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Deaths from Immune disorders

Immune disorders: Deaths

Deaths from types of Immune disorders: for details see deaths from types of Immune disorders analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

  • Asthma: 5,637 deaths in 1995 (NHLBI); 4,657 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); approximately 5,000 deaths annually (NIAID)
  • Anaphylaxis: at least 400 deaths in USA (NIAID penicillan reactions)
  • Food allergies: approximately 100 Americans, usually children (NIAID)
  • Insect sting allergies: about 40 to 100 deaths annually from anaphylaxis (NIAID); less than 0.02 per 100,000 with 7 cases of deaths from "bites and stings" in Canada 19971
  • Penicillin allergy: 400 deaths annually among Americans (NIAID)
  • Hodgkin's Disease: 1,403 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Leukemia: 21,014 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Lymphoma: 20,730 estimated deaths for lymphoma in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Multiple Myeloma: 11,016 deaths reported in USA 1999 for multiple myeloma and other immunoproliferative syndromes (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: 22,802 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • HIV/AIDS: 15,245 deaths in 2000 (NIAID); 14,802 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Immune disorders: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Immune disorders:

  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 1.3% (51,522) of hospital episodes were for disorders of blood and blood-forming organs and immune mechanism in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 64% of hospitalisations for disorders of blood and blood-forming organs and immune mechanism were single day episodes in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 85% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for disorders of blood and blood-forming organs and immune mechanism were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 15% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for disorders of blood and blood-forming organs and immune mechanism were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
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Footnotes:
1. Canadian Injury Data, Statistics Canada, 1996-1997

 

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