Emergence of New Pathogens as a Function of Changes in Host Susceptibility
Figure 2. Death rates per 100,000 population for leading causes of death among persons ages 25 to 44 years, by year, United States, 1982-1995. (Based on underlying causes of death reported on death certificates, using final data for 1982-1994 and preliminary data for 1995. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Update: Trends in AIDS incidence, deaths, and prevalence, United States, 1996. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 1997;46:165-73).