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Table 2 Population and non-communicable disease mortality statistics of the age 30–70 group 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 30–70 age groups Males - 30 – 70 age groups Females - 30 – 70 age groups
Year Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDs Death ratea ASMR Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDs Death ratea ASMR Mid-year population Total deaths from 4 NCDs Death ratea ASMR
2001 8037,000b 22,864 2.8 3.1 3950,000b 14,810 3.7 7.8 4087,000b 8054 2.0 4.8
2002 8,070,000 22,779 2.8 1.7 3,927,000 14,870 3.8 4.7 4,143,000 7909 1.9 2.2
2003 8,179,297 23,995 2.9 1.7 3,980,000 15,546 3.9 4.8 4,199,297 8449 2.0 2.3
2004 8,309,920 25,321 3.0 1.8 4,086,766 16,431 4.0 4.9 4,223,153 8890 2.1 2.4
2005 8,399,848 25,410 3.0 1.8 4,132,031 16,307 3.9 4.7 4,267,817 9103 2.1 2.4
2009 8,755,000 29,659 3.4 1.9 4,296,000 18,631 4.3 5.1 4,459,000 11,028 2.5 2.7
2010 8,842,000 29,933 3.4 1.9 4,339,000 18,846 4.3 5.0 4,503,000 11,087 2.5 2.6
  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)