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Deaths from Liver conditions

Liver conditions: Deaths

Deaths from Liver conditions: 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)

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

  • Liver cancer: 12.382 deaths reported in USA 1999 for cancer of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Chronic liver disease: 26,259 annual deaths from chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • 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)
  • Viral Hepatitis: 4,853 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); fewer than 1,000 deaths (NIDDK 1985)
  • Hepatitis C: estimated 8,000 to 10,000 deaths annually from Chronic HepC in USA (NIDDK)
  • Chronic Hepatitis C: estimated 8,000 to 10,000 deaths annually in the United States (NIDDK)
  • Liver failure: More than 60,000 Americans die each year (NWHIC)
  • liver cancer: 12.382 deaths reported in USA 1999 for cancer of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Alcoholic liver disease: 11,958 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Hemochromatosis: 238 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
  • Sarcoidosis: 572 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
  • Alcoholism: 19,171 persons died of alcohol-induced causes in 1999 USA (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Liver conditions: 26,050 per year, 2,170 per month, 500 per week, 71 per day, 2 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 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)

Survival rate statistics for Liver conditions

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Liver conditions:

  • The 1 year survival rate for patients who have a liver transplant is 85% in the US (University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • The 5 year survival rate for patients who have a liver transplant is 70% in the US (University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 81.9% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients who have had a liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 69.7% is the 1 year survival rate for grafts in paediatric patients who have had a liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 75.9% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients who have had a live-donor liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 70.9% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients who have had a whole liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 60.3% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients who have had a split-liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 61.1% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients who have had a reduced-size liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 83.3% is the 1 year survival rate for grafts in paediatric patients under 1 who have had a live-donor liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 89.4% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients under 1 who have had a live-donor liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 62.3% is the 1 year survival rate for grafts in paediatric patients under 1 who have had a whole-liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 76.5% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients under 1 who have had a whole-liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 62.7% is the 1 year survival rate for grafts in paediatric patients under 1 who have had a split-liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)
  • 75% is the 1 year survival rate for paediatric patients under 1 who have had a split-liver graft 1990-96 (UNOS, University of Southern California’s Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases)

Liver conditions: Life Years Lost

Average life years lost from Liver conditions: 23.3 for chronic liver disease/cirrhosis in North Carolina1.

Misdiagnosis and Liver conditions deaths

Liver conditions can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Liver conditions

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Liver conditions:

  • 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)
  • 22.6 per 100,000 American Indian or Alaska Native people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 9.3 per 100,000 black people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • 9.6 per 100,000 white people died from chronic liver disease or cirrhosis in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
  • Death statistics by age for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in the USA:

Deaths from Liver conditions: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Liver conditions:

Hospitalizations for Liver conditions:

300,000 people 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) more about hospitazliations »

Liver conditions: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Liver conditions:

  • 0.26% (32,971) of hospital episodes were for liver diseases in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultations for liver diseases required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital episodes for liver diseases were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital episodes for liver diseases were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Disability from Liver conditions

112,000 people in the USA 1983-87 for "chronic liver disease and cirrhosis" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)

Premium articles about Death:

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Footnotes:
1. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2

 

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