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Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 1999–2014

Description
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.
Author(s)
Ernest Moy, Macarena C. Garcia, Brigham Bastian, et al.
Location
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(1), 1-8
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data