Leading Causes of Morbidity

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate
5-Year Average (2004-2008) & 2009
Diseases 5-Year Average                 (1955-1959) 2009*
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Respiratory Infection ** - - 1,095,328 1203.0
2. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia 704,606 840.00 557,786 612.6
3. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 576,427 694.40 346,627 380.7
4. Hypertension 406,226 486.00 333,497 366.3
5. Acute Watery Diarrhea 545,362 652.50 322,799 354.5
6. Influenza 367,588 441.20 271,011 297.7
7. Urinary Tract Infection - - 82,867 91.0
8. TB Respiratory 112,302 135.40 73,614 80.9
9. Injuries ** - - 35,396 38.9
10. Acute Febrille Illness *** 14,817 18.40 20,250 22.2
*       reference year
**    ARI was included in the list of notifiable diseases in 2008 only, while UTI and Injuries are new in the list
***  Acute Febrile illness was included in the list of notifiable diseases in 2006 only, 3-year average only

 

MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate
5-Year Average (2003-2007) & 2008
Diseases     5-Year Average                 (1955-1959) 2008*
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Respiratory Infection ** - - 1,647,178 1840.6
2. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia 683,443 837.90 780,199 871.8
3. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 593,284 732.50 519,821 580.8
4. Hypertension 371,467 457.60 499,184 557.8
5. Acute Watery Diarrhea 581,611 712.70 434,445 485.4
6. Influenza 381,371 470.40 362,304 404.8
7. TB Respiratory 111,418 137.30 96,497 107.8
8. Acute Febrille Illness *** 22,225 27.60 35,381 39.5
9. Diseases of the Heart 36,240 44.60 32,541 36.4
10. Chickenpox 29,197 40.40 25,677 28.7
*       reference year
**    Acute respiratory infection was included in the list of notifiable diseases in 2008 only
***  Acute Febrile illness was included in the list of notifiable diseases in 2006 only, 2-year average only

 

                                                                                        

MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate
5-Year Average (2002-2006) & 2007
Diseases       5-Year Average                 (1955-1959) 2007*
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia** 709,265 879.10 605,471 718.0
2. Acute watery diarrhea 618,933 767.40 539,701 640.0
3. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 621,818 775.40 487,302 577.8
4. Hypertension 352,697 439.70 398,538 472.6
5. Influenza 408,326 509.30 349,609 414.6
6. TB Respiratory 111,320 138.90 114,714 136.0
7. Diseases of the Heart 40,421 50.30 31,331 37.2
8. Dengue Fever 16,490 20.50 23,773 28.2
9. Malaria 29,362 36.30 23,207 27.5
10. Chickenpox 37,874 47.20 23,090 27.4
*       reference year
**    Does not include ALRI, Pneumonia cases only from 2000-2002

 

MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate
5-Year Average (2001-2005) & 2006
Diseases        5-Year Average                 (1955-1959) 2006*
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia** 705,736 880.82 670,231 828.8
2. Acute watery diarrhea 673,587 842.88 572,259 707.7
3. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 652,987 815.76 538,990 689.9
4. Hypertension 334,709 416.88 408,460 522.8
5. Influenza 440,328 550.60 339,881 435.0
6. TB Respiratory 106,943 133.30 132,725 169.9
7. Diseases of the Heart 42,133 52.56 38,482 49.3
8. Acute Febrile Illness*** - - 25,400 32.5
9. Malaria 33,014 41.20 22,284 27.6
10. Dengue fever 180,181 22.56 15,279 19.6
*       reference year
**    Does not include ALRI, Pneumonia cases only from 2000-2002
***  Acute Febrile illness was included in the list of notifiable diseases in 2006 only

 

