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Leading Causes of Death in Oklahoma, 2017

Cause Deaths Age Adjusted Death Rate State Rank
Heart Disease 10,772 237.2 1st
Cancer 8,203 177.3 4th
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 3,035 65.8 2nd
Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) 2,563 32.5 10th
Stroke 1,947 43.3 9th
Alzheimer's Disease 1,752 39.3 11th
Diabetes 1,398 30.6 4th
Suicide 756 19.1 13th (tie)
Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 670 15 5th
Flu/Pneumonia 625 13.9 27th (tie)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. State of the State of Oklahoma.