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Deaths from Child health conditions

Child health conditions: Deaths

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

  • Acute myeloid leukemia: 8,870 estimated deaths for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: 22,802 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • 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)
  • Meningitis: 850 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Asthma: 5,637 deaths in 1995 (NHLBI); 4,657 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); approximately 5,000 deaths annually (NIAID)
  • 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)
  • Constipation: 29 deaths in the USA 1982-85 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  • Hemophilia: 1,681 deaths for coagulation defects (NHLBI 1999)
  • Chickenpox: approximately 100 deaths (CDC-OC)
  • Whooping Cough: 17 people died annually from whooping cough in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, 2001)
  • Measles: 2 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Polio: 0 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Rotavirus: 20 to 100 deaths in the USA (NIAID)
  • Scarlet fever: 5 deaths reported in USA 1999 for scarlet fever and erysipelas (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Meningococcal disease: 275 deaths annually in USA (DBMD); 227 in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Rheumatic fever: 3,767 deaths reported in USA 1999 for acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic conditions (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Cystic Fibrosis: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

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Footnotes:
1. Canadian Injury Data, Statistics Canada, 1996-1997

 

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