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Indiana State Department of Health

Indiana State Department of Health

Women Count Leading Causes of Death for Women Leading Causes of Death for Women

Indiana vs. United States, 1998

    INDIANA UNITED STATES
ALL CAUSES
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
27,309
771.1
1,179,996
853.5
DISEASES OF
THE HEART
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
8,406
230.1
370,962
223.0
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL
INTERVENTION
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
116
3.8
4,249
3.1
HIV/AIDS
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
12
0.4**
3,135
2.3
LUNG CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
1,565
47.1
64,475
42.4
BREAST CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
946
28.7
41,737
27.9
OVARIAN CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
315
9.6
13,391
8.8
CERVICAL CANCER
 
Deaths
Age-Adjusted Rate*
102
3.2
4,340
3.0

Notes: * age-adjusted rate to 2000
** unreliable

Sources: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team. CDC WONDER (www.wonder.cdc.gov) for U.S. data