|OBSERVATORIO REGIONAL DE SALUD|
|Avoidablle mortality due to Diabetes mellitus|
Avoidable mortality by Diabetes mellitus
Situation: In 2007, 22,000 deaths caused by Diabetes mellitus (8% overall) were considered as avoidable because they occured in people under 50 years old.
In 2007, 22,000 deaths caused by diabetes mellitus (8% overall) were considered as avoidable because they occurred in people under 50 years old. This proportion was higher among males (10%) compared to females (7%). The mortality risk due to diabetes mellitus among males and females was similar in the Region (32.7 and 33.0/100,000 pop. respectively).
:: Non-Communicable Diseases
:: Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Program
:: Leading causes of death
:: Broad causes of death
:: Family of International Classifications
:: International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10)
:: Family of International Classification Network
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization