Diseases that became a cause for American people's death.

Type 2 diabetes caused 14,541 fatalities in 2020.

Suicide is one of the leading causes behind the death of American people. 

Another is kidney disease. In 2019, more than 982 Americans died from kidney disease.

By 2020, influenza and pneumonia were the ninth largest cause of mortality in the U.S.

Alzheimer's caused 4% of fatalities in 2020 and experienced a 12,743 increase in total deaths (a rise of more than 10%).

In 2020, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis were responsible for 4.5% of deaths in the United States.

More than 10,259 people died from cerebrovascular illnesses in 2020 compared to the previous year, making up 4.7% of all fatalities.

In 2020, 5.9% of U.S. deaths were caused by drug overdoses, car accidents, and falls. Between 2019 and 2020, such deaths surged by 27,915 (16%).

COVID-19 was responsible for almost 10% of deaths in the country.

Cancer is well known life threatening disease. Approximately 18% of all deaths were caused by cancer.

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