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Deaths from All Disease Categories

All Disease Categories: Deaths

Deaths from types of All Disease Categories: for details see deaths from types of All Disease Categories analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

  • Cancer: 555,500 annual deaths (SEER 2002 estimate)
  • Diabetes: 71,372 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 68,399 annual deaths or 2.9% of deaths (CDC/1999)
  • Nutritional deficiencies: 4,289 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Accidents: 101,537 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 97,860 deaths (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Birth defects: 10,393 deaths reported in USA 1999 for congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities(NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Blood conditions: 8,733 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
  • Nerve conditions: 4,622 people died from nervous system disorders in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 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)
  • Kidney conditions: 35,525 deaths reported in USA 1999 for nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Gall bladder conditions: 2,830 deaths reported in USA 1999 for cholelithiasis and other gall bladder conditions(NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Digestive conditions: 191,000 deaths in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)

All Disease Categories: Life Years Lost

Average life years lost from All Disease Categories: 16.5 in North Carolina1.

Premium articles about Death:

This section lists our premium articles on topics related to death. These are original authored articles on topics of great interest:

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


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