Top causes of death
There are some people who are most at risk of developing a coronary heart disease are the ones who smoke, the ones with diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, or those who have a genetic predisposition for developing such a disease. The older people have higher chances of developing a coronary heart disease as well.
In the United States of America, about 2 million people die each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 600,000 of those people die from a heart related diseases such as heart attack, and others as well. Another common cause of death in the United States is the lung cancer. This type of cancer kills about 500,000 people each year. The coronary heart diseases, and the lung cancer take the first two spots regardless of the gender, but the third spot is not the same in the case of men as in the case of the women. In the case of men, third spot is occupied by death from injuries. Most of the men die whether from car accidents, medical errors, poisons, overdoses, firearms, and so on. The chronic lower respiratory diseases take the fourth place in the case of the American males. Other common causes of death in the case of the males are diabetes, suicide, and strokes. The situation is different in the case of the women. In their case, the third leading cause of death is represented by the strokes, and then by chronic lower respiratory diseases, accidents, and Alzheimer’s.
The men have higher chances of developing heart conditions by the time they reach 40, than the women. Even so, the top killer in the case of the women are over 25 are the heart diseases. At older ages both men and women have the same chances of developing some sort of heart disease. The race doesn’t seem to matter when it comes to the death factor. Both the Hispanics and the blacks die in most of the cases because of heart related diseases. The second place is taken by cancer. The situation for the following spots is similar to the one of the white males. The next reasons why the men of different races die are accidents, strokes, diabetes, suicides, and homicides. In the case of the women, they are most likely to die from accidents, stroke, and diabetes. The black women have higher chances of dying from kidney related diseases, whereas the Hispanic women have higher chances of dying from respiratory diseases.
In the case of the Asian people, the number one factor of death is cancer. The following spots are occupied by strokes, and other heart diseases. They can also die from diabetes, accidents, and respiratory diseases as well. The causes of death vary depending on the age as well. In the case of the younger people they are most likely to die from unintentional injuries, such as car accidents, overdoses, drowning, fires, guns, and so on. In the case of the children the most common source of death is cancer. The children with ages between 15 and 24 are most likely to die from homicide, whereas the ones between 25 and 34 commit suicide the most. The teens and the young adults who have the higher chances of dying are the boys. In the case of the teens, the blacks have higher chances of dying than the white ones, and the reason for that is the place of residence in most of the cases.
When people reach the age of 45, the main reason of death in their case is cancer, and then the heart diseases. As they grow older, more exactly when they reach 65, the number one spot is taken by the heart diseases, and the second spot is occupied by cancer. This happens in the case of both men and women.11