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20 September 2004

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Marie Carnes

Wow! That's the last thing I was expecting to see today. I wonder what the figures would look like for the same week in 2004.

joe

Gotta keep you on your toes!

From the CDC here are the top 20 causes of death in New York State in 2001 (ages >1):

1. Heart Disease - 56,610
2. Malignant Neoplasms - 36,972
3. Cerebro-vascular - 7,698
4. Chronic Lower Respitory Disease - 6,904
5. Influenza and Pneumonia - 5,068
6. Unintentional Injury - 4,949
7. Diabetes Mellitus - 3,844
8. Homicide - 2,801
9. Nephritis - 2,410
10. Septicemia - 2,285
11. HIV - 2,085
12. Alzheimer's - 1,705
13. Hypertension - 1,517
14. Liver Disease - 1,487
15. Suicide - 1,253
16. Aortic Aneurysm - 873
17. Benign Neoplasms - 798
18. Pneumonitis - 671
19. Atherosclerosis - 665
20. Parkinson's - 653

tien

bowel inflammation? that sounds messy!

joe

doesn't sound like the best way to go, does it?

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