NVSS, 2005

SIPP, 2001

NHIS, 1996

MEPS, 2005

HCUP, 2005

Leading causes of death

Main causes of disability

Causes of activity limitation

Most costly conditions

Hospital principal diagnoses

1. Diseases of the heart

1. Arthritis or rheumatism

1. Heart disease

1. Heart conditions

1. Newborn infant

2. Malignant neoplasms

2. Back or spine problem

2. Back problems

2. Trauma

2. Hardening of the heart arteries (coronary atherosclerosis)

3. Cerebrovascular diseases

3. Heart trouble / hardening of the arteries

3. Arthritis

3. Cancer

3. Pneumonia

4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases

4. Lung or respiratory problem

4. Asthma

4. Mental disorders

4. Congestive heart failure

5. Accidents (unintentional injuries)

5. Deafness or hearing problem

5. Diabetes

5. Pulmonary conditions

5. Chest pain

6. Diabetes mellitus

6. Limb / extremity stiffness

6. Mental disorders

6. Trauma to vulva (external female genitals) and perineum (area between anus and vagina) due to childbirth

7. Influenza and pneumonia

7. Mental or emotional problem

7. Disorders of the eye

7. Heart attack (acute myocardial infarction)

8. Alzheimer’s disease

8. Diabetes

8. Learning disabilities and mental retardation

8. Cardiac dysrhythmias (irregular heart beat)

9. Nephritis, nephritic syndrome, and nephrosis

9. Blindness or vision problem

9. Cancer

9. Other maternal complications of birth and puerperium (period after childbirth)

10. Septicemia

10. Stroke

10. Visual impairments

 

 

11. Intentional self-harm (suicide)

11. Broken bone/fracture

 

 

 

12. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis

12. Mental retardation

 

 

 

13. Essential (primary) hypertension and hypertensive renal disease

13. Cancer

 

 

 

14. Parkinson’s disease

14. High blood pressure

 

 

 

15. Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

15. Head or spinal cord injury

 

 

 

NOTE: This table was provided to IOM by AHRQ. The information contained in this table may not correspond with all of the information included in the source documents. The IOM does not take responsibility for any inconsistencies.



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