 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (2000-2004) & 2005
Diseases 5-Year Average (1955-1959) 2005
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia** 694,209 884.6 690,566 809.9
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 669,800 854.7 616,041 722.5
3. Acute watery diarrhea 726,211 928.3 603,287 707.6
4. Influenza 459,624 587.0 406,237 476.5
5. Hypertension 314,175 400.5 382,662 448.8
6. TB Respiratory 109,369 139.7 114,360 134.1
7. Diseases of the Heart 43,945 56.1 43,898 51.5
8. Malaria 35,970 46.1 36,090 42.3
9. Chicken Pox 79,236 41.1 30,063 36.3
10. Dengue fever 15,383 19.6 20,107 23.6
*       per 100,000 population        
**    Does not include ALRI, Pneumonia cases only from 2000-2002
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1999-2003) & 2004
Diseases 5-Year Average (1999-2003) 2004
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia** 677,563 875.8 776,562 929.4
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 669,246 866.4 719,982 861.6
3. Acute watery diarrhea 792,479 1027.0 577,518 690.7
4. Influenza 486,481 629.6 379,910 454.7
5. Hypertension 287,368 370.5 342,284 409.6
6. TB Respiratory 117,712 152.6 103,214 123.5
7. Chicken Pox 77,020 38.9 46,779 56.0
8. Diseases of the Heart 49,160 63.8 37,092 44.4
9. Malaria 45,622 59.3 19,894 23.8
10. Dengue fever 14,039 18.1 15,838 19.0
*       per 100,000 population        
**    Pneumonia only from 1999-2002      

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*

5-Year Average (1998-2002) & 2003
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1998-2002) 2003
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia 672,044** 880.4** 674,386 861.2
1. Diarrhea 855,671 1124.4 615,692 786.2
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 675,442 885.7 604,107 771.4
4. Influenza 512,973 673.5 431,216 550.6
5. Hypertension 254,089 330.9 325,390 415.5
6. TB Respiratory 125,588 165.0 92,079 117.6
7. Diseases of the Heart 57,542 75.8 30,398 38.8
8. Malaria 54,084 71.0 28,549 36.5
9. Chicken Pox 31,315 41.2 26,137 33.4
10. Measles 21,745 28.4 25,535 32.6
*       per 100,000 population        
**    Pneumonia only        


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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1997-2001) & 2002
Diseases 5-Year Average (1997-2001) 2002
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Pneumonia 659,544 887.4 734,581 924.0
2. Diarrhea 890,739 1199.0 726,310 913.6
3. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 677,124 909.4 629,968 792.4
4. Influenza 531,024 715.7 484,388 609.3
5. Hypertension** 241,438 317.8 304,690 383.2
6. TB Respiratory 133,989 180.9 114,221 143.7
7. Diseases of the Heart 59,758 80.7 52,237 65.7
8. Malaria 59,935 81.1 39,994 50.3
9. Chicken Pox 38,437 52.3 28,600 36.0
10. Measles 24,462 33.1 24,639 31.0
*       per 100,000 population        
**    included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1998 only, 4-year average only


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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1996-2000) & 2001
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1996-2000) 2001
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrhea 923,332 1262.3 866,411 1111.8
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 658,604 900.4 700,105 898.4
3. Pneumonia 664,981 909.1 632,930 812.2
4. Influenza 543,101 742.5 502,718 645.1
5. Hypertension** 215,744 294.9 279,992 359.3
6. TB Respiratory 141,518 193.5 126,489 162.3
7. Diseases of the Heart 62,673 85.7 52,957 68.0
8. Malaria 65,437 89.5 50,869 65.3
9. Chicken Pox 40,405 55.2 35,306 45.3
10. Measles 26,568 36.3 23,287 29.9
*       per 100,000 population        
**    included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1998 only, 3-year average only
 

 

MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1995-1999) & 2000
Diseases 5-Year Average (1995-1999) 2000
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrhea 917,879 1316.7 866,411 1134.8
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 723,401 1047.3 700,105 917.0
3. Pneumonia 667,826 958.4 632,930 829.0
4. Influenza 592,487 856.6 502,718 658.5
5. Hypertension** 183,620 247.9 279,992 366.7
6. TB Respiratory*** 145,275 203.9 126,489 165.7
7. Diseases of the Heart 78,494 114.4 52,597 69.4
8. Malaria 66,520 95.1 50,869 66.6
9. Chicken Pox 43,394 62.7 35,306 46.2
10. Measles 26,591 38.5 23,287 30.5
*       per 100,000 population        
**    included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1998 only, 2-year average only
***  included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1996 only, 4-year overage only


