List of causes of death by rate

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The following is a list of the causes of human deaths worldwide for the year 2002, arranged by their associated mortality rates.wikipedia
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Preventable causes of death

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For statistics on preventable ultimate causes see Preventable causes of death.
However, causes of death may also be classified in terms of preventable risk factors—such as smoking, unhealthy diet, sexual behavior, and reckless driving—which contribute to a number of different diseases.

Cancer

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It caused about 8.8 million deaths (15.7% of deaths).

Mortality rate

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The following is a list of the causes of human deaths worldwide for the year 2002, arranged by their associated mortality rates.
See list of causes of death by rate for worldwide statistics.

Suicide

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This makes suicide the 10th leading cause of death worldwide.

Cardiovascular disease

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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally.

Infection

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Coronary artery disease

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It makes up 15.6% of all deaths, making it the most common cause of death globally.

Drowning

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In many countries, drowning is one of the main causes of preventable death for children under 12 years old.

World Health Organization

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According to the World Health Organization, about 58 million people died in 2005, using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD).

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

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According to the World Health Organization, about 58 million people died in 2005, using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD).

Parasitic disease

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Malignancy

Cerebrovascular disease

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Respiratory tract infection

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Gastrointestinal disease

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Diarrhea

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