March 16, 2011
6:30 am

US Death Rate Falls for 10th Straight Year

The age-adjusted death rate for the U.S. population fell to an all-time low of 741 deaths per 100,000 people in 2009 – 2.3 percent lower than the 2008 rate, according to preliminary 2009 death statistics released today by CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. This marks the 10th year in a row that U.S. deaths rates have declined.


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The original publication date for this article is March 16, 2011 11:30 am

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