TABLE 1-1 Mortality Rates in 17 Peer Countries, 2008

  Australia Austria Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Italy Japan Netherlands Norway Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland U.K. U.S.
ALL CAUSES 378.0 420.5 401.2 500.8 446.6 397.7 440.6 383.0 349.3 427.3 425.3 467.7 397.7 409.8 371.2 462.1 504.9
Specific causes
Noncommunicable diseases 329.9 372.5 345.8 440.4 377.0 336.4 393.9 342.1 273.0 376.8 363.1 393.9 351.0 3S7.6 323.3 400.5 418.4
Cardiovascular diseasesa 117.2 154.4 118.6 144.6 163.6 99.2 174.9 132.3 97.4 122.4 132.9 148.2 115.7 150.8 123.1 141.7 155.7
Malignant neoplasmsb 118.8 123.6 125.8 157.7 106.5 138.4 127.5 124.2 115.1 147.1 130.3 134.3 122.0 116.4 112.7 137.0 123.8
Other neoplasms 2.9 3.5 2.4 3.6 2.1 5.2 2.8 5.3 3.3 3.6 2.5 2.9 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9
Neuropsychiatric conditionsc 26.2 19.6 28.2 38.8 48.4 34.0 19.5 18.8 11 32.7 32.7 16.1 28.2 34.2 33.5 31.7 39.2
Respiratory diseases 21.6 15.5 22.4 31.2 12.7 13.3 17.3 17.3 15.8 23.9 25.4 25.6 31.1 15.5 13.4 34.4 34.3

• Chronic
obstructive
pulmonary
disease

12.8 12.9 15.4 26.8 9.1 5.4 11.9 11.5 4.0 19.0 20.8 10.5 12.6 11.7 9.9 21.5 24.3

• Asthma

1.2 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.3 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.1 0.9
Digestive diseasesd 13.0 19.4 15.5 29.5 27.2 20.4 25.7 16.4 14.5 17.4 13.7 25.6 21.3 15.1 15.9 26.7 19.8
Diabetes mellitus 9.9 17.4 13.4 12.3 5.5 8.1 11.1 12.4 4.5 10.1 7.4 19.3 9.4 9.2 8.2 5.0 15.2


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