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Taken from our textbook...

Top 10 Causes of Death in the United States

 

1. Diseases of the heart

2. Cancer

3. Stroke

4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

5. Unintentional injury

6. Diabetes Mellitus

7. Influenza & pneumonia

8. Alzheimer’s disease

9. Nephritis & nephrosis

10. All other causes

 

 

Most Common Causes of Disability in the United States

 

$             arthritis or rheumatism

$             back or spine problems

$             heart trouble/hardening of the arteries

$             lung or respiratory problems

$             deafness or hearing problems

$             limb/extremity stiffness

$             mental or emotional probems

$             diabetes mellitus

$             blindness or vision problems

$             stroke

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