Here are the top health threats for men and women in the USA:

For all of USA (2005)

1.  Heart disease – 26.6%

2. Cancer – 22.8%

3.  Stroke – 5.9%

4.  Chronic lower respiratory diseases – 5.3%

5.  Accidents – 4.8%

6.  Diabetes – 3.1%

7.  Alzheimer’s disease – 2.9%

8.  Influenza and pneumonia – 2.6%

9.  Kidney disease – 1.8%

10. Septicemia (blood infections) – 1.4%

Women (2004)

1.  Heart disease – 27.2%

2. Cancer – 22%

3.  Stroke – 7.5%

4.  Chronic lower respiratory diseases – 5.2%

5.  Alzheimer’s disease – 3.9%

6.  Accidents – 3.3%

7.  Diabetes – 3.1%

8.  Influenza and pneumonia – 2.7%

9.  Kidney disease – 1.8%

10. Septicemia (blood infections) – 1.5%

Men (2004)

1.  Heart disease – 27.2%

2. Cancer – 24.3%

3.  Accidents – 6.1%

4.  Stroke – 5%

5.  Chronic lower respiratory disease – 5%

6.  Diabetes – 3%

7.  Influenza and pneumonia – 2.3%

8.  Suicide – 2.2%

9.  Kidney disease – 1.7%

10. Alzheimer’s disease – 1.6%

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