Do all men die equally?

Statistics show that the most common cause of death in males is heart disease.

Men’s health lags significantly behind women’s health, not just in the public eye, but also as a focus for the medical profession.

Do males die sooner than females? And is a Black male likely to die from the same cause as a White male?

In a Special Feature article, we explore the leading health risks in males and delve deeper into the data, breaking it down into relevant sections by age and ethnicity.

heart disease is the top killer when analyzing data from males of all age groups and ethnicities in a large 2017 data set for the United States

In males between the ages of 45 and 85, it is cancer. Once men reach 85 years old, heart disease is the most common cause of death.

In males under 45 years, suicide is the second most common reason for death, while in males between the ages of 45 and 64, it is the sixth most common reason.

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