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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1994-1998) & 1999
Diseases 5-Year Average (1994-1998) 1999
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrhea 1,011,522 1481.4 908,454 1215.4
2. Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis 809,348 1189.7 717,214 959.5
3. Pneumonia 651,306 950.9 693,334 927.6
4. Influenza 657,769 964.0 514,198 687.9
5. Hypertension** 158,992 217.2 208,248 278.6
6. TB Respiratory*** 145,389 207.2 144,932 193.9
7. Malaria 64,612 93.6 68,155 91.2
8. Diseases of the Heart 94,241 138.5 63,167 84.5
9. Chicken Pox 51,744 75.3 35,699 47.8
10. Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever 16,543 24.1 17,675 23.6
*       per 100,000 population        
**    included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1998 only
***  included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1996 only

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1993-1997) & 1998
         
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1993-1997) 1998
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrhea 1,092,233 1604.7 931,655 1273.7
2. Pneumonia 616,182 904.9 646,789 884.2
3. Bronchitis 862,938 1276.6 635,089 868.2
4. Influenza 666,950 983.5 563,674 770.6
5. Hypertension** - - 158,992 217.4
6. TB Respiratory*** 152,356 221.1 131,456 179.7
7. Diseases of the Heart 102,188 151.6 72,309 9885.0
8. Malaria 60,342 88.4 70,859 96.9
9. Dengue 17,219 25.3 44,532 60.9
10. Chicken Pox 59,277 87.1 32,613 44.6
*       per 100,000 population        
**    included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1998 only
***  included in the list of notifiable diseases since 1996 only

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1992-1996) & 1997
Diseases 5-Year Average (1992-1996) 1997
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheas 1,124,395 1693.8 899,409 1257.0
2. Pneumonias 565,687 851.7 672,681 940.2
3. Bronchitis 890,672 1341.7 637,905 891.6
4. Influenza 654,496 985.1 574,748 803.3
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  149,963 225.1 240,509 336.1
6. Malaria 55,815 83.9 69,248 96.8
7. Chicken Pox 59,109 88.9 64,065 89.5
8. Diseases of the Heart 103,600 156.1 63,794 89.2
9. Measles 51,548 77.1 37,857 5291.0
10. Dengue H-Fever 16,405 24.5 13,290 18.6
*     per 100,000 population        

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1991-1995) & 1996
Diseases 5-Year Average (1955-1959) 1996
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheal Diseases 1,120,890 1682.1 1,010,731 1494.2
2. Pneumonias 484,955 727.8 679,172 1004.1
3. Bronchitis 948,463 1423.3 602,708 891.0
4. Influenza 635,045 953.0 560,168 828.1
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  120,513 180.9 165,453 244.6
6. Malaria 51,956 78.0 68,056 100.6
7. Diseases of the Heart 104,135 156.3 61,139 90.4
8. Measles 51,586 774.0 35,390 52.3
9. Chicken Pox 60,822 91.3 34,344 50.8
10. Dengue Fever 15,554 23.3 15,571 23.0
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1990-1994) & 1995
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1990-1994) 1995
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 938,594 1436.9 1,029,796 1618.3
2. Diarrheal Diseases 1,151,790 1763.2 860,005 1384.5
3. Influenza 593,591 908.7 752,040 1181.8
4. Pneumonias 398,758 610.4 666,934 1048.1
5. Accidents 141,077 216.0 171,647 269.7
6. Diseases of the Heart 97,600 149.4 132,367 208.0
7. Tuberculosis All Forms  148,845 227.9 120,570 189.5
8. Malaria 55,424 84.8 56,285 88.5
9. Chicken Pox 57,257 87.7 51,006 80.2
10. Malignant Noeplasms 57,257 87.7 51,006 80.2
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 

                            

MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1989-1993) & 1994
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1989-1993) 1994
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheal Diseases 1,011,922 1611.9 1,376,669 2006.1
2. Bronchitis 887,935 1414.4 1,146,951 1671.3
3. Influenza 440,229 701.3 840,611 1224.9
4. Pneumonias 281,263 448.0 610,731 890.0
5. Accidents** 128,866 205.3 211,288 307.9
6. Tuberculosis All Forms  156,456 249.2 167,763 244.5
7. Diseases of the Heart 87,786 139.8 141,594 206.3
8. Varicella 35,502 56.2 76,553 111.6
9. Measles 57,386 91.4 59,041 86.0
10. Malaria 67,612 107.7 58,615 85.4
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1988-1992) & 1993
Diseases 5-Year Average (1988-1992) 1993
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheal Diseases 872,469 1371.4 1,337,449 1996.7
2. Bronchitis 859,135 1350.5 903,508 1348.9
3. Influenza 573,616 901.7 609,471 909.9
4. Pneumonias 269,289 423.3 470,574 702.5
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  161,269 253.5 159,049 237.5
6. Accidents** 118,609 186.4 162,087 242.0
7. Diseases of the Heart 80,656 126.8 111,874 167.0
8. Measles 54,396 85.5 85,345 127.4
9. Varicella 32,413 50.9 71,317 106.5
10. Malaria 80,646 126.8 49,506 73.9
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1987-1991) & 1992
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1987-1991) 1992
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheal Diseases 986,474 1634.1 1,037,121 1587.3
2. Bronchitis 833,611 1380.9 770,396 1179.1
3. Influenza 570,610 373.9 510,190 780.8
4. Pneumonias 225,712 945.2 401,025 613.8
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  166,621 276.0 136,981 209.6
6. Accidents** 114,449 189.6 135,247 207.0
7. Diseases of the Heart 82,293 136.3 71,027 108.7
8. Varicella 21,215 35.1 62,327 95.4
9. Measles 59,861 99.2 54,570 83.5
10. Malaria 95,543 158.3 46,614 71.3
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1986-1990) & 1991
         
