Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 1999–2014
Investigates the differences in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan regions of the U.S. for the 5 leading causes of death (heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease, and stroke) by analyzing and comparing mortality data derived from the National Vital Statistics System. Also, discusses the trends in annual age-adjusted death rates for unintentional injury for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas of the U.S.
Ernest Moy, Macarena C. Garcia, Brigham Bastian, et al.
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(1), 1-8
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data