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Table 22 Twenty leading causes of YLD by sex, US 1996

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

  MALES
Rank   YLD % total YLD
  Total 7,330,853  
1 Alcohol use 651,223 8.9%
2 Unipolar major depression 469,861 6.4%
3 Osteoarthritis 434,200 5.9%
4 Drug use 384,319 5.2%
5 COPD 372,927 5.1%
6 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 332,046 4.5%
7 Cerebrovascular Disease 317,366 4.3%
8 Asthma 272,898 3.7%
9 Congenital Abnomalities 237,988 3.2%
10 Motor vehicle accidents 232,687 3.2%
11 Diabetes mellitus 221,557 3.0%
12 Bipolar disorder 198,308 2.7%
13 HIV 188,519 2.6%
14 Schizophrenia 166,988 2.3%
15 Ischaemic heart disease 151,764 2.1%
16 Falls 132,485 1.8%
17 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 88,623 1.2%
18 Homicide and Violence 81,588 1.1%
19 Prostate cancer 78,870 1.1%
20 Panic disorder 77,701 1.1%
  sub-total 5,091,918 69.5%
  FEMALES
Rank   YLD % total YLD
  Total 7,693,260  
1 Unipolar major depression 900,209 11.7%
2 Osteoarthritis 506,412 6.6%
3 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 423,878 5.5%
4 Cerebrovascular Disease 408,478 5.3%
5 Alcohol use 386,306 5.0%
6 COPD 354,345 4.6%
7 Asthma 320,336 4.2%
8 Diabetes mellitus 273,821 3.6%
9 Congenital Abnomalities 205,015 2.7%
10 PTSD 193,533 2.5%
11 Panic disorder 182,203 2.4%
12 Bipolar disorder 164,990 2.1%
13 Schizophrenia 148,732 1.9%
14 Motor vehicle accidents 133,586 1.7%
15 Rheumatoid arthritis 131,758 1.7%
16 STD's excluding HIV 125,418 1.6%
17 Ischaemic heart disease 124,224 1.6%
18 Drug use 120,399 1.6%
19 Maternal Conditions 105,155 1.4%
20 Falls 88,551 1.2%
  sub-total 5,297,349 68.9%