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Table 1 Population and non-communicable disease mortality statistics from 2001 to 2010

From: Increase in premature mortality due to non-communicable diseases in Sri Lanka during the first decade of the twenty-first century

  Both sexes - all age groups Males - all age groups Females - all age groups
Year Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDsa Death ratea ASMR Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDs Death rate ASMR Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDs Death rate ASMR
2001 18,797,000b 41,808 2.2 2.1 9359,000b 25,526 2.7 4.8 9438,000b 16,282 1.7 3.7
2002 18,921,000 42,485 2.2 1.4 9,350,000 25,963 2.8 3.7 9,571,000 16,522 1.7 2.1
2003 19,173,083 45,350 2.4 1.5 9,475,000 27,358 2.9 3.9 9,698,083 17,992 1.8 2.3
2004 19,433,360 47,856 2.5 1.6 9,676,883 28,798 3.0 4.0 9,756,478 19,058 1.9 2.4
2005 19,643,474 49,013 2.5 1.6 9,782,497 29,488 3.0 4.0 9,860,977 19,525 1.9 2.4
2009 20,476,000 60,880 3.0 1.8 10,174,000 34,830 3.4 4.4 10,302,000 26,050 2.5 3.0
2010 20,675,000 62,565 3.0 1.8 10,273,000 35,584 3.5 4.4 10,402,000 26,981 2.6 3.0
  1. ASMR Age standardized death rates
  2. aDeath rates per 1000 population bEstimated mid-population (2001 census was done only in 18 districts out of 25)