released on Tuesday.
While suicide was the leading cause of death for inmates under the age of 35, it fell far behind several illnesses as a cause of death for older inmates.
Cigarette smoking accounts for most cases of the lung ailment, which is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
The virus is now the leading cause of death in Africa and the fourth leading cause of death worldwide.
Colon cancer doesn't receive the publicity devoted to other types of cancer, yet it's the third most common malignancy in the world and the second leading cause of death from cancer, aside from lung cancer.
AIDS becomes the leading cause of death globally among people ages 15 to 59.
It is the fourth leading cause of death among adults 18 to 65 and the third leading cause of death among teens and young adults.
Stroke fell from the third leading cause of death to the fourth, while chronic lower respiratory diseases took its place as No.
According to the guidelines, which were published in the journal Stroke, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death among men, but the third leading cause of death among women.
AIDS has become the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally, according to global health agencies.
A joint survey by the Chinese CDC and the Beijing-based Huilongguan Hospital ranked suicide as the fifth leading cause of death overall and the leading cause of death for people aged 15 and 34 in China.