This report presents final 2012 data on the 10 leading causes of death in the United States by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. Leading causes of infant, neonatal, and post neonatal death are also presented. This report supplements ‘‘Deaths: Final Data for 2012,’’ the National Center for Health Statistics’ annual report of final mortality statistics.

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"Heron M. Deaths: Leading causes for 2012. National vital statistics reports; vol 64 no 10. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015
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