DATA DEPENDENT: What’s killing American adults?

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We’re not going to do much analysis here. We’ll leave that up to you. And anyway, the data speaks for itself. The differences in leading cause of death between age groups is striking though.

Look at the numbers for heart disease and cancer. At first, we thought there was an error.

If there’s a lesson to be learned, maybe its that we need to eat more veggies and drink more water when we’re younger and older.

DATA SOURCE: CDC

IMAGE CREDIT: Creative Commons

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