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Table 5 Rank changes, by cause (bolded if cause breaks into top 15), 2005

From: Improving the public health utility of global cardiovascular mortality data: the rise of ischemic heart disease

   Ischemic heart disease rank Hypertensive heart disease rank COPD rank
Japan Males 3 --> 1 46 --> 46 12 --> 12
  Females 2 --> 1 38 --> 38 32 --> 16
France Males 2 --> 1 46 --> 46 12 --> 12
  Females 2 --> 1 28 --> 28 25 --> 16
Argentina Males 1 --> 1 24 --> 10 7 --> 6
  Females 3 --> 1 16 --> 6 18 --> 11
South Africa Males 5 --> 4 16 --> 12 7 --> 7
  Females 9 --> 5 11 --> 10 13 --> 12
  1. ***Ranks of GBD-level causes by age-adjusted death rate in the pre- and post-heart failure redistribution datasets