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Table 2 Twenty leading causes of DALY (thousands), Thai men, 1999 and 2004

From: Burden of disease in Thailand: changes in health gap between 1999 and 2004

   1999 2004
ranks Diseases DALYs % of total DALY rates YLLs/DALYs DALYs % of total DALY rates YLLs/DALYs
1 HIV/AIDS 960 17.2 32.3 0.98 652 11.5 21.1 0.97
2 Traffic accidents 511 9.2 17.2 0.93 591 10.4 19.1 0.93
3 Stroke 268 4.8 9.0 0.89 337 5.9 10.9 0.84
4 Alcohol dependence/harmful use 131 2.3 4.4 0.18 333 5.9 10.8 0.05
5 Liver cancer 248 4.4 8.3 0.99 280 4.9 9.1 0.99
6 Ischaemic heart disease 164 2.9 5.5 0.94 184 3.2 5.9 0.91
7 COPD 157 2.8 5.3 0.71 183 3.2 5.9 0.68
8 Diabetes 168 3.0 5.7 0.54 181 3.2 5.8 0.56
9 Cirrhosis 118 2.1 4.0 0.97 145 2.5 4.7 0.97
10 Depression 96 1.7 3.2 0.00 137 2.4 4.4 0.00
11 Bronchus & Lung cancer 106 1.9 3.6 0.98 111 2.0 3.6 0.99
12 Homicide and violence 156 2.8 5.3 0.98 108 1.9 3.5 0.87
13 Deafness 94 1.7 3.1 0.00 108 1.9 3.5 0.00
14 Suicides 148 2.7 5.0 1.00 107 1.9 3.4 0.99
15 Lower respiratory tract infections 83 1.5 2.8 0.86 105 1.8 3.4 0.95
16 Tuberculosis 94 1.7 3.1 0.91 88 1.5 2.8 0.88
17 Asthma 49 0.9 1.7 0.24 87 1.5 2.8 0.13
18 Osteoarthritis 94 1.7 3.2 0.00 86 1.5 2.8 0.00
19 Anaemia 88 1.6 2.9 0.01 85 1.5 2.7 0.00
20 Drownings 99 1.8 3.3 1.00 79 1.4 2.6 1.00
  Group I 1622 29.1 54.5 0.89 1241 21.8 40.1 0.85
  Group II 2925 52.4 98.3 0.61 3379 59.4 109.2 0.57
  Group III 1034 18.5 34.8 0.93 1066 18.7 34.5 0.90
  All causes 5581 100 187.6 0.75 5685 100 183.8 0.69
  1. Note * DALY rate per 1,000 population
  2. Group I: infectious diseases, maternal, peri-natal and nutritional disorders
  3. Group II: non-communicable diseases
  4. Group III: injuries