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Table 9 Causes of premature death (less than 70 years of age) in Portugal during 2011 based on PYLL

From: An observational study of the direct costs related to hospital admissions, mortality and premature death associated with liver disease in Portugal

Disease categories Lost life years
Motor vehicle traffic accidents 19,974
Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung 19,880
Chronic hepatic disease and cirrhosis/HCC 17,586
Cerebrovascular disease 14,125
Ischemic heart disease 14,113
Malignant neoplasm of colon/rectal 11,540
Malignant neoplasm of stomach 10,158