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Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "cause of death."

No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead

  • Please index projects devoted to "cause of death" in this Portal project, and add Geni profiles to those specific projects.
  • If you don't see a cause of death project that applies or are unsure which project to put a profile in, please go to the following discussion: Cause of Death Projects needed???.
  • Please consider creating sub-portal projects ("umbrellas") to group together allied death causes (the "epidemics" portal as example).

Translations more than welcome.


In law, medicine, and statistics, the cause of death is the condition or conditions officially determined to have resulted in a human's death. In modern times, such a determination usually is essential data on a governmental death certificate.


Cause of death was:


Non natural


From CDC/National Center for Health Statistics - Leading Causes of Death Page last updated: August 21, 2015

  • Heart disease: 611,105
  • Cancer: 584,881
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 149,205
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 130,557
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128,978
  • Alzheimer's disease: 84,767
  • Diabetes: 75,578
  • Influenza and Pneumonia: 56,979
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 47,112
  • Intentional self-harm (suicide): 41,149