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Table 21
Twenty leading causes of YLD, both sexes and all races combined
Rank YLD % of total
Total 15,024,113
1
Unipolar major depression
1,370,070
9.1%
2
Alcohol use
1,037,529
6.9%
3
Osteoarthritis
940,612
6.3%
4
Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders
755,925
5.0%
5
COPD
727,272
4.8%
6
Cerebrovascular Disease
725,844
4.8%
7
Asthma
593,233
3.9%
8
Drug use
504,718
3.4%
9
Diabetes mellitus
495,377
3.3%
10
Congenital Abnormalities
443,004
2.9%
11
Motor vehicle accidents
366,273
2.4%
12
Bipolar disorder
363,298
2.4%
13
Schizophrenia
315,720
2.1%
14
Ischaemic heart disease
275,988
1.8%
15
PTSD
260,337
1.7%
16
Panic disorder
259,904
1.7%
17
HIV
237,443
1.6%
18
Falls
221,036
1.5%
19
Rheumatoid arthritis
189,421
1.3%
20
Obsessive-compulsive disorders
169,067
1.1%

Sub-total
10,252,070
68.2%

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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