Burden of disease

Table 14: Burden of mental disease, 2011

 

 

MC

IR

OR

R

VR

 

 

Burden of disease per 1,000 population

YLD

 

24.9

22.6

19.6

20.0

20.9

YLL

 

0.7

0.9

1.0

0.8

1.3

DALY

 

25.6

23.5

20.7

20.8

22.2

Source: https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/burden-of-disease/australian-burden-of-disease-study-impact-and-causes-of-illness-and-death-in-australia-2011/contents/highlights

 

Burden of disease data, based on prevalence data, again shows lower rates of non-fatal burden in regional and remote areas, but with higher rates of fatal burden in in these areas compared with Major cities. It is unclear whether this fatal burden includes suicide.

However, from Figure 7 below, burden from Dementia, Anxiety and Depressive disorders tend to decrease with remoteness, while the burden from Suicide increases strongly with remoteness.

 

Figure 7: Age standardised Burden of disease, for the ten diseases with the highest burden, 2011

Figure 7: Age standardised Burden of disease, for the ten diseases with the highest burden, 2011

Source: https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/burden-of-disease/australian-burden-of-disease-study-impact-and-causes-of-illness-and-death-in-australia-2011/contents/highlights