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Table 26 Leading causes of YLD – Asians

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

  ASIAN MALES
Rank Simple cause list YLD % total YLD
  Total YLD 203,229  
1 Unipolar major depression 17,926 8.8%
2 Osteoarthritis 14,029 6.9%
3 COPD 12,431 6.1%
4 Drug use 11,895 5.9%
5 Asthma 11,027 5.4%
6 Congenital Abnomalities 10,408 5.1%
7 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 8,122 4.0%
8 Bipolar disorder 7,862 3.9%
9 Cerebrovascular Disease 7,251 3.6%
10 Schizophrenia 6,679 3.3%
11 Diabetes mellitus 5,516 2.7%
12 Alcohol use 4,539 2.2%
13 Road Traffic Accidents 4,022 2.0%
14 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 3,552 1.7%
15 Panic disorder 2,994 1.5%
16 HIV 2,505 1.2%
17 Epilepsy 2,470 1.2%
18 Falls 2,325 1.1%
19 Ischaemic heart disease 2,234 1.1%
20 Diarrhoeal diseases 2,057 1.0%
  Sub-total 139,843 68.8%
  ASIAN FEMALES
Rank Simple cause list YLD % total YLD
  Total YLD 235,588  
1 Unipolar major depression 36,337 15.4%
2 Osteoarthritis 14,995 6.4%
3 COPD 13,285 5.6%
4 Asthma 12,329 5.2%
5 Congenital Abnomalities 9,018 3.8%
6 Dementia and other degenerative and hereditary CNS disorders 8,896 3.8%
7 Cerebrovascular Disease 8,876 3.8%
8 Panic disorder 7,548 3.2%
9 Diabetes mellitus 7,458 3.2%
10 Bipolar disorder 6,788 2.9%
11 Schizophrenia 6,150 2.6%
12 PTSD 5,654 2.4%
13 STD's excluding HIV 5,275 2.2%
14 Rheumatoid arthritis 4,605 2.0%
15 Maternal Conditions 4,456 1.9%
16 Drug use 3,469 1.5%
17 Obsessive-compulsive disorders 3,347 1.4%
18 Road Traffic Accidents 2,963 1.3%
19 Epilepsy 2,222 0.9%
20 Diarrhoeal diseases 1,745 0.7%
  Sub-total 165,417 70.2%