* Indicates one or two events in the category.
- Age-adjusted rates are adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using the direct method applied to 10-year age groups.
- Age-adjusted rates provide a better basis for comparison among different geographical areas or time periods.
- Only leading causes of death with 3 or more events in 2014 are included.
- Rates based on small numbers are unstable and should be interpreted with caution.