The Top 5 Leading Causes of Disease for All Ages

  Disease Persons Afflicted
1 Lower Respiratory Infections 94,222,542
2 HIV/AIDS 90,392,283
3 Unipolar Depressive Disorders 64,963,444
4 Diarrhoeal Diseases 62,227,406
5 Meningitis 62,227,406
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Sources:  WHO report: Injury, a leading cause of the global burden of disease 2000

List Notes: All Statistics are reported deaths for the year 2000. This WHO study combines mortality data from national vital registration systems with information obtained from surveys, censuses,epidemiological studies and health service data.
Leading Causes of Disease for All Ages

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