Problem

Human death


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Human mortality
Mortality
Nature:

Human death is the cessation of life, physical and mental, characterized by total and permanent cessation of the functions or vital actions of the human organism.

Incidence:

More than 2.3 million died in 1998 in the USA. This amounts to approximately 471 deaths per 100,000 people. The top ten causes of death were: (1) heart disease, (2) cancer, (3) stroke, (4) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, (5) accidents, (6) pneumonia / influenza, (7) diabetes, (8) suicide, (9) nephritis, nephritic syndrome, and nephrosis and (10) chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.

Broader Problems:
Death of living creatures
Subject(s):
Life Death
Mankind Human
Sociology Demography
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
A: Abstract Fundamental Problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST