Table 16—

Mortality costs attributed to diabetes, 2007

Primary cause of deathTotal U.S. deaths (thousands)Deaths attributed to diabetes
Deaths (thousands)% of total U.S. deathsValue of lost productivity (millions of dollars)
Diabetes7777100.09,520
Renal disease432557.42,116
Cerebrovascular disease1555937.63,849
Cardiovascular disease73912316.511,417
Grand totalNA*284NA*26,902
  • *

    * Grand total comprises mortality for reasons other than diabetes, renal disease, cerebrovascular disease, and cardiovascular disease.