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Prognosis of Chronic Illness

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Chronic Illness: 1,634,976 deaths (68.4% of deaths) from top-5 chronic diseases: heart disease, cancers, stroke, COPD, and diabetes (CDC/1999)

Estimated mortality rate for Chronic Illness from prevalence and deaths statistics:

Death Statistics for Chronic Illness

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Chronic Illness:

  • Chronic diseases estimated to account for almost of all deaths by 2020 (Institute for International Health Web Site)
  • more death statistics...»

Chronic Illness: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Chronic Illness usually refers to the likely outcome of Chronic Illness. The prognosis of Chronic Illness may include the duration of Chronic Illness, chances of complications of Chronic Illness, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chronic Illness, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chronic Illness. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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