Leading causes of death worldwide

2016, %

Metabolic risks

Behavioral risks

Environmental/occupational risks

0

5

10

15

High systolic blood pressure

Diet

Tobacco

Air pollution

High fasting plasma glucose

High body-mass index

High total cholesterol

Alcohol and drug use

Child and maternal malnutrition

Impaired kidney function

Unsafe water, sanitation, handwashing

Occupation

Low physical activity

Unsafe sex

Other environmental risks

Low bone mineral density

Sexual abuse and violence

Metabolic risks

Behavioral risks

Environmental/occupational risks

0

5

10

15

High systolic blood pressure

Diet

Tobacco

Air pollution

High fasting plasma glucose

High body-mass index

High total cholesterol

Alcohol and drug use

Child and maternal malnutrition

Impaired kidney function

Unsafe water, sanitation, handwashing

Occupation

Low physical activity

Unsafe sex

Other environmental risks

Low bone mineral density

Sexual abuse and violence