Share of years lived with disability among older people globally by disease 2015

Distribution of total years lived with disability worldwide among older people as of 2015, by condition

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 25, 2015
Share of years lived with disability among older people globally by disease 2015 This statistic shows the distribution of total years lived with disability worldwide among older people as of 2015, by condition. Around 26.4 percent of the global health burden among people aged 60 years and over was due to visual impairment.
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Distribution of total years lived with disability worldwide among older people as of 2015, by condition

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Share of total years lived with disability
Visual impairment26.4%
Dementia13.1%
Hearing loss11.1%
Musculoskeletal disorders9.6%
Mental disorders6%
Chronic respiratory5%
Heart disease4%
Diabetes/endocrine3.9%
Stroke3.8%
Cancer2.2%
Digestive disorders1.9%
Genitourinary disorders0.7%
Share of total years lived with disability
Visual impairment26.4%
Dementia13.1%
Hearing loss11.1%
Musculoskeletal disorders9.6%
Mental disorders6%
Chronic respiratory5%
Heart disease4%
Diabetes/endocrine3.9%
Stroke3.8%
Cancer2.2%
Digestive disorders1.9%
Genitourinary disorders0.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 25, 2015
This statistic shows the distribution of total years lived with disability worldwide among older people as of 2015, by condition. Around 26.4 percent of the global health burden among people aged 60 years and over was due to visual impairment.
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