Tuesday, 23 March 2004

Ceisteanna (317, 318)

Jimmy Deenihan

Ceist:

317 Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Health and Children the deaths due to heart disease in each health board region for the years 2000 and 2003; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8267/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Jimmy Deenihan

Ceist:

318 Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Health and Children the deaths due to cardiovascular diseases in County Kerry for both males and females in the years 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8268/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 317 and 318 together.

The information sought by the Deputy is in the following tables.

Deaths of residents in Kerry classified by cause of death and sex

Year of occurrence: 2000

All

Male

Female

393-398

Acute rheumatic fever

2

0

2

401-405

Hypertensive disease

15

8

7

410-414

Ischaemic heart disease

312

169

143

415-417

Diseases of pulmonary circulation

5

4

1

420-429

Other forms of heart disease

97

49

48

430-438

Cerebrovascular disease

118

58

60

440-448

Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries

43

24

19

451-459

Diseases of veins and lymphatics, and other diseases of circulatory system

9

4

5

All

601

316

285

Year of occurrence: 2001

All

Male

Female

401-405

Hypertensive disease

16

10

6

410-414

Ischaemic heart disease

278

159

119

415-417

Diseases of pulmonary circulation

2

2

0

420-429

Other forms of heart disease

87

50

37

430-438

Cerebrovascular disease

104

55

49

440-448

Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries

40

25

15

451-459

Diseases of veins and lymphatics, and other diseases of circulatory system

5

2

3

All

532

303

229

Year of registration: 2002

All

Male

Female

393-398

Acute rheumatic fever

2

0

2

401-405

Hypertensive disease

18

6

12

410-414

Ischaemic heart disease

288

149

139

415-417

Diseases of pulmonary circulation

2

1

1

420-429

Other forms of heart disease

82

46

36

430-438

Cerebrovascular disease

110

54

56

440-448

Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries

40

25

15

451-459

Diseases of veins and lymphatics, and other diseases of circulatory system

12

6

6

All

554

287

267

Year of registration: 2003 (1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter)

All

Male

Female

401-405

Hypertensive disease

11

5

6

410-414

Ischaemic heart disease

180

111

69

415-417

Diseases of pulmonary circulation

2

1

1

420-429

Other forms of heart disease

63

31

32

430-438

Cerebrovascular disease

83

39

44

440-448

Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries

23

9

14

451-459

Diseases of veins and lymphatics, and other diseases of circulatory system

3

0

3

All

365

196

169

Year of occurrence: 2000

Healthboard area of residence

All

Eastern

3,775

South-Eastern

1,384

Midland

766

North-Eastern

1,062

Mid-Western

1,169

Southern

2,217

West

1,440

North-Western

853

All

12,666

Year of occurrence: 2003

(1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter available to date

Healthboard area of residence

All

Eastern

2,548

South-Eastern

917

Midland

506

North-Eastern

646

Mid-Western

738

Southern

1,404

West

1,023

North-Western

565

All

8,347