In the last decade, death rates
were on a decline but increased in the next six years.
"We only have data for two years of the Trump Administration where the annual death rate
is 2.9 percent....
But they should be - as the latest stats show that death rates
in men for melanoma skin cancer outstrip those for women.
The prostate cancer death rate
fell by half over two decades, but experts have been wondering whether the trend changed after a 2011 decision by the U.S.
For this reason, the first step to calculating the estimated death rate
by county was to project what the figures would be if all deaths were reported.
drug death rate
has been climbing rapidly most years since at least 2007.
And the disparities in some populations are troubling, according to the study: Stroke death rates
rose by 6 percent in the Hispanic population every year 2013-2015, data show.
The death rate
involving cocaine increased between 1999 and 2006, while fatalities involving benzodiazepines jumped in 2000-2009.
See also: 5 states where the Alzheimer's death rate
following a hospital admission at the weekend are higher than during the week only because fewer patients are admitted and they tend to be more unwell - skewing the figures, according to a new study.
(A rate of 7.9 per 1000 person-years means about 8 of every 1000 people died every year.) Statistical analysis comparing smokers with nonsmokers determined that smokers had a twice higher death rate
(mortality rate ratio 1.94) (Figure 1).