Leading CAUSES and RISKS of Death
To help people make sense of all this, the UK's National Health Service put together the Atlas of Risk.
Here are the leading CAUSES and RISKS of death in the UK, with larger circles representing more common causes.
The main idea is to visually show that our fears are often misplaced,
Leading RISKS of Death
The top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S.:
Cancer (malignant neoplasms)
Chronic lower respiratory disease
Accidents (unintentional injuries)
Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases)
Influenza and pneumonia
Kidney disease (nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis)