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Death Statistics for Types of All Disease Categories

Deaths and All Disease Categories:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of All Disease Categories.

Death Statistics for Types of All Disease Categories

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Cancer unavailable No information
Autoimmune conditions N/A N/A 8,511,845 people in the USA 1996 1
Diabetes approx 1 in 17 or 5.88% or 16 million people in USA 16 million Americans with 10.3 million diagnosed and 8.1 million women (NWHIC); 65 per 1000 - NHIS95; 8 million - perhaps 16 million if include not-yet-diagnosed. 16 million Americans with 10.3 million diagnosed and 8.1 million women (NWHIC); 65 per 1000 - NHIS95; 8 million - perhaps 16 million if include not-yet-diagnosed.
Genetic conditions N/A N/A 12 million Americans - unreliable estimate, (perhaps 2.5% births)
Chromosome conditions N/A N/A No information
Viral infections N/A N/A No information
Bacterial infections N/A N/A No information
Parasitic Infections N/A N/A No information
Worm conditions N/A N/A No information
Physical conditions N/A N/A No information
Prion diseases N/A N/A No information
Nutritional deficiencies unavailable No information
Vitamin deficiencies N/A N/A No information
Mineral deficiencies N/A N/A No information
Mitochondrial diseases N/A N/A No information
Accidents unavailable No information
Sexually Transmitted Diseases N/A N/A 65 million people living with an incurable STD (CDC)
Pregnancy Conditions N/A N/A No information
Breastfeeding Conditions N/A N/A No information
Birth defects approx 1 in 33 or 3.00% or 8.2 million people in USA 3-4% of babies (NWHIC) 3-4% of babies (NWHIC)
Male conditions N/A N/A No information
Female conditions N/A N/A No information
Infant conditions N/A N/A No information
Childhood conditions N/A N/A No information
Adolescent conditions N/A N/A No information
Immune disorders N/A N/A No information
Balance disorders N/A N/A No information
Pain N/A N/A No information
Systemic disorders N/A N/A No information
Blood conditions unavailable No information
Blood vessel conditions N/A N/A No information
Nerve conditions unavailable No information
Muscle conditions N/A N/A No information
Heart conditions N/A N/A No information
Back conditions N/A N/A No information
Neck conditions N/A N/A No information
Spinal disorders N/A N/A No information
Eye conditions N/A N/A No information
Brain conditions N/A N/A No information
Mental conditions N/A N/A No information
Nose conditions N/A N/A No information
Mouth conditions N/A N/A No information
Dental conditions N/A N/A 1.1 per 100 (NHIS96: acute dental conditions)
Foot conditions N/A N/A No information
Leg conditions N/A N/A No information
Knee conditions N/A N/A No information
Elbow conditions N/A N/A No information
Finger conditions N/A N/A No information
Wrist conditions N/A N/A No information
Shoulder conditions N/A N/A No information
Ear conditions N/A N/A No information
Lung conditions N/A N/A more than 30 million Americans with chronic lung diseases (NWHIC)
Liver conditions approx 1 in 679 or 0.15% or 400,000 people in USA 400,000 people in the USA 1976-80 for "chronic liver disease and cirrhosis" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994) 400,000 people in the USA 1976-80 for "chronic liver disease and cirrhosis" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Kidney conditions approx 1 in 66 or 1.50% or 4.1 million people in USA 15 per 1000 (NHIS95: "kidney trouble") 15 per 1000 (NHIS95: "kidney trouble")
Gall bladder conditions unavailable No information
Pancreas conditions N/A N/A No information
Digestive conditions approx 1 in 4 or 22.06% or 60 million people in USA 60 to 70 million cases in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447) 60 to 70 million cases in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447)
Prostate conditions N/A N/A 52 per 1000 men - NHIS95; 2,803 million men (NIDDK)
Male genital conditions N/A N/A No information
Obstetrical conditions N/A N/A No information
Gynaecological conditions N/A N/A No information
Thyroid disorders N/A N/A 20 million Americans (NWHIC)
Hearing disorders N/A N/A 22 million; 158 per 1000 (NHIS95)

Types of All Disease Categories

For more information about types of All Disease Categories, refer to our section on types of All Disease Categories. See also more information on death information for All Disease Categories.

Footnotes:
1. Rose and Mackay, 1998, The Autoimmune Diseases, Third Edition

 

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