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Table 19 Twenty leading causes of YLL in the United States: comparison of YLL rates per 100,000 between the United States and selected countries – Male

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

Twenty leading causes of YLL in the United States United States Australia Canada France Germany Greece Italy Japan Netherlands Spain United Kingdom
IHD 1,392 269 950 578 1,249 1,337 974 504 942 826 2,154
Trachea, bronchus, lung cancer 599 105 469 666 611 756 683 387 595 638 714
MVA 547 106 292 515 325 690 438 242 233 550 350
HIV/AIDS 443 9 62 60 26 11 67 1 31 176 18
Self-inflicted 411 140 414 459 367 101 184 582 221 218 410
homicide and violence 375 15 57 21 19 37 38 14 38 35 55
Cerebroavascular disease 275 72 205 307 377 723 421 546 319 356 566
COPD 207 51 145 142 182 88 168 57 234 247 371
Perinatal conditions 200 43 115 120 87 115 90 39 116 78 215
Diabetes 170 33 146 97 125 54 144 76 120 93 99
Cirrhosis of the liver 169 25 104 281 372 85 228 161 85 195 258
Colon and rectum 164 68 187 213 267 160 225 231 220 235 338
Lower respiratory infections 156 19 66 134 99 49 80 281 152 97 524
Congenital anomalies 133 33 95 101 78 104 78 66 113 86 125
poisonings 130 51 87 12 28 104 11 12 30 71 111
Inflammatory heart disease 129 21 52 68 116 3 67 45 65 87 84
Prostate 123 41 118 145 142 119 110 50 151 121 241
Lymphoma and multiple myeloma 103 36 125 114 108 92 130 77 128 106 176
Hypertesive heart disease 99 7 21 51 77 48 117 15 24 38 54
Leukemia 88 25 82 91 87 105 100 70 78 86 115