Table 49.3Distribution of DALYs Lost to and Deaths Caused by Down Syndrome, by World Bank Region, 2002

RegionDALYsDeaths
East Asia and the Pacific4,101,6941,328
Europe and Central Asia507,723652
High income countries199,2152,113
Latin America and the Caribbean214,3461,979
Middle East and North Africa347,8981,311
South Asia2,005,76611,336
Sub-Saharan Africa478,8514,967

From: Chapter 49, Learning and Developmental Disabilities

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Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition.
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