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Prognosis of Cirrhosis of the liver

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Cirrhosis of the liver: 21.9 years (SEER)1; 23.3 for chronic liver disease/cirrhosis in North Carolina2; ; 16.3 average YPLL/person for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in Michigan3. ...see also deaths and Cirrhosis of the liver

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Cirrhosis of the liver: 26,050 deaths in the USA 1987 for "chronic liver disease and cirrhosis" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)

Estimated mortality rate for Cirrhosis of the liver from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 26,050 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 26,050 deaths in the USA 1987 for "chronic liver disease and cirrhosis" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994))
  • Incidence: 400,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 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)
  • 6.5% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Cirrhosis of the liver and Overview of Cirrhosis of the liver.

Complications:

Complications of Cirrhosis of the liver may include:

See also complications of Cirrhosis of the liver.

Death Statistics for Cirrhosis of the liver

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Cirrhosis of the liver:

  • 26,259 deaths reported in USA 1999 including 11,958 for alcoholic liver disease (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • 27,035 deaths from alcohol related chronic liver disease and cirrhosis each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 13.2 per 100,000 men died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 6.2 per 100,000 women died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 15.8 per 100,000 Hispanic/Latino people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 16.9 per 100,000 Asian/Pacific Islander people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 22.0 per 100,000 people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • more death statistics...»

Cirrhosis of the liver: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Cirrhosis of the liver usually refers to the likely outcome of Cirrhosis of the liver. The prognosis of Cirrhosis of the liver may include the duration of Cirrhosis of the liver, chances of complications of Cirrhosis of the liver, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Cirrhosis of the liver, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Cirrhosis of the liver. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
3. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA
 

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