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Leading Causes of Death by Age

Age bracket:

5-24: The number of accidents in York County’s 5-24-year-olds jumped 60% in 2014 and it remains the leading cause of death in this age bracket. 

25-44: Accidents, suicide and cancer remain the leading causes of death for 25-44-year-old York  County  residents.  Suicide  continues  to  increase as  a  leading  cause  of  death  in  this  age  bracket, with a record-high 24 suicides recorded in 2014.  
 
45-64: While the rate of cancer deaths has dropped, it remains the leading cause of death in 45-64-year-olds. Heart disease as a cause of death in this age group has increased slightly since 2012.  

65+: Heart   disease   remains   the   leading   cause   of death  in  ages  65  and  older   in  York  County. Stroke  and  chronic  lower  respiratory   disease have followed strikingly similar trends over a ten year period. 



Leading Causes of Death by Age.

Leading Causes of Death by Age.


Leading Causes of Death by Age.

Leading Causes of Death by Age.