Table 3

All-cause mortality under 65 years and “avoidable” mortality in Taiwan from 1971 to 2008, females
Cause 1971~1975 1976~1980 1981~1985 1986~1990 1991~1995 1996~2000 2001~2005 2006~2008 % change
ASMR % ASMR % ASMR % ASMR % ASMR % ASMR % ASMR % ASMR %
All causes 596 100 539.2 100 372 100 219.1 100 173.2 100 156.3 100 146.7 100 130.9 100 78
Injuries 40.1 6.7 44.3 8.2 41.5 11.2 38.6 17.6 34.3 19.8 30.1 19.3 24.6 16.8 21.7 16.6 45.9
Breast cancer 9.2 1.5 10.3 1.9 9.6 2.6 10.9 5 13.2 7.6 15.6 10 18.9 12.9 19.3 14.7 -109.8
Lung cancer 20.3 3.4 23 4.3 19.9 5.3 17.1 7.8 17 9.8 18.4 11.8 21.6 14.7 21.8 16.7 -7.4
Ischemic heart disease 31.3 5.3 40.1 7.4 29.1 7.8 17 7.8 12.5 7.2 9.1 5.8 9.2 6.3 7.8 6 75.1
Hypertension and cerebrovascular disease 345.1 57.9 341.8 63.4 210 56.5 84.4 38.5 48.3 27.9 32.5 20.8 28 19.1 21.7 16.6 93.7
Cervical cancer 9.5 1.6 10.2 1.9 8.7 2.3 7.7 3.5 8.1 4.7 7.1 4.5 6.1 4.2 4.4 3.4 53.7
Hodgkin's disease 0.2 0 0.1 0 0.1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
Ulcers 15.7 2.6 10.1 1.9 5.6 1.5 1.4 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4 96.8
Asthma 5.4 0.9 1.4 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 96.3
Gallbladder disease 1.7 0.3 1.6 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 88.2
Maternal mortality 2.1 0.4 1.3 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 95.2
Tuberculosis 25.4 4.3 14 2.6 6.1 1.6 2.4 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 98.8
Hernia 0.1 0 0.1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
Uterine cancer 11.6 1.9 9.9 1.8 6 1.6 2.9 1.3 1.6 0.9 1.1 0.7 1.5 1 1.7 1.3 85.3
Appendicitis 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
“Avoidable” causes 518.3 87 508.6 94.3 339 91.1 183.7 83.8 138.1 79.7 116.4 74.5 111.8 76.2 99.7 76.2 80.8
Deaths amenable to medical care 457.9 76.8 441.3 81.8 277.6 74.6 128 58.4 86.8 50.1 67.9 43.4 65.6 44.7 56.2 42.9 87.7
Deaths amenable to public health 60.4 10.1 67.3 12.5 61.4 16.5 55.7 25.4 51.3 29.6 48.5 31.0 46.2 31.5 43.5 33.2 28.0
Other causes 77.7 13 30.6 5.7 33 8.9 35.4 16.2 35.1 20.3 39.9 25.5 34.9 23.8 31.2 23.8 59.8

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