Though you might think that this could be due to men vastly overrepresenting in one area of unintentional injury (for example, motor vehicle accidents), men actually lead in all categories of unintentional injury.The smallest disparity is within death by fire or flame, but even then, men lead.
The risk of having a stroke changes for race and ethnicity. Black people are twice as likely to have a stroke as white people and they're also more likely to die from it. Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska Natives also have a higher chance of having a stroke than white people.
According to the Alzheimer's Association, between 2000 and 2013, deaths attributed to Alzheimer's Disease rose 71% and as the U.S. population over 65 continues to increase, they predict another 40% increase.