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Table 9 Distribution of burden of disease (DALYs) by age group and sex, US, 1996

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

Total Males Females
Age Group DALYs % of total DALYs % of total DALYs % of total
0–4 years 2,123,767 6.4% 1,164,600 6.5% 959,167 6.3%
5–14 years 1,136,989 3.4% 623,416 3.5% 513,573 3.4%
15–24 years 3,884,235 11.7% 2,279,895 12.8% 1,604,340 10.5%
25–44 years 8,364,608 25.3% 4,800,710 26.9% 3,563,898 23.4%
45–64 years 8,478,954 25.6% 4,754,166 26.6% 3,724,788 24.5%
65–74 years 4,710,335 14.2% 2,455,407 13.7% 2,254,928 14.8%
75 years and over 4,391,323 13.3% 1,782,198 10.0% 2,609,125 17.1%
Total 33,090,212   17,860,393   15,229,819