Table 36.1Contribution of Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary System to the Global Burden of Disease by Gender and Region (thousands)

Gender and regionPopulationDeathsDisability-adjusted life yearsYears lived with disabilityYears of life lost
East Asia and the Pacific1,850,7752335,4001,8583,530
Europe and Central Asia447,180531,417623793
Latin America and the Caribbean526,138701,667779888
Middle East and North Africa309,762571,283460823
South Asia1,387,8731563,9911,3732,619
Sub-Saharan Africa667,6631072,6231,0461,576

From: Chapter 36, Diseases of the Kidney and the Urinary System

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