Saturday, May 16, 2009

Eight Most Deadly Infectious Diseases 1990 vs. 2004

Eight Most Deadly Infectious Diseases 1990 vs. 2004


Developed/Developing

Eight Most Deadly Infectious Diseases
1990 vs. 2004

DiseaseCauseCases/yr 1990Deaths/yr 1990Deaths/yr 2004
Respiratory infections*Fungi, Bacteria, viruses1 billion4.7 million3.9 million
Diarrheas**Bacteria, viruses, protozoa1.8 billion3.1 million1.8 million
TuberculosisBacterium9 million3.1 million1.5 million
MalariaSporozoan110 million2.6 million1.3 million
AIDSHIV Virus5.6 million4 million ?2.8 million
MeaslesVirus200 million1 million0.6 million
Hepatitus BVirus200 million1 million0.1 million
TetanusBacterium1 million½ million0.2 million
Creutzfeldt-JakobMCDPrions6 thousand?n.l.
* includes pneumonia, influenza, and whooping cough
** includes amoebic dysentery, cryptosporidiosis, and gastroenteritis
Catastrophies accidental death
2004 http://www.who.int/whr/2004/annex/en/index.html

"Adult" Causes of Death, 1999, Global


www.uky.edu/Classes/PHI/350/cod.htm

United States (1994) Developed Regions (1990) Developing Regions (1990)
1Heart DiseaseHeart DiseaseLower Respiratory Infections
2Cancer CerebrovascularHeart Disease
3CerebrovascularTrachea, BronchusCerebrovascular & Lung Cancer
4COPD Lower Respiratory InfectionsDiarrheal Diseases
5AccidentsCOPDConditions During Perinatal Period
6 Pneumnia & Flu Colon & Rectum CancerTuberculosis
7DiabetesStomach CancerCOPD
8AIDSTraffic AccidentsMeasles
9SuicideSelf-inflictedMalaria
10Liver, CirrhosisDiabetesTraffic Accidents
COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Infectious Diseases, 1890-1994, USA


www.cdc.gov/

Year 2020 Projection (Global)

www.cia.gov/cia/reports/nie/report/nie99-17d.html
1990 rankCause of death2020 rank
1Lower respiratory infections6
2Diarrheal diseases9
3Conditions arising during perinatal period11
4Unipolar major depression2
5Ischemic heart disease1
6Cerebrovascular disease4
7Tuberculosis7
8Measles25
9Road traffic deaths3
10Congenital abnormalities13
11Malaria24
12Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease5
13Falls19
14Iron-deficiency anemia39
15Protein-energy malnutrition37
16War8
17Self-inflicted injuries14
19Violence12
28HIV10
33Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers15



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