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United States : Life Expectancy

Male Female
Total World Rank

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in United States is: Male 76.9, female 81.6 and total life expectancy is 79.3 which gives United States a World Life Expectancy ranking of 31. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for United States by clicking on the links below or select the full country health profile at the bottom of the page.

Top 20 Causes of Death United States
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Life Expectancy
1. Coronary Heart Disease
2. Alzheimers/Dementia
3. Lung Cancers
4. Lung Disease
5. Stroke
6. Breast Cancer
7. Prostate Cancer
8. Diabetes Mellitus
9. Hypertension
10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
11. Suicide
12. Kidney Disease
13. Influenza and Pneumonia
14. Road Traffic Accidents
15. Liver Disease
16. Pancreas Cancer
17. Endocrine Disorders
18. Lymphomas
19. Drug Use
20. Inflammatory/Heart

See full health profile and world rankings for United States here:  United States Health Profile


WHO Publish Date: May 2014