Causes of Death and perception

So if you make it over that hump of 50 years of age, you’re extremely unlikely to die of external causes.

Which is exactly diametrically opposed to the feeling of insecurity that increases with age.

One of the conundrums of human nature.

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.

Source: Causes of Death | FlowingData

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