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1986-1990) 1991
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Diarrheal Diseases 3,424,655 6281.0 999,725 1702.5
2. Bronchitis 3,879,246 7114.7 891,662 1518.5
3. Influenza 2,787,850 5113.1 462,915 788.3
4. Pneumonias 1,043,256 1913.4 275,513 469.2
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  847,959 1555.2 123,291 210.0
6. Accidents** 615,130 1128.2 63,001 107.3
7. Diseases of the Heart 432,452 793.1 57,530 98.0
8. Malaria 558,668 1024.6 43,200 73.6
9. Varicella 36,332 66.6 42,864 73.0
10. Measles 323,506 593.3 35,173 59.9
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1985-1989) & 1990
Diseases 5-Year Average (1985-1989) 1990
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 697,023 1215.0 980,557 1580.3
2. Diarrheal Diseases 619,588 1080.0 943,580 1520.7l
3. Influenza 538,126 938.0 544,768 878.0
4. Pneumonias 202,539 353.0 235,947 380.3
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  172,732 301.1 152,688 246.1
6. Accidents** 115,615 201.5 133,737 215.5
7. Diseases of the Heart 80,600 140.5 99,688 160.7
8. Malaria 121,403 211.6 73,625 118.7
9. Measles 68,705 119.8 42,938 69.2
10. Malignant Neoplasms 28,233 49.2 33,702 54.3
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1984-1988) & 1989
Diseases 5-Year Average (1984-1988) 1989
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 639,729 1142.6 893,550 1486.8
2. Influenza 474,151 846.8 773,802 1287.5
3. Diarrheal Diseases 574,854 1026.7 741,733 1234.2
4. Pneumonias 194,847 348.0 232,056 386.1
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  161,482 288.4 210,272 349.9
6. Accidents** 102,491 183.0 150,257 250.0
7. Malaria 117,878 210.5 125,114 208.2
8. Diseases of the Heart 78,957 141.0 98,813 164.4
9. Measles 70,064 125.1 68,496 114.0
10. Malignant Neoplasms 26,316 47.0 33,777 56.2
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1983-1987) & 1988
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1983-1987) 1988
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 558,276 950.7 759,511 1293.4
2. Diarrheal Diseases 511,268 870.6 640,185 1090.2
3. Influenza 410,177 698.5 576,404 981.6
4. Pneumonias 179,150 305.1 201,902 343.8
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  146,119 248.8 183,113 311.8
6. Malaria 105,945 180.4 114,679 195.3
7. Accidents** 80,330 136.8 110,805 188.7
8. Diseases of the Heart 59,713 101.7 76,221 129.8
9. Measles 64,641 110.1 70,801 120.6
10. Malignant Neoplasms 25,696 43.8 28,940 49.3
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1982-1986) & 1987
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1982-1986) 1987
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 485,807 911.0 642,777 1120.6
2. Diarrheal Diseases 465,159 872.3 607,148 1058.5
3. Influenza 356,212 668.0 495,161 863.3
4. Pneumonias 163,834 307.2 183,143 319.3
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  134,314 251.9 163,740 285.5
6. Malaria 89,826 168.5 121,097 211.1
7. Accidents** 75,574 141.7 114,445 199.5
8. Measles 55,459 104.0 81,896 142.8
9. Diseases of the Heart 72,442 135.9 79,214 138.1
10. Malignant Neoplasms 25,630 48.1 27,195 47.4
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1981-1985) & 1986
Diseases 5-Year Average (1981-1985) 1986
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 415,477 798.5 602,851 1076.4
2. Diarrheal Diseases 397,933 764.8 552,613 986.7
3. Influenza 320,989 616.9 397,715 710.2
4. Pneumonias 150,424 289.1 190,208 339.6
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  127,053 244.2 153,129 273.4
6. Malaria 73,819 141.9 124,153 221.7
7. Accidents** 90,661 168.1 105,886 189.1
8. Diseases of the Heart 70,417 130.6 78,516 140.2
9. Measles 48,991 94.2 59,375 106.0
10. Malignant Neoplasms 25,189 48.4 26,985 48.2
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Declared Notifiable Disease in 1984      
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1978-1982) & 1983
Diseases 5-Year Average (1978-1982) 1983
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 233,010 483.9 352,447 678.1
2. Diarrheas 217,529 451.8 275,068 529.2
3. Influenza 212,201 440.7 256,534 493.6
4. Pneumonias 117,408 243.8 123,420 237.5
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  112,248 233.1 106,300 204.5
6. Malaria 38,284 79.5 55,019 204.5
7. Dysentery All Forms 28,819 59.9 47,188 90.8
8. Measles 29,012 60.2 43,684 84.1
9. Malignant Neoplasms 23,440 48.7 25,838 49.7
10. Whooping cough 18,279 38.0 17,380 33.4
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1977-1981) & 1982
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1977-1981) 1982
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 212,976 453.2 280,431 552.2
2. Influenza 222,234 472.9 226,237 445.5
3. Diarrheas 215,098 457.7 221,191 435.6
4. Pneumonias 92,279 196.4 106,563 209.8
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  112,727 239.9 104,715 206.2
6. Malaria 36,176 77.0 40,496 79.7
7. Measles 27,712 59.0 35,989 70.9
8. Dysentery All Forms 26,180 55.7 33,852 66.7
9. Malignant Neoplasms 22,989 48.7 26,867 52.9
10. Whooping cough 19,384 41.2 15,879 31.3
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1976-1980) & 1981
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1976-1980) 1981
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 203,420 443.8 251,200 507.1
2. Diarrheas 213,191 465.1 239,117 482.7
3. Influenza 230,718 503.4 220,698 445.5
4. Pneumonias 114,633 250.1 123,154 248.6
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  118,974 259.6 116,821 235.8
6. Malaria 34,463 75.2 44,118 89.1
7. Measles 28,286 61.7 27,031 54.6
8. Dysentery All Forms 25,211 55.0 26,944 54.4
9. Malignant Neoplasms 20,630 45.0 24,777 50.0
10. Whooping cough 21,037 45.9 19,170 38.7
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1975-1979) & 1980
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1955-1959) 1980
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 201,562 445.6 206,469 42.3
2. Influenza 239,353 537.6 202,884 419.9
3. Diarrheas 213,741 478.8 199,574 413.0
4. Pneumonias 110,571 247.2 117,270 242.7
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  123,220 276.9 112,307 232.4
6. Malaria 31,943 71.5 39,678 82.1
7. Malignant Neoplasms 17,356 38.7 28,905 59.8
8. Dysentery All Forms 23,778 53.1 27,378 56.7
9. Measles 28,573 64.0 26,765 55.4
10. Whooping cough 22,714 51.2 19,844 41.1
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1974-1978) & 1979
Diseases  5-Year Average  (1974-1979) 1979
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 198,440 454.6 219,527 471.3
2. Diarrheas 219,502 502.8 217,155 466.2
3. Influenza 261,022 598.0 189,126 406.0
4. Pneumonias 103,821 237.6 126,797 272.2
5. Tuberculosis All Forms  129,907 297.6 108,813 233.6
6. Malaria 31,071 71.2 31,779 68.2
7. Measles 27,326 62.6 29,230 62.8
8. Dysentery All Forms 22,835 52.3 28,268 60.7
9. Malignant Neoplasms 15,864 36.3 20,213 43.4
10. Infectious Hepatitis 4,397 10.1 8,850 19.0
*     per 100,000 population        
 
