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Male Death Rates Vary By Age And Ethnicity
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Friday, June 19, 2020


Critical illness insurance experts at www.aacii.org
 

Heart disease is the top killer for men of all ages according to a new release of information shared by the American Association for Critical Illness Association (AACII).

"Nearly a quarter of all men (24.2%) die as a result of heart disease," shares Jesse Slome, AACII's director.  "Cancer ranks second and accounts for 21.9 percent of all male deaths."

Slome notes that the causes of death vary by both age and ethnicity.  "For example, cancer is the top cause of death for men between the ages of 45 and 85," Slome points out.  "It's only after age 85 that heart disease is the most common cause of death."

The Association shared top causes of death for all men between ages 45 and 64.  Cancer ranked number one (24.7%) followed by heart disease (23.7%) and unintentional injuries (10.1%) and chronic liver disease (4.4%).

"Men tend to overlook health risks and often fail to plan for the real consequences that arise," states Slome. "Across the United States 12.2% of men under 65 years old do not have health insurance. Those that do often have significant gaps that require considering supplemental health care planning." 

For men under 50, Slome advocates having a Health Savings Account or getting a nominal amount of cancer insurance.   "Today, most men who are diagnosed with cancer or who have a heart attack will survive," the critical illness insurance expert shares. "But they will face health care costs and need time off from work to undergo treatment and recovery. Today's men need a lump sum cash benefit and that's what critical illness insurance covers."

To learn more about male death statistics or critical illness insurance visit the Association's website or call 818-597-3205.

 

For long-term care insurance quotes visit the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance website.  To find Medicare Insurance agents near you, visit the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance website.  To learn more about critical illness insurance, visit the American Association for Critical Illness Insurance website.

 

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Name: Jesse Slome
Title: Executive Director
Group: American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance
Dateline: Westlake Village, CA United States
Direct Phone: 818-597-3227
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