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Table 3 Country NCD mortality and metabolic risk factor profiles

From: Trade and investment liberalization and Asia’s noncommunicable disease epidemic: a synthesis of data and existing literature

Countries (ranked by descending GNI per capita) Total deaths from NCDs (000 s) (2008) (1) NCD death rates per 100,000*(2008) (1) Mortality by cause (% of total deaths, all ages) (1, 2) (2014) Metabolic/behavioural risk factors, prevalence (%) (2008) (1)
CMPM NCDs NCDs in those <60 years old (2008) CVD Cancer CRD Diabetes Tobacco use* Over-weight*‡ Obesity*‡ Raised blood pressure Raised blood glucose
M F Both sexes M F M F M F M F M F M F
Singapore 10.1 7.8 17.9 372 239 19 76 22 31 30 3 1 24 4 34 26 7 7 40 34 8 6
Japan 473.2 435.5 908.8 337 178 13 79 9 29 30 7 1 34 11 30 19 6 4 47 41 9 7
Brunei Darussalam 0.5 0.5 1.0 534 489 9 80 36 34 17 7 11 32 4 36 25 9 7 33 23 9 6
South Korea 112.3 96.7 209.0 465 247 8 79 19 25 30 5 4 50 5 34 29 7 8 33 28 7 6
Malaysia 50.4 39.1 89.5 606 436 16 73 31 36 15 7 3 41 2 42 46 10 17 37 32 11 10
China 4324.0 3675.4 7998.8 665 495 5 87 20 45 23 11 2 49 2 26 25 5 7 40 36 10 9
Thailand 227.1 191.3 418.4 792 541 18 71 29 29 17 9 4 36 2 27 37 5 12 36 32 7 7
Indonesia 582.3 481.7 1064.0 757 538 22 71 31 37 13 5 6 53 3 16 26 3 7 39 36 6 7
Philippines 175.7 133.9 309.5 712 483 25 67 41 33 10 5 6 35 8 25 28 5 8 35 30 6 6
India 2967.6 2273.8 5241.4 782 571 28 60 35 26 7 13 2 25 2 10 12 1 2 33 32 10 10
Vietnam 208.1 222.0 430.1 687 508 16 73 23 33 18 7 3 40 1 10 11 1 2 36 30 7 7
Laos 12.1 11.7 23.8 849 689 43 48 36 22 11 5 2 41 3 10 16 1 4 34 30 --- ---
Cambodia 31.1 25.5 56.6 958 592 37 52 47 24 13 4 2 42 3 11 13 2 3 31 25 4 5
Myanmar 125.8 116.6 242.5 737 570 30 59 29 25 11 9 3 32 10 13 23 2 6 41 37 5 7
Total 17011.03  
  1. CMPM = Communicable, maternal, peri-natal and malnutrition related; CRD = Chronic respiratory diseases; CVD = Cardiovascular diseases; *= age-standardised; †= 15 years and older, currently smoking any tobacco product; ‡= 20 years and older; §= systolic blood pressure ≥ 140 OR diastolic blood pressure ≥ 90 OR on medication for raised blood pressure; ¶= 25 years and older, raised fasting blood glucose (≥7.0 mmol/L or on medication); Data sources: 1 = WHO Global Health Data Repository; 2 = WHO NCD country profiles (2014).