  
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1973-1977) & 1978
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1973-1977) 1978
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 280,601 658.8 222,064 487.7
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 232,802 546.6 201,608 462.6
3. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 226,390 531.6 207,426 455.6
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  135,731 318.7 118,587 260.5
5. Pneumonias 99,884 234.5 113,257 248.8
6. Malaria 30,401 71.4 35,353 77.7
7. Measles 27,472 64.5 27,842 61.2
8. Dysentery All Forms 22,091 51.9 27,653 60.7
9. Malignant Neoplasms 14,203 33.3 19,865 43.6
10. Whooping cough 23,866 56.0 15,243 33.5
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1972-1976) & 1977
Diseases 5-Year Average (1972-1976) 1977
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 304,358 735.2 276,399 614.1
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 242,651 586.2 209,040 464.5
3. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 272,521 658.3 180,259 400.5
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  141,717 342.3 107,108 238.0
5. Pneumonias 98,213 237.2 104,074 231.2
6. Malaria 29,828 72.1 29,955 66.6
7. Measles 25,023 60.4 27,694 61.5
8. Whooping cough 24,807 59.9 21,403 47.6
9. Malignant Neoplasms 12,155 29.4 20,730 46.1
10. Dysentery All Forms 22,315 53.9 20,657 45.9
*     per 100,000 population        

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1971-1975) & 1976
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1971-1975) 1976
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 290,516 722.0 263,118 601.4
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 223,760 556.1 229,579 524.7
3. Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma 314,127 781.0 199,034 454.9
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  137,694 342.2 148,057 338.4
5. Pneumonias 93,450 232.2 111,767 255.5
6. Malaria 27,785 69.1 35,553 81.3
7. Measles 24,342 60.5 29,901 68.3
8. Whooping cough 24,213 60.2 27,442 62.7
9. Dysentery All Forms 22,025 54.7 22,099 50.5
10. Malignant Neoplasms 11,388 28.3 13,439 30.7
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1970-1974) & 1975
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1970-1974) 1975
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 319,058 815.9 246 578.7
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 225,342 576.3 202,472 476.2
3. Tuberculosis All Forms  138,194 353.4 133,537 314.1
4. Pneumonias 91,266 233.4 96,961 228.1
5. Whooping cough 22,556 57.7 28,231 66.4
6. Measles 22,791 58.3 28,198 66.3
7. Malaria 28,088 71.8 27,077 63.7
8. Dysentery All Forms 20,371 52.1 20,214 47.5
9. Malignant Neoplasms 10,814 27.7 12,531 29.5
10. Tetanus 4,366 11.2 4,575 10.8
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1969-1973) & 1974
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1969-1973) 1974
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 302,354 790.6 297,474 717.5
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 225,362 589.3 245,813 592.9
3. Tuberculosis All Forms  141,914 371.1 142,250 343.1
4. Pneumonias 88,677 231.9 93,050 224.4
5. Malaria 28,955 75.7 27,420 66.1
6. Dysentery All Forms 18,424 48.2 23,552 56.8
7. Measles 23,251 60.8 22,999 55.5
8. Whooping cough 23,255 60.8 22,042 53.2
9. Malignant Neoplasms 10,124 26.5 12,757 30.8
10. Infectious Hepatitis 4,653 12.2 5,977 14.4
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1968-1972) & 1973
Diseases 5-Year Average (1968-1972) 1973
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis, Emphysema & Asthma 324,075 867.0 338,062 840.6
2. Influenza 305,591 817.6 319,955 795.5
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 205,767 550.5 277,108 689.0
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  137,841 368.8 147,703 367.2
5. Pneumonias 85,536 228.8 93,569 232.6
6. Malaria 28,226 75.5 31,999 79.6
7. Measles 21,448 57.4 28,568 71.0
8. Dysentery All Forms 17,451 46.7 23,935 59.5
9. Whooping cough 23,663 63.3 20,210 50.2
10. Beriberi 18,280 48.9 14,391 35.8
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1967-1971) & 1972
Diseases 5-Year Average    (1967-1971) 1972
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 259,924 712.1 395,185 1012.3
2. Bronchitis 311,108 852.3 335,439 859.2
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 189,683 519.7 258,282 661.6
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  134,563 368.7 137,038 351.0
5. Pneumonias 81,752 224.0 95,717 245.2
6. Malaria 29,097 79.7 27,090 69.4
7. Whooping cough 21,956 60.2 26,311 67.4
8. Dysentery All Forms 16,655 45.6 21,774 55.8
9. Beriberi 20,057 54.9 17,182 44.0
10. Measles 21,973 60.2 15,451 39.6
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
                                                                                        
