Percentage of state prisoner fatalities in the United States in 2009, by cause of death

This statistic shows the percentage of state prisoner fatalities by cause of death in the United States in 2009. 88.4 percent of state prison inmate fatalities were caused by illness that year. 26.7 percent died of cancer.

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Causes of deathPercentage of fatalities
Cancer 26.7%
All other illnesses 25.9%
Heart disease 25.5%
Liver disease 7.6%
Suicide 5.9%
AIDS-related 2.8%
Other/unknown 1.7%
Homicide 1.6%
Drug/alcohol intoxication 1.5%
Accident 0.9%
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