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Years Lost to Disability

Table 27
Top twenty leading causes of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY), Years Lost to Disability (YLD), Years of Life Lost (YLL) and Deaths for Males – US 1996*
Cause DALY (%) YLD (%) YLL (%) Death (%)
1
Ischaemic heart disease
1,958 (11.0)
152 (2.1)
1,806(17.2)
287 (24.7)
2
Road traffic accidents
934 (5.2)
233 (3.2)
701 (6.7)
29 (2.5)
3
Lung trachea or bronchial cancer
813 (4.6)
35 (0.5)
778 (7.4)
102 (8.8)
4
HIV/AIDS
764 (4.3)
189 (2.6)
575 (5.5)
25 (2.2)
5
Alcohol use
732 (4.1)
651 (8.9)
81 (0.8)
5 (0.4)
6
Cerebrovascular Disease
674 (3.8)
317 (4.3)
357 (3.4)
63 (5.4)
7
COPD
642 (3.6)
373 (5.1)
269 (2.6)
52 (4.5)
8
Homicide and Violence
568 (3.2)
82 (1.1)
486 (4.6)
17 (1.5)
9
Self-inflicted injuries
541 (3.0)
8 (0.1)
534 (5.1)
26 (2.2)
10
Unipolar major depression
470 (2.6)
470 (6.4)
0 (0.0)
0 (0)
11
Diabetes mellitus
442 (2.5)
222 (3.0)
220 (2.1)
28 (2.4)
12
Osteoarthritis
435 (2.4)
434 (5.9)
1 (0.0)
0 (0)
13
Drug use
412 (2.3)
384 (5.2)
27 (0.3)
1 (0.1)
14
Congenital Abnormalities
410 (2.3)
238 (3.2)
172 (1.6)
6 (0.5)
15
Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders
382 (2.1)
332 (4.5)
50 (0.5)
14 (1.2)
16
Asthma
303 (1.7)
273 (3.7)
30 (0.3)
2 (0.2)
17
Cirrhosis of the liver
281 (1.6)
61 (0.8)
220 (2.1)
17 (1.4)
18
Conditions arising during the perinatal period
274 (1.5)
14 (0.2)
260 (2.5)
8 (0.7)
19
Cancer colon or rectum
249 (1.4)
37 (0.5)
213 (2.0)
30 (2.6)
20
Prostate cancer
239 (1.3)
79 (1.1)
160 (1.5)
37 (3.2)
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Total number for each measure in the top 20 causes
11,523 (64.5)
4,584 (62.5)
6,940 (65.9)
749 (64.5)
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Total number for each measure
17,861(100)
7,331(100)
10,530 (100)
1,164 (100)
*All counts for DALYs, Deaths, YLDs, and YLLs are in 1000's.

Reference:
Michaud CM, McKenna MT, Begg S, Tomijima N, Majmudar M, Bulzacchelli MT, Ebrahim S, Ezzati M, Salomon JA, Gaber Kreiser J, Hogan M, Murray CJ. The burden of disease and injury in the United States 1996. Popul Health Metr 2006;4:11. Available at http://www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/4/1/11 (Accessed July, 19, 2007).

 
 

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