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info from 2007

(2007 – annual causes of death by cause)
Cardiovascular diseases  806,156
Malignant neoplasms       562,875
Motor Vehicle Crashes      43,945
Drug induced1                     38,371
Septicemia (infections)      34,828
Suicide                                     34,598
by Firearms                           31,224
Accidental poisoning        29,846
Alcohol induced                23,199
Homicide                               18,361
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 11,295
Viral hepatitis                   7,407
Cannabis (Marijuana)           0

1 Drug induced include both legal and illicit drugs.
Source:
Xu JQ, Kochanek KD, Murphy SL, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2007. National vital statistics reports; vol 58 no 19. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2010.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr58/nvsr58_19.pdf