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Figure 1.3

CSR Figure 1.3: US Death Rates, Heart Disease vs Neoplasms


Figure 1.3

Us Death Rates, 1975-2010
Heart Disease compared to Neoplasms, by age at death
Year of DeathHeart Disease, Ages <65Neoplasms, Ages <65Heart Disease, Ages 65+Neoplasms, Ages 65+
1975 98.6 84.0 2734.9 995.2
1976 95.9 84.3 2747.4 1018.3
1977 92.6 84.3 2656.3 1023.3
1978 90.4 84.2 2643.2 1035.4
1979 88.3 83.3 2595.8 1042.7
1980 86.9 83.7 2652.4 1059.1
1981 84.9 82.8 2568.9 1060.7
1982 82.0 83.0 2524.7 1074.6
1983 80.7 82.7 2532.4 1083.5
1984 78.3 83.3 2468.6 1093.0
1985 76.6 83.2 2449.2 1097.2
1986 74.0 82.2 2389.6 1107.5
1987 71.5 81.7 2333.4 1111.8
1988 69.1 81.3 2321.1 1120.3
1989 65.1 80.5 2184.9 1139.1
1990 62.4 80.1 2102.7 1147.4
1991 61.0 79.2 2054.6 1154.0
1992 59.7 77.4 1995.9 1153.7
1993 59.5 76.2 2027.9 1161.8
1994 57.8 75.0 1954.3 1157.0
1995 56.9 73.4 1927.5 1153.6
1996 55.5 71.7 1878.5 1142.2
1997 53.4 69.7 1828.4 1128.5
1998 51.4 67.9 1791.7 1119.6
1999 49.4 66.9 1766.3 1125.9
2000 47.7 65.5 1698.3 1119.8
2001 46.6 64.9 1648.2 1104.4
2002 46.3 63.7 1611.1 1097.2
2003 45.3 62.3 1551.7 1079.7
2004 43.1 60.4 1449.7 1060.8
2005 42.6 59.7 1415.4 1053.2
2006 41.5 58.5 1333.7 1036.1
2007 40.0 56.9 1268.7 1025.1
2008 39.5 55.8 1240.5 1009.5
2009 38.3 55.3 1174.6 989.8
2010 37.4 54.2 1143.5 984.1

In 1975, Heart Disease accounted for 26% of the deaths in the <65 age group.
In 1975, Neoplasms accounted for 22% of the deaths in the <65 age group.
In 2010, Heart Disease accounted for 18% of the deaths in the <65 age group.
In 2010, Neoplasms accounted for 27% of the deaths in the <65 age group.
In 1975, Heart Disease accounted for 44% of the deaths in the 65+ age group.
In 1975, Neoplasms accounted for 18% of the deaths in the 65+ age group.
In 2010, Heart Disease accounted for 27% of the deaths in the 65+ age group.
In 2010, Neoplasms accounted for 22% of the deaths in the 65+ age group.

Footnotes:

Source: US Mortality Files, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1103).

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