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SA Burden of Disease Study - Disease burden by disease category

Disability adjusted life years (DALY) by disease category

This graph shows the breakdown of the total burden of disease and injury in South Australia.

Disability adjusted life years by disease groups

Years lost to disability (YLD) by disease category

This chart shows the composition of the burden of illness in South Australia. Nervous system and sense organ disorders, closely followed by mental disorders (compare this with the mortality burden below).

Years lost to disability by disease groups

Years of life lost (YLL) by disease category

This breakdown of the burden of premature death is strikingly different to the burden of illness shown in the previous graph. Cardiovascular disease and malignant neoplasms between them account for well over half the mortality burden in South Australia.

Years of life lost by disease groups

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