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Table 3 The top 10 disease and injury causes with the highest mortality, YLL, YLD and DALY rates/all ages and both sexes, Iran 2003

From: The burden of disease and injury in Iran 2003

Detailed causes ranked by mortality rates (in 100,000) Detailed causes ranked by YLL rates (in 100,000) Detailed causes ranked by YLD rates (in 100,000) Detailed causes ranked by DALY rates (in 100,000)
Ischemic heart disease 109 Natural disasters(1) 1409 Major depression (2) 852 Road traffic injuries 1963
Natural disasters(1) 61 Road traffic injuries 1259 Mental disorders due to opioid use (3) 735 Natural disasters (1) 1455
Road traffic injuries 48 Ischemic heart disease 771 Road traffic injuries 704 Ischemic heart disease 1310
Cerebrovascular disease 45 Cerebrovascular disease 388 Ischemic heart disease 539 Major depression (2) 904
Hypertension
and its complications
17 Suicide 200 Falls 487 Mental disorders due to opioid use (3) 844
Stomach cancer 12 Premature birth with appropriate weight 192 Low back pain 463 Falls 548
Perinatal diseases due to length of pregnancy 8 Perinatal respiratory and cardiovascular disorders (4) 163 Knee osteoarthritis 438 Cerebrovascular disease 532
Diabetes Mellitus 7 Burns 162 Iron deficiency & other anemias 403 Low back pain 463
COPD (5) 7 Homicide 124 Bipolar disorder 367 Knee osteoarthritis 438
Asthma 7 Premature birth with low weight 116 COPD (5) 306 Iron deficiency & other anemias 405
  1. (1) Natural disasters (exposure to forces of nature) including the Bam earthquake of 26 December 2003; (2) Major depressive disorder; (3) Mental and behavioral disorders due to use of opioids or opioids with multiple drugs; (4) Respiratory and cardiovascular disorders specific to the perinatal period; (5) COPD: Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease