Table 32.1Disability-Adjusted Life Years by Cause and Region, 2001 (thousands)

Global total
ConditionBoth sexesMalesFemalesEast Asia and the PacificEurope and Central AsiaLatin America and the CaribbeanMiddle East and North AfricaSouth AsiaSub- Saharan AfricaHigh- income countries
AD and other dementias17,1086,09211,0164,1101,6121,2152921,9554507,468
Epilepsy6,2233,3012,9221,3033547372481,7411,373464
PD2,3251,1241,20243522890813031001,086
Cerebrovascular disease72,02435,48236,54225,83212,6163,9361,94813,1845,1259,354

From: Chapter 32, Neurological Disorders

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.
Washington (DC): World Bank; 2006.
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