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Table 12 Leading causes of YLL, by sex, all races combined

From: The burden of disease and injury in the United States 1996

  Cause list YLL % total
  All males 10,529,540  
1 Ischaemic heart disease 1,806,420 17.2%
2 Lung trachea or bronchial cancer 777,726 7.4%
3 Motor vehicle accidents 701,111 6.7%
4 HIV 575,297 5.5%
5 Self-inflicted 533,874 5.1%
6 Homicide and Violence 486,129 4.6%
7 Cerebrovascular Disease 356,563 3.4%
8 COPD 268,774 2.6%
9 Conditions arising during the perinatal period 259,581 2.5%
10 Diabetes mellitus 220,494 2.1%
11 Cirrhosis of the liver 219,876 2.1%
12 Cancer colon or rectum 212,958 2.0%
13 Lower respiratory infections 202,668 1.9%
14 Congenital Abnomalities 172,399 1.6%
15 Poisoning 168,131 1.6%
16 Inflammatory Cardiac 167,316 1.6%
17 Prostate cancer 160,019 1.5%
18 Lymphomas 134,145 1.3%
19 Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease 127,968 1.2%
20 Leukemias 114,710 1.1%
  Sub-total 7,666,158 72.8%
  Cause list YLL % total
  All females 7,536,559  
1 Ischaemic heart disease 1,052,325 14.0%
2 Lung trachea or bronchial cancer 523,456 6.9%
3 Breast cancer 450,327 6.0%
4 Cerebrovascular Disease 427,881 5.7%
5 Motor vehicle accidents 325,894 4.3%
6 COPD 257,445 3.4%
7 Diabetes mellitus 230,419 3.1%
8 Conditions arising during the perinatal period 204,550 2.7%
9 Cancer colon or rectum 196,575 2.6%
10 Lower respiratory infections 185,774 2.5%
11 Congenital Abnomalities 146,548 1.9%
12 HIV 143,678 1.9%
13 Homicide and Violence 129,202 1.7%
14 Self-inflicted 127,043 1.7%
15 Ovarian cancer 122,350 1.6%
16 Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease 113,105 1.5%
17 Cirrhosis of the liver 101,712 1.3%
18 Cancer pancreas 99,766 1.3%
19 Lymphomas 98,902 1.3%
20 Inflammatory Cardiac 91,012 1.2%
  Sub-total 5,027,963 66.7%