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BD Mortality

Leading Causes of Death by Age Group, Texas, 2013

Birth defects are well-known to be the leading cause of infant mortality. However, they also remain a significant cause of death among Texans well into young adulthood.

Leading Causes of Death Table 2013 v3

Source: Texas Health Data, Center for Health Statistics

Last updated July 6, 2020