TABLE A.1 Number of Diagnoses by Major Disease and Year, 1998-2004 (in millions)

Disease

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Infectious diseases

25.1

23.8

24.5

26.2

26.1

26.0

23.9

Neoplasms

17.2

16.9

17.2

18.9

20.7

20.6

20.1

Endocrine, nutritional, and related diseases

47.1

50.2

55.0

60.8

64.7

67.7

75.6

Diseases of the blood

3.1

3.3

3.9

4.2

4.2

4.1

4.2

Mental disorders

40.7

38.2

39.8

45.7

54.5

56.0

59.7

Diseases of the nervous system

85.5

79.1

76.9

81.7

82.6

86.6

88.2

Diseases of the circulatory system

65.7

65.1

68.8

72.4

80.0

83.6

87.5

Diseases of the respiratory system

175.6

172.7

168.9

183.2

179.1

184.4

177.4

Diseases of the digestive system

79.1

82.1

82.7

83.4

90.4

93.8

92.2

Diseases of the genitourinary system

34.7

35.3

38.0

40.8

41.3

41.8

41.3

Complications of pregnancy

13.7

14.6

16.9

18.4

18.0

19.0

18.8

Diseases of the skin

27.4

25.8

28.2

31.4

31.6

30.9

29.2

Diseases of the musculoskeletal system

75.9

75.8

76.4

86.3

96.6

99.6

102.6

Congenital anomalies

2.3

1.6

1.6

1.7

1.7

1.8

1.9

Certain conditions in the perinatal period

0.4

0.5

0.8

0.8

0.9

1.1

0.9

Injury and poisoning

64.3

60.1

60.8

64.7

66.1

68.0

68.5

Other conditions

64.2

66.6

71.3

79.2

81.7

83.4

83.7

SOURCE: Workshop presentation by Ralph Bradley.



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