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Top ten causes of death in Iowa


This news story was published on February 27, 2012.
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Top Ten Causes of Death in Iowa (2010)

Cause, total number and rate per 100,00

Heart Disease 6,859 (225.2)

Cancer 6,346 (208.3)

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,694 (55.6)

Cerebrovascular Disease 1,531 (50.3)

Alzheimer’s Disease 1,409 (46.3)

Unintentional Injuries 1,258 (41.3)

Diabetes Mellitus 732 (24.0)

Influenza and Pneumonia 557 (18.3)

All Infective and Parasitic Diseases 441 (14.5)

Suicide 369 (12.1)

(Per 100,000 population)

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