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Table 21 Twenty leading causes of YLD, both sexes and all races combined

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

Rank   YLD % of total
  Total 15,024,113  
1 Unipolar major depression 1,370,070 9.1%
2 Alcohol use 1,037,529 6.9%
3 Osteoarthritis 940,612 6.3%
4 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 755,925 5.0%
5 COPD 727,272 4.8%
6 Cerebrovascular Disease 725,844 4.8%
7 Asthma 593,233 3.9%
8 Drug use 504,718 3.4%
9 Diabetes mellitus 495,377 3.3%
10 Congenital Abnomalities 443,004 2.9%
11 Motor vehicle accidents 366,273 2.4%
12 Bipolar disorder 363,298 2.4%
13 Schizophrenia 315,720 2.1%
14 Ischaemic heart disease 275,988 1.8%
15 PTSD 260,337 1.7%
16 Panic disorder 259,904 1.7%
17 HIV 237,443 1.6%
18 Falls 221,036 1.5%
19 Rheumatoid arthritis 189,421 1.3%
20 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 169,067 1.1%
  Sub-total 10,252,070 68.2%