Quantifying environmental health impacts

Global estimates of burden of disease caused by the environment and occupational risks

Lead

Attributable mortality for lead by WHO subregion, 2000

Attributable mortality per 100 000 people for lead by WHO subregion, 2000

Attributable DALYs for lead by WHO subregion, 2000

Attributable DALYs per 100 000 people for lead by WHO subregion, 2000

Selected population attributable fractions for lead, by sex and level of development (% DALYs), 2000a


1 1 2 2 3 3
World World World 4 4 5 5 6 6
Males Females Both sexes Males Females Males Females Males Females
Cerebrovascular disease 4% 2% 3% 4% 3% 3% 2% 4% 2%
Hypertensive heart disease 6% 3% 5% 8% 4% 5% 3% 6% 3%
Ischaemic heart disease 3% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 2% 3% 1%
Other cardiovascular disease 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%

1:High mortality developing; 2: Low mortality developing; 3: Developed; 4: (AFR-D, AFR-E, AMR-D, EMR-D, SEAR-D); 5: (AMR-B, EMR-B, SEAR-B, WPR-B); 6: (AMR-A, EUR-A, EUR-B, EUR-C, WPR-A)

Results based on the World Health Report 2002

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