Teen deaths from all causes by race and ethnicity in the United States

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Definitions: Deaths to teens between age 15 and 19 per 100,000 teens in this age group.

The data are reported by place of residence, not place of death. Race/ethnic groups represented in this table are not mutually exclusive. The category of white includes only non-Hispanic white. The categories Black or African American, American Indian, and Asian and Pacific Islander include both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. Those in the Hispanic or Latino category include those identified as being in one of the non-White race groups.

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.
2004-2017 data: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Multiple Causes of Death Microdata Files for 2004-2017.
1999-2003 data: Final Data for 1999-2003, National Vital Statistics Reports.

Population Statistics: United States resident population from the Vintage post-censal series by year, county, age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau. Available on the Internet at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm

Footnotes: Updated April 2020.
S – NCHS reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.