Non-communicable diseases in Trinidad and Tobago

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Trinidad and Tobago accounted for an estimated 78 per cent of all mortality in 2008. The most prevalent NCDs in Trinidad and Tobago are cardiovascular diseases, which accounted for 34 per cent of total deaths across all age groups in 2008. Diabetes, cancers and non-communicable variants of respiratory diseases contributed 14 per cent, 13 per cent and three per cent to total mortality respectively (2008).

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