Top 20 death causes in the World 2017 live

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Coronary artery disease Coronary artery disease or Ischaemic heart disease.
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15.51 %
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Stroke Ischemic stroke (due to lack of blood flow) or Intracranial hemorrhage (hemorrhage in brain due to bleeding).
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11.06 %
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Lower respiratory tract infection Lower respiratory tract infections are Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Influenza and Pertussis (or whooping cough).
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5.65 %
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term poor airflow. Usually caused by tobacco smoking and air pollution.
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5.62 %
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Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers
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3.00 %
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Diabetes mellitus
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2.81 %
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Alzheimer disease and other dementias Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a decrease in the ability to think and remember.
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2.73 %
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Diarrhoeal diseases Diarrhea is the condition of having at least three loose or liquid bowel movements each day.
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2.46 %
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Tuberculosis Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body.
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2.43 %
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Road injury A death caused by a road traffic accident.
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2.38 %
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Cirrhosis of the liver Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-term damage. Cirrhosis is most commonly caused by alcohol, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
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2.06 %
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Kidney diseases
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2.00 %
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HIV / AIDS Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
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1.88 %
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Preterm birth complications
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1.88 %
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Hypertensive heart disease Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure.
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1.67 %
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Liver cancer
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1.40 %
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Suicide
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1.40 %
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Colorectal cancer The development of cancer from the colon or rectum.
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1.37 %
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Stomach cancer
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1.34 %
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Birth asphyxia and birth trauma
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1.23 %
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The TOP-20 covers almost 70% of total deaths occurring in the World every day.

Source: Based on "WHO: CAUSE-SPECIFIC MORTALITY, estimates for 2000–2015" external link