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Table 2 Estimated years of life lost due to stroke

From: Estimating the lifetime economic burden of stroke according to the age of onset in South Korea: a cost of illness study

Age of stroke onset (years) Life expectancy in general population (years)a Estimated life expectancy in patients with strokeb Years of life lost due to strokec Reduction in life expectancy due to stroke (%)
Male     
45 32.16 16.59 15.57 48.42
55 23.6 9.55 14.05 59.54
65 15.8 5.57 10.23 64.78
75 9.42 2.02 7.40 78.60
85 5.16 0.70 4.46 86.48
Female     
45 38.28 20.66 17.62 46.04
55 28.9 14.61 14.29 49.44
65 19.9 7.29 12.61 63.36
75 11.91 2.56 9.35 78.51
85 6.28 0.75 5.53 88.06
  1. a Data source: Korea National Statistical Office, 2005; b Estimated from Markov cohort simulation; c Years of life lost due to stroke = (life expectancy in general population - estimated life expectancy in patients with stroke).