TABLE 10-2 Burden of Disease Measured in Disability-Adjusted Life Years, by Sex and Age, Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990 (Dallies, in thousands)

   

Males (age group)

 

Females (age group)

 

Differential in Size of Burden, by Gender (%)

Cause

Both Sexes, All Ages

0–4

5–14

15–44

45–59

60+

All Ages

0–4

5–14

15–44

45–59

60+

All Ages

 

Malaria

31,504

12,346

2,372

1,277

78

24

16,096

11,388

2,466

1,428

95

30

15,407

.3

Schistosomiasis

3,490

163

1,675

444

28

6

2,312

79

833

245

17

5

1,178

49.1

Dracunculiasis

a

 

Lymphatic filariasis

90

40

3

132

45

7

51

61.4

Onchocerciasis

641

4

176

124

66

370

3

128

94

47

272

26.5

African trypanosomiasis

1,782

51

395

362

82

9

899

94

356

371

57

5

883

1.8

Leprosy

227

9

93

9

2

3

116

9

86

10

3

4

111

 

Trachoma

901

168

29

14

210

558

 

79

53

690

Leishmaniasis

583

13

186

90

1

219

12

188

91

2

292

 

a No data.

SOURCE: Murray and Lopez, 1994.



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