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    Research: Cancer is Still the Highest Cause of Death in South Koreans

    Cancer remains the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2020, continuing to rank first since 1983, according to data from the country’s statistical office on Tuesday (28/9).

    Cancer caused 160.1 deaths per 100,000 people in South Korea in 2020.

    This figure is up 1.2 percent from the previous year, according to Statistics Korea.

    The lung cancer death rate was 36.4 per 100,000, recording the highest among cancer deaths.

    Followed by liver cancer 20.6, colorectal cancer 17.4, stomach cancer 14.6, and pancreatic cancer 13.2.

    The second leading cause of death in South Korea is heart disease, which caused 63.0 deaths per 100,000 people in 2020.

    Pneumonia in Third Rank
    The third highest was pneumonia with a mortality rate of 43.3 per 100,000.

    The top three causes of death accounted for 44.9 percent of total deaths in 2020 in South Korea. That’s down 1.0 percentage point from a year earlier.

    In rumus menghitung angka togel sgp the list of the top 10 causes of death there are also cerebrovascular diseases with 42.6 deaths per 100,000, diabetes at 16.5, Alzheimer’s disease with 14.7, liver disease with 13.6, hypertensive disorders 11.9 and blood poisoning 11.9 .

    Suicide ranks fifth with a death rate of 25.7 per 100,000 in 2020.