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Percentage Distribution of Leading Cause Groups of Deaths in India During 1985 to 2004

 

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Percentage Distribution of Leading Cause Groups of Deaths in India During 1985 to 2004
Year Disease
of Circula-
tory System
Certain
Infection
&
Parasitic
Diseases
Injury Poisoning
& certain
Other Conseque-
nces of External Causes
Sympto-
ms, Signs &
Abnormal
Clinical &
Laborat-
ory Find-
ings N.E.C.
Diseases
of Respirat-
ory System
Certain
Conditi-
ons Origin-
ating in
perinatal
Period
Neo
plasms
Diseases of Digestive System Others Total
1985 20.2 21.2 7.9 5.9 7.8 7.6 4.8 7.7 16.9 100
1986 20.2 18.9 10.2 4.9 8.9 12.2 4.5 5.8 14.4 100
1987 20.3 19.2 9.1 11.6 9.6 9.6 3.6 4.3 12.7 100
1988 20.9 19 9.1 14.3 8.3 8.9 3.5 4.1 11.9 100
1989 20.9 17.1 10.2 15.7 7.8 9.4 3.3 3.9 11.7 100
1990 20.6 16.5 13.2 14.4 7.8 9 3.5 4.1 10.9 100
1991 21.1 17 11.2 14.5 8.1 8.7 3.7 4.3 11.4 100
1992 21.3 16.7 11 14.2 7.8 9.1 3.6 4.6 11.7 100
1993 21.6 17.3 11.2 12.6 7.7 9.2 3.6 4.6 12.2 100
1994 21.9 16.7 11.7 13.4 7.4 8.5 3.6 4.5 12.3 100
1995 21.4 16.2 12.1 14.6 7.3 8.2 3.4 4.6 12.2 100
1996 21.7 16.3 12.4 14.1 7.5 7.9 3.3 4.9 11.9 100
1997 22.2 15.7 12.1 14.2 7.1 8.8 3.2 4.8 11.9 100
1998 25.2 16.4 12.1 12.3 7.3 7.9 3.2 4.7 10.9 100
1999 23.8 14.7 13 14.6 7.7 7.5 3.6 4.2 10.9 100
2000 24.3 15.7 11.3 14.2 7 7.8 3.6 4.6 11.5 100
2001 27.5 14.6 11.6 10.8 8.9 6.9 3.7 4.3 11.7 100
2002 27.5 14.2 11.3 10.1 9 7.4 3.7 4.2 12.6 100
2003 26.6 14.4 10.8 10.5 9.6 6.9 3.9 4.3 13 100
2004 27.1 14.5 9.7 11.7 8.3 6.9 4.4 4.2 13.2 100




     Note: Others include the remaining major cause groups

    • Circulatory system : is an organ system that passes nutrients (such as amino acids, electrolytes and lymph), gases, hormones, blood cells, etc. to and from cells in the body to help fight diseases and help stabilize body temperature and pH to maintain homeostasis


    • Parasitic disease is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite
       
    • N.E.C.: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common life threatening surgical and medical emergency affecting the gastrointestinal tract encountered in the neonatal intensive care unit. NEC occurs in 2-5%of all preterm infants although the majority of cases develop in infants less then 36 weeks.
       
    • Respiratory system: is a group of organs and tissues that help you breathe
       
    • Perinatal period is immediately before to after birth period.
       
    • Neoplasms: Any new and abnormal growth. Neoplasms include benign and malignant tumours.



     Source: Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Death(MCCD)-2004, Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi