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Table 1 Number of deatha and survivalb among Yokkaichi Asthma patients

From: Mortality and life expectancy of Yokkaichi Asthma patients, Japan: Late effects of air pollution in 1960–70s

  Sex 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000
Deaths        
   Respiratory Diseases        
Chronic bronchitis Males 4 10 6 5 2 5
  Females 1 4 8 2 8 2
Pulmonary emphysema Males 4 2 0 3 1 2
  Females 0 0 1 3 0 0
Asthma Males 6 15 10 20 6 6
  Females 7 9 8 10 5 7
Respiratory Cancer Males 0 3 5 3 3 4
  Females 0 1 0 2 0 1
Othersc Males 5 9 18 12 11 6
  Females 7 1 11 5 4 7
   Other than respiratory Males 44 52 39 39 27 23
   diseases Females 26 26 32 36 32 38
   Total Males 63 91 82 82 50 46
  Females 41 41 58 58 49 55
Survivals Males 396 439 389 389 327 281
  Females 369 417 422 422 372 317
  1. aSum over 5 years (± 2 years of each year)
  2. bOn October 1.
  3. cRespiratory diseases other than the above-mentioned disorders.