Table 21.1Deaths and DALYs from Deaths Attributable to All Causes and to Malaria by WHO Region, 2000

Deaths, 2000DALYs from deaths, 2000
All causesMalariaAll causesMalaria
RegionPopulationThousandsPercentThousandsPercentMalaria deaths as a percent-age of all deathsThousandsPercentThousandsPercentMalaria DALYs as a percentage of all DALYs
World6,122,21156,554100.01,124100.02.001,467,257100.042,279100.02.90
Africa655,47610,68118.996385.79.00357,88424.436,01285.210.10
Americas837,9675,91110.51<0.10.02145,2179.91080.20.07
Eastern493,0914,1567.3554.91.30136,2219.32,0504.81.50
Mediterranean
Europe874,1789,70317.2<1<0.1<0.010151,22310.3200.040.01
Southeast Asia1,559,81014,46725.6958.50.70418,84428.53,6808.70.90
Western Pacific1,701,68911,63620.6100.9<0.09257,86817.64091.00.20

Percentages may not add up to 100 percent because of rounding.

From: Chapter 21, Conquering Malaria

Cover of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries
Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition.
Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al., editors.
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