, Death Statistics
, Leading Causes of Death
, The United States
Center for Disease Control: National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 64, No. 7, July 27, 2015.
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Data is the top 5 leading causes of death for children aged 1 to 9 in the United States. Data is for the year 2011 and is the most current as of July 2015. Congenital malformations can be defined as structural or functional anomalies (e.g. metabolic disorders) that occur during intrauterine life and can be identified prenatally, at birth or later in life.