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1966-1970) & 1971
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1966-1970) 1971
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 297,812 836.4 317,651 836.8
2. Influenza 252,382 708.8 193,910 510.8
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 204,599 574.6 135,127 356.0
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  131,951 370.6 127,942 337.1
5. Pneumonias 78,755 221.2 87,953 231.7
6. Measles 19,604 55.1 26,492 69.8
7. Malaria 30,776 86.4 25,338 66.8
8. Whooping cough 22,377 62.8 24,269 63.9
9. Dysentery All Forms 16,945 47.6 20,650 54.4
10. Beriberi 23,078 64.8 17,475 46.0
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1965-1969) & 1970
Diseases 5-Year Average (1965-1969) 1970
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 287,712 829.0 323,266 877.3
2. Influenza 215,593 621.2 388,769 1055.0
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 203,797 587.2 210,379 570.9
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  129,854 374.2 136,035 369.2
5. Pneumonias 77,421 223.1 86,040 233.5
6. Malaria 30,855 88.9 28,594 77.6
7. Measles 19,833 57.1 20,446 55.5
8. Whooping cough 22,404 64.6 19,946 54.1
9. Beriberi 26,401 76.1 17,729 48.1
10. Dysentery All Forms 18,599 53.6 11,946 32.4
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1964-1968) & 1969
Diseases 5-Year Average (1964-1968) 1969
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 266,874 796.0 354,997 955.4
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 200,706 598.7 245,918 661.8
3. Influenza 210,292 627.2 213,952 575.8
4. Tuberculosis All Forms  122,248 364.6 160,854 432.9
5. Pneumonias 74,785 223.1 80,109 215.6
6. Malaria 32,675 97.5 31,756 85.5
7. Whooping Cough 22,240 66.3 25,542 68.7
8. Measles 17,052 50.9 25,298 68.1
9. Beriberi 29,049 86.6 22,462 60.4
10. Dysentery All forms 19,329 57.7 13,815 37.2
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1963-1967) & 1968
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1963-1967) 1968
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Influenza 174,060 537.2 336,143 936.7
2. Bronchitis 265,117 818.3 289,026 805.5
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 207,603 640.8 179,129 499.2
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  114,926 354.7 122,269 340.7
5. Pneumonias 74,060 228.6 77,861 217.0
6. Malaria 33,707 104.0 28,354 79.1
7. Whooping Cough 22,888 70.6 22,250 62.0
8. Measles 17,259 53.3 19,555 54.5
9. Dysentery (All forms) 18,721 57.8 19,072 53.2
10. Beriberi 34,103 105.3 16,552 46.1
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1962-1966) & 1967
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1962-1966) 1967
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 260,830 832.8 270,600 780.8
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 214,625 685.3 177,860 513.2
3. Influenza 176,148 562.4 166,848 481.4
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  113,284 361.7 115,468 333.2
5. Pneumonias 71,543 228.4 76,799 221.6
6. Malaria 35,488 113.3 31,441 90.7
7. Beriberi 37,433 119.5 26,068 75.2
8. Measles 17,182 54.9 18,074 52.2
9. Dysentery (All forms) 17,882 57.1 17,792 51.3
10. Whooping Cough 24,177 77.2 17,771 51.3
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1961-1965) & 1966
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1961-1965) 1966
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 261,253 862.6 251,172 750.3
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 215,493 711.6 209,710 626.4
3. Influenza 192,591 635.9 156,699 468.1
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  111,965 369.7 109,963 328.5
5. Pneumonias 69,231 228.6 72,966 218.0
6. Malaria 37,649 214.3 33,737 100.8
7. Beriberi 40,262 132.9 32,579 97.3
8. Whooping Cough 23,728 78.3 26,376 78.8
9. Dysentery (All forms) 16,393 54.1 22,099 66.0
10. Measles 16,876 55.7 14,646 43.7
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1960-1964) & 1965
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1960-1964) 1965
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 261,459 892.4 272,767 843.3
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 213,618 729.1 206,369 638.0
3. Influenza 186,731 637.3 204,323 631.7
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  108,326 369.7 120,347 372.1
5. Pneumonias 65,076 222.1 79,370 245.4
6. Beriberi 43,076 147.0 34,343 106.2
7. Malaria 42,902 146.4 28,988 89.6
8. Measles 16,609 56.7 21,591 66.8
9. Dysentery (All forms) 15,129 51.6 20,215 62.5
10. Cholera El Tor 24,357 83.1 20,083 62.1
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1959-1963) & 1964
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1959-1963) 1964
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 259,977 914.5 250,804 802.1
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis 205,406 722.5 230,464 737.0
3. Influenza 169,957 597.8 187,449 599.5
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  106,492 374.6 117,020 374.2
5. Pneumonias 62,304 219.2 66,927 214.0
6. Malaria 47,060 165.5 40,854 130.6
7. Beriberi 45,640 160.5 35,705 114.2
8. Whooping Cough 23,231 81.7 24,722 79.1
9. Dysentery (All forms) 14,004 49.2 17,465 55.9
10. Cholera El Tor 5,383 18.3 16,464 52.6
*     per 100,000 population        
 
