TABLE 1

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) deaths, total population and age-standardised COPD mortality rates by region and year

Region19902010Expected COPD deaths in 2010#
COPD deathsPopulationAge-standardised COPD mortality per 100 000COPD deathsPopulationAge-standardised COPD mortality per 100 000
Asia-Pacific30 07569 100  0009145 04195 700 0005572 297
Asia
 Central17 21016 000 00024915 93423 600 00016623 696
 East1 430 132314 000 0001044967 505563 000 0004192 500 856
 South874 239233 000 0009801 009 473418 000 0006391 591 997
 Southeast77 56795 800 000213121 999183 000 000185148 331
Australasia73577 660 514175877312 000 00010413 669
Caribbean41787 459 902110652512 500 0001056873
Europe
 Central43 51347 600 00018038 07657 000 00011061 533
 Eastern97 35888 300 00024660 06398 700 000125121 998
 Western152 394168 000 000142169 312218 000 00098229 961
Latin America
 Andean29747 878 51299529414 400 000826358
 Central24 60432 500 00018047 78965 500 00016547 131
 Southern10 34015 400 00013815 75622 400 00012117 562
 Tropical34 09034 500 00025654 32065 800 00018475 753
North Africa/  Middle East29 99756 100 00013746 593114 000 00010860 998
North America105 704106 000 000163167 299158 000 000159157 969
Oceania10671 010 72332414831 881 7342482004
Sub-Saharan Africa
 Central75929 093 840237999215 300 00019212 900
 East18 25934 800 00014321 01460 400 0009433 310
 Southern81709 741 673251962516 500 00016715 178
 West18 23836 000 00014416 01159 000 0007531 543
Total2 995 0581 390 000 0005442 837 8772 280 000 0002915 231 916
  • Data are presented as n. #: calculated as the number of deaths expected in 2010 if the population had been the same as in 1990 in terms of age and sex; : high income.