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Table 2 Age-standardized death rates (ASDR) per 100,000 for both sexes and all age groups with Level 1 and 2 categories, 1990 to 2015

From: National mortality burden due to communicable, non-communicable, and other diseases in Ethiopia, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Causes of death 1990 2015 ASDR % change
All cause 2693.0 (2419.3–2985.2) 1248.0 (860.3–1760.3) −54%
CMNN diseases 1257.1 (1128.3–1395) 445.0 (326.7–600.7) −65%
HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis 267.3 (194.1–338.2) 122.0 (79.9–174.8) −54%
Diarrhea, lower respiratory infection, and other common infectious diseases 674.0 (581.5–789.0) 223.6 (158.0–308.8) −67%
Neglected tropical diseases and malaria 71.7 (38.7–123.0) 6.0 (3.5–9.8) −92
Maternal disorders 47.4 (35.7–62.6) 15.0 (6.3–33.9) −68%
Neonatal disorders 77.5 (66.3–88.3) 36.5 (31.5–41.5) −53%
Nutritional deficiencies 91.1 (62.3–129.2) 27.8 (17.7–40.5) −69%
Other communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases 28 (18.5–40.2) 14.1 (9.2–20.1) −49.6
Non-communicable diseases 1131.6 (981.7–1278.6) 710.9 (468.8–1036.2) −37%
Neoplasms 176.2 (149.8–204.8) 122.5 (74.3–192.4) −31%
Cardiovascular diseases 554.3 (476.0–631.4) 350.0 (232.7–500.7) −37%
Chronic respiratory diseases 81.2 (67.1–95.4) 40.7 (26.4–59.5) −50%
Cirrhosis 64.7 (52.2–76.8) 31.8 (19.2–50.1) −51%
Digestive diseases 86.8 (73.5–101.4) 42.8 (27.9–62.7) −51%
Neurological disorders 38.1 (31.2–45.8) 30.9 (20.5–43.8) −19%
Mental and substance use disorders 4.4 (3.2–6.0) 2.4 (1.3–4.4) −47%
Diabetes, urogenital, blood, and endocrine diseases 97.6 (77.9–125.6) 67.4 (42.8–102.4) −31%
Musculoskeletal disorders 1.0 (0.72–1.4) 0.9 (0.4–1.7) −15%
Other non-communicable diseases 27.2 (19.3–37.8) 21.5 (13.8–29.1) −21%
Injuries 304.3 (222.0–390.1) 92.2 (59.1–140.6) −70%
Transport injuries 41.6 (31.2–53.30) 21.4 (13.4–34.5) −48%
Unintentional injuries 105.7 (85.8–130.0) 50.1 (32.6–73.4) −53%
Self-harm and interpersonal violence 33.3 (24.2–50.5) 20.2 (11.6–35.2) −39%
Forces of nature, war, and legal intervention 123.9 (51.4–205.70) 0.4 (0.1–0.7) 99.7%