You can be certain of only a few things in life (death and taxes are two of them). According to data gathered by the World Health Organization, there may be a few otheralmost certainties that you might not have realized before.
The WHO collected information on worldwide mortality rates and causes of death. It was discovered that, for each country, there was one leading cause of death. Not only that, but many countries shared those deadly traits.
These maps were created to show just what kills people the most in each country. You may be surprised when you read your own.
(H/T Global Post)
Did you ever think you’d have so much in common with people Europe or the Middle East? Heart disease seems to be the deadliest killer if you go by nation count. According to the WHO, cardiovascular diseases killed 17.5 million people in 2012, that is 3 in every 10 deaths. Of these, 7.4 million people died of ischaemic heart disease and 6.7 million from stroke.
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