What’s Killing People

In: History Interactive Maps Science

18 Dec 2012

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation collects detailed information on global health issues, and produces a number of interesting visualizations.

How people died in 2010 – by cause, age, and filterable by sex and region:

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Life expectancy in the US (1989-2009). Who knew it varied so much?

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Drill-downable US Causes of Death (1970-2006)

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and many many more.

1 Response to What’s Killing People

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Michael F

December 19th, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Why is “poisoning” the only cause of death rising for both sexes in the USA? It’s the cause of that “bump” at the right end of the chart.

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