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1958-1962) & 1963
Diseases 5-Year Average  (1958-1962) 1963
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 251,182 902.0 280,248 912.6
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis** 208,096 747.2 213,613 695.6
3. Influenza 181,027 650.0 154,982 504.7
4. Respiratory Tuberculosis  106,838 383.6 111,830 364.2
5. Pneumonias 59,549 213.8 74,239 241.7
6. Beriberi 47,557 170.8 41,823 136.2
7. Malaria 54,690 196.4 33,517 109.1
8. Whooping Cough 22,426 80.5 25,489 83.0
9. Measles 16,286 58.5 20,592 67.0
10. Dysentery (All forms) 13,342 47.9 16,036 52.2
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Except Ulcerative Colitis        

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MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1957-1961) & 1962
Diseases 5-Year Average   (1957-1961) 1962
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 256,862 952.5 249,158 839.0
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis** 206,593 766.1 212,969 717.1
3. Influenza 395,585 1466.9 177,289 597.0
4. Pulmonary Tuberculosis  108,275 401.5 107,259 361.2
5. Pneumonias 61,582 228.4 64,213 216.2
6. Beriberi 51,615 191.4 42,714 143.8
7. Malaria 58,628 217.4 40,342 135.8
8. Whooping Cough 22,032 81.7 24,214 81.5
9. Measles 15,177 56.3 17,686 59.6
10. Dysentery (All forms) 13,458 49.9 13,596 45.8
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Except Ulcerative Colitis        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1956-1960) & 1961
Diseases 5-Year Average (1956-1960) 1961
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 249,395 954.7 253,290 881.7
2. Influenza 387,141 1481.9 238,912 831.7
3. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis** 191,103 731.5 214,051 745.1
4. Tuberculosis (All forms) 109,540 419.3 108,015 376.0
5. Pneumonias 59,955 229.5 61,408 213.8
6. Beriberi 54,298 207.8 46,726 162.7
7. Malaria 64,430 246.6 44,546 155.1
8. Whooping Cough 21,100 80.8 24,132 84.0
9. Dysentery (All forms) 12,353 47.3 14,652 51.0
10. Measles 15,300 58.6 13,119 45.7
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Except Ulcerative Colitis        
 
 
MORBIDITY: 10 Leading Causes, Number and Rate*
5-Year Average (1955-1959) & 1960
Diseases 5-Year Average (1955-1959) 1960
Number Rate Number Rate
1. Bronchitis 222,722 879.6 275,794 855.9
2. Gastro-Enteritis & Colitis** 173,231 684.1 196,992 709.0
3. Influenza 345,058 1362.7 175,023 630.0
4. Tuberculosis 103,061 407.0 106,163 382.1
5. Pneumonias 57,786 228.2 58,549 210.7
6. Malaria 69,321 273.8 55,252 198.9
7. Beriberi 55,350 218.6 48,410 174.2
8. Whooping Cough 18,542 73.2 23,230 83.6
9. Measles 14,053 55.5 20,255 72.9
10. Dysentery 11,019 43.5 13,894 50.0
*     per 100,000 population        
**   Except Ulcerative Colitis        
 
 
Source: Philippine Health Statistics 1960 - 2005, DOH
 
Last Update: September 28, 2011