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Table 1 Absolute and annualized % change in age-standardized death rates (per 100,000) from specific DKOLH-CVD causes, 35–74 years, Australia (2011–2016) and the USA (2011–2017)

From: The role of overweight and obesity in adverse cardiovascular disease mortality trends: an analysis of multiple cause of death data from Australia and the USA

 Australia (2011–2016)USA (2011–2017)
MaleFemaleMaleFemale
Abs. chg.% chg.Abs. chg.% chg.Abs. chg.% chg.Abs. chg.% chg.
Diabetes+ 0.4+ 0.2− 0.6− 0.6+ 3.5+ 0.8− 0.4− 0.2
Hypertensive heart disease+ 0.4+ 0.2− 2.1− 1.7+ 19.0+ 2.6+ 7.0+ 1.7
Chronic kidney disease+ 2.9+ 4.0+ 1.5+ 3.4+ 10.5+ 6.2+ 6.0+ 5.6
Lipidemias+ 1.7+ 3.1+ 0.6+ 2.6+ 2.0+ 1.7+ 1.1+ 1.8
Obesity+ 2.0+ 5.1+ 1.1+ 4.2+ 5.6+ 5.3+ 3.0+ 4.1
DKOLH-CVD+ 1.2+ 0.3− 2.1− 1.0+ 21.4+ 2.0+ 7.9+ 1.3
  1. These figures measure reporting of these causes on the death certificate with CVD MCOD. DKOLH-CVD does not equal to the sum of specific causes because of multiple reporting of these causes per death
  2. Abs. chg absolute change, % chg percentage change