Table 4

Relative importance of avoidable death causes (EC list) for men by time period. Belgium. Standardised YPLL rates/100 000

EC avoidable causes (in decreasing order for Period 1)YPLL (standardised rates/100 000)Ranks   Ratio P4/P1*100
Period 1Period 2Period 3Period 4
Motor vehicle accidents1149.71015.0887.8861.61174.9
Ischaemic heart disease753.8603.5452.6343.82245.6
Malignant neoplasm of the trachea, bronchus and lung366.2370.4355.1316.03386.3
Hypertensive and cerebrovascular disease243.7188.9170.4128.84552.9
Cirrhosis of liver122.2140.0134.6132.754108.6
Congenital cardiovascular anomalies39.226.622.018.26746.4
Hodgkin's disease34.429.813.912.78836.9
Chronic rheumatic heart disease18.
Peptic ulcers18.714.310.38.911947.6
Malignant neoplasm of the testis12.
Malignant neoplasm of the skin (non-melanoma)
Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis3.
Abdominal hernia2.
All causes6051.65537.14919.84697.577.6
Total EC avoidable causes2838.22456.42099.11864.665.7
In % of all causes46.9%44.4%42.7%39.6%