Vietnam - Cause of death

Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions (% of total)

Definition: Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions include infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.

Source: Derived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.

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Year Value
2008 16.37

Cause of death, by injury (% of total)

Definition: Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Injuries include unintentional and intentional injuries.

Source: Derived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.

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Year Value
2008 9.04

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases (% of total)

Definition: Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Non-communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.

Source: Derived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.

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Year Value
2008 74.58

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality