What kiwis die of

February 4th, 2013 at 10:00 am by David Farrar

Two informative infographics from Infectious Thoughts.

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Heart disease, attacks and other circulatory disorders still the leading cause, but cancers not far behind. One day I believe there will be a cure for most cancers, and we’ll see this category drop.

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This breakdown by gender is fascinating Men die massively more by prostrate cancer (of course), suicide and accidents, while women from breast and ovarian cancer and dementia. Seven men did die from breast cancer though.

Hat Tip: Stats Chat

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