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Table 25 Leading causes of YLD – American Indians

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

  AMERICAN INDIAN MALES
Rank Simple cause list YLD % total YLD
  Total YLD 77,508  
1 Alcohol use 22,997 29.7%
2 Unipolar major depression 4,160 5.4%
3 Drug use 3,042 3.9%
4 Osteoarthritis 2,940 3.8%
5 Asthma 2,745 3.5%
6 COPD 2,708 3.5%
7 Congenital Abnomalities 2,467 3.2%
8 Cerebrovascular Disease 2,014 2.6%
9 Bipolar disorder 1,948 2.5%
10 Road Traffic Accidents 1,902 2.5%
11 Schizophrenia 1,796 2.3%
12 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 1,775 2.3%
13 Diabetes mellitus 1,595 2.1%
14 HIV 1,190 1.5%
15 Cirrhosis of the liver 1,082 1.4%
16 Fires 1,027 1.3%
17 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 940 1.2%
18 Falls 921 1.2%
19 Ischaemic heart disease 881 1.1%
20 Panic disorder 743 1.0%
  sub-total 58,874 76.0%
  AMERICAN INDIAN FEMALES
Rank Simple cause list YLD % total YLD
  Total YLD 78,522  
1 Alcohol use 19,417 24.7%
2 Unipolar major depression 7,655 9.7%
3 Asthma 3,233 4.1%
4 Osteoarthritis 3,020 3.8%
5 COPD 2,692 3.4%
6 Cerebrovascular Disease 2,251 2.9%
7 Congenital Abnomalities 2,182 2.8%
8 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 2,006 2.6%
9 Diabetes mellitus 1,895 2.4%
10 Panic disorder 1,851 2.4%
11 Bipolar disorder 1,717 2.2%
12 Schizophrenia 1,625 2.1%
13 PTSD 1,251 1.6%
14 Maternal Conditions 1,178 1.5%
15 STD's excluding HIV 1,157 1.5%
16 Road Traffic Accidents 1,115 1.4%
17 Rheumatoid arthritis 958 1.2%
18 Drug use 925 1.2%
19 Cirrhosis of the liver 918 1.2%
20 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 865 1.1%
  Sub-total 57,910 73.8%