Magazine article World Health Report

Annex Table 9 Attributable Mortality by Risk Factor, Level of Development and Sex, 2000 (A)

Magazine article World Health Report

Annex Table 9 Attributable Mortality by Risk Factor, Level of Development and Sex, 2000 (A)

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Annex Table 9 Attributable mortality by risk factor, level of development and sex, 2000 (a)                                                High mortality                                            developing countries                                             AFR-D, AFR-E, AMR-D,                                               EMR-D, SEAR-D                                              Males      Females                                             (000)        (000)  Childhood and maternal undernutrition   Underweight                                1 734       1 697   Iron deficiency                              302         381   Vitamin A deficiency                         314         420   Zinc deficiency                              383         373  Other diet-related risks and physical inactivity   Blood pressure                             1 017         954   Cholesterol                                  682         723   Overweight                                   150         250   Low fruit and vegetable intake               491         437   Physical inactivity                          312         285  Sexual and reproductive health risks   Unsafe sex                                 1 284       1 383   Lack of contraception                        ...         132  Addictive substances   Tobacco                                    1 031         185   Alcohol                                      356          72   Illicit drugs                                 66          14  Environmental risks   Unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene         792         746   Urban air pollution                          119         101   Indoor smoke from solid fuels                490         549   Lead exposure                                 60          33   Climate change                                73          75  Occupational risks   Risk factors for injury                      141           9   Carcinogens                                   19           4   Airborne particulates                         40           3   Ergonomic stressors                            0           0   Noise                                          0           0  Other selected risks to health   Unsafe health care injections                154         113   Childhood sexual abuse                        19          21                                                Low mortality                                            developing countries                                                 AMR-B, EMR-B,                                               SEAR-B, WPR-B                                              Males      Females                                             (000)        (000)  Childhood and maternal undernutrition   Underweight                                  156         142   Iron deficiency                               65          75   Vitamin A deficiency                          20          25   Zinc deficiency                               15          14  Other diet-related risks and physical inactivity   Blood pressure                             1 091       1 115   Cholesterol                                  434         416   Overweight                                   361         415   Low fruit and vegetable intake               432         354   Physical inactivity                          240         236  Sexual and reproductive health risks   Unsafe sex                                    71          92   Lack of contraception                        . … 
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