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Deaths from Mouth conditions

Mouth conditions: Deaths

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

  • Oral cancer: 7,486 deaths reported in USA 1999 for cancers of lip, oral cavity or pharynx (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Suffocation: 10,376 annual cases in USA 1995 (IOM); 6.1 per 100,000 in Canada 19971
  • Mouth cancer: 1,890 estimated deaths for mouth cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Tongue Cancer: 1,700 estimated deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Pharynx cancer: 2,070 estimated deaths for pharynx cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Whooping Cough: 17 people died annually from whooping cough in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, 2001)

Mouth conditions: Hospitalization Statistics

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

  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 0.84% (33,302) of hospital episodes were for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 83% of hospitalisations for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were single day episodes in public hospitals 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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