Stat of the week: In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati

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In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati. Diabetes remains a major health challenge in the Pacific.

This is the probability of dying between the ages of 30 and 70 years from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases, defined as the per cent of 30-year-old-people who would die before their 70th birthday from cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or chronic respiratory disease, assuming that s/he would experience current mortality rates at every age and s/he would not die from any other cause of death.

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