Noncommunicable diseases: Luxembourg profile 2014

Date de parution
juillet 2014
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) [World Health Organization (WHO)]
Noncommunicable diseases: Luxembourg profile 2014
Langue: Anglais
pdf, 26 Ko, 1 pages
[Maladies non transmissibles: profil du Luxembourg 2014]
This profile from Luxembourg includes details of what proportion of deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases. Using graphs in a page presentation format, it provides information on prevalence, trends in metabolic risk factors (cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and blood sugar) alongside data on the country's capacity to tackle the diseases.
Noncommunicable diseases are the top cause of death worldwide, killing more than 36 million people in 2008. Cardiovascular diseases were responsible for 48% of these deaths, cancers 21%, chronic respiratory diseases 12%, and diabetes 3%.
  • Dernière modification le 28-09-2015