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Table 2 Deaths caused wordwide by specific diseases (× 103)

From: The burden of non communicable diseases in developing countries

Deaths & % Disease 2002 [1] 1990 [8]
Ischaemic heart disease 7000 (12.6%) 6260 (12.4%)
Cerebrovascular disease 5400 (09.6%) 4380 (08.7%)
Lower Respiratory Diseases 3700 (06.6%) 4300 (08.5%)
COPD 2700 (04.8%) 2211 (04.4%)
Cancer(all types) 7100 (12.6%) 6200 (11.2%)
Diabetes 3200 (05.6%) 2400 (05.0%)