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Table 51. Number of deaths per 100,000 persons ages 15 to 24, by selected causes of death: Selected years, 1980 through 2009
 
Year Total1 Accident Homicide Cancer Heart disease Human immunodeficiency virus Influenza and pneumonia Suicide
1980 115.4 61.7 15.4 6.3 2.9 0.8 12.3
1985 94.9 47.9 11.7 5.4 2.8 0.6 12.8
1990 99.2 43.9 19.7 4.9 2.5 1.5 0.6 13.2
1995 93.4 38.5 19.6 4.5 2.8 1.7 0.6 13.0
2000 79.9 36.0 12.6 4.4 2.6 0.5 0.5 10.2
2001 80.7 36.1 13.3 4.3 2.5 0.6 0.5 9.9
2002 81.4 38.0 12.9 4.3 2.5 0.4 0.4 9.9
2003 81.5 37.1 13.0 4.0 2.7 0.4 0.5 9.7
2004 80.1 37.0 12.2 4.1 2.5 0.5 0.4 10.3
2005 81.4 37.4 13.0 4.1 2.7 0.4 0.4 10.0
2006 82.2 38.2 13.5 3.9 2.5 0.5 0.4 9.9
2007 79.9 37.4 13.1 3.9 2.6 0.4 0.4 9.7
2008 75.7 32.9 12.4 3.9 2.5 0.4 0.5 10.1
2009 70.2 28.7 11.2 3.9 2.3 0.3 1.0 10.1
— Not available.
1Includes causes of death not shown separately.
NOTE: Data for 2008 and 2009 are preliminary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, Health, United States, 2010: With Special Feature on Death and Dying; Mortality data, unpublished tables, selected years, 1980–95; National Vital Statistics Reports: Vol. 58, no. 19, Deaths: Final data for 2007, released May, 2010; National Vital Statistics Reports: Vol.59, No. 2, Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2008, released December, 2010; National Vital Statistics Reports: Vol. 59, No. 4, Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2009, released March, 2011.

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