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TABLE 2A-8 Cause-of-Death Contributions to Gap in e50 in 2004*

 

AUS

CAN

DNK

ESP

FRA

Females

Cardiovascular diseases

0.7

0.9

0.1

0.8

1.6

Heart diseases

0.9

0.8

0.5

0.9

1.4

Cerebrovascular & other circulatory diseases

−0.1

0.1

−0.4

−0.1

0.2

Cancers

0.3

−0.2

−0.9

0.8

0.5

Lung cancer

0.4

0.0

−0.1

0.6

0.6

Other smoking-related cancers

0.0

0.0

−0.2

0.1

0.0

Breast cancer

0.0

0.0

−0.2

0.1

−0.1

Other cancers

−0.1

−0.1

−0.4

0.0

−0.1

Respiratory diseases

0.3

0.3

−0.2

0.4

0.7

Mental disorders/nervous system/sense organs

0.2

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.1

Ill-defined causes

0.1

0.0

−0.4

−0.1

−0.4

Other remaining causes

0.6

0.3

0.0

0.4

0.4

External causes

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.1

−0.1

Infectious diseases

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

Diabetes mellitus

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

Digestive diseases

0.1

0.0

−0.2

0.0

0.0

Genitourinary diseases

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

All else

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

Total gap in e50

2.2

1.4

−1.3

2.3

2.8

Males

Cardiovascular diseases

0.9

0.8

0.0

0.9

1.2

Heart diseases

1.0

0.8

0.5

1.1

1.3

Cerebrovascular & other circulatory diseases

−0.1

0.0

−0.5

−0.2

0.0

Cancers

0.0

−0.1

−0.7

−0.5

−0.7

Lung cancer

0.3

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

Other smoking-related cancers

0.0

0.0

−0.2

−0.2

−0.2

Prostate cancer

−0.1

0.0

−0.2

0.0

−0.1

Other cancers

−0.2

−0.2

−0.3

−0.3

−0.5

Respiratory diseases

0.3

0.2

0.0

−0.1

0.4

Mental disorders/nervous system/sense organs

0.2

0.0

−0.2

0.1

0.0

Ill-defined causes

0.0

0.0

−0.4

−0.1

−0.4

Other remaining causes

0.6

0.4

0.1

0.3

0.2

External causes

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

−0.1

Infectious diseases

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

Diabetes mellitus

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.2

Digestive diseases

0.1

0.0

−0.2

−0.2

−0.1

Genitourinary diseases

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.1

All else

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

Total gap in e50

2.1

1.3

−1.2

0.6

0.7

NOTE: AUS = Australia, CAN = Canada, DNK = Denmark, ESP = Spain, FRA = France, GBR = United Kingdom, ITA = Italy, JPN = Japan, NLD = the Netherlands.

*Based on data from 2003 for Italy.

aBased on the simple mean across countries.

bData for various countries are aggregated before calculating death rates; thus, the results represent a weighted mean.

SOURCES: Calculations by authors based on data from the Human Mortality Database and the World Health Organization Mortality Database.



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