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Comoros Health

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Causes of death across Comoros are changing because of Population Increase, Life Expectancy rise and Living Standard.On this below article we provide graphical representation of major causes of death in Comoros.

Highlights of Comoros BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Comoros average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Comoros average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Comoros, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 24.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Comoros is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')


Breakdown of the average per capita intake of cereals by specific cereal-based commodity types, measured in kilocalories per person per day. This figure measures the primary equivalent of all food products derived from a given commodity (e.g. "wheat" represents the primary equivalent of its derived products). Data refers to cereal food supply at the consumer level but does not account for consumer wastage in
Cereal Preferences in Comoros
RankCerealskcal/capita/day

This below table shows the Diet Compositions (Average per capita dietary energy supply by commodity groups, measured in kilocalories per person per day) in Comoros
Diet Compositions in Comoros
RankTypekilocalories per person per day


Major Cause of Death



Cardiovascular diseases was a major cause of death in Comoros with 761 registered deaths (in year 2016) i.e. 19% of total deaths. Overall Cardiovascular diseases, Cancers and Lower respiratory infections were the highest types of death causes in Comoros.
    Major Cause of Death in Comoros
  • We see the maximum number of deaths is seen in age group 50-69 with 1077 deaths (year 2016).
  • 42.71% kids below age 5 years die because of Neonatal disorders.
  • Diarrheal diseases, Lower respiratory infections and Cancers are the major cause of death in kids aged 5 - 14 years.
  • Cancers, Tuberculosis and Diarrheal diseases are the major cause of death in people aged 14 - 49 years.
  • Cardiovascular diseases, Cancers and Diarrheal diseases are the major cause of death in people aged over 50 years.
  • Overall, it's observed that 27% of people aging over 50 years die because of Cardiovascular diseases.
Read more about Cardiovascular diseases

Major Cause of Deaths in Comoros (and it's count) Number of Deaths in Comoros - Age wise (only due to Major diseases)


Major Risk Factors of Death



  • Three Major factors of death in Comoros are High blood pressure, Household air pollution and Unsafe water source. Every year around 287 people die due to High blood pressure.
  • Child wasting and Low birth weight are the major risk factor of kids death aging under 5 years.
  • Unsafe water source and Poor sanitation are the major risk factors of death of people aging between 5 to 14 years.
  • Unsafe water source, Poor sanitation and High blood pressure are the death risk factors of people aging between 15 to 49 years.
  • High blood pressure, Household air pollution and High blood sugar are the major death risk factors of people aging between 50 to 69 years.
  • High blood pressure is the major death risk factors for people aging more than 70 years.


Major Cause of Deaths in Comoros (and it's count)


Cancer Analysis



0.28% of Comoros population was suffering from cancer i.e. 1056 people (average of years 2011-2016). Highest number of cancer patients deaths were recorded due to Cervical cancer (Count : 55) and Prostate cancer was also concerning with 49 deaths in a year. In last few years it has been observed that, people suffering from Non-melanoma skin cancer have 0% of survival chance.Comoros was really successful in diagnosing Kidney cancer where 89% of people were cured.Highest number of cancer patients i.e. 472 people were of age group 50-69 year olds.In 2016, 304 were suffering from Cervical cancer out of which 55 people were dead. This means 18.09% death rate of people suffering from Cervical cancer. This below data represents major cancer types in Comoros and number of deaths due to particular cancer types :

    Highlights of Cancer in Comoros :
  • 0.28 % of Comoros population is suffering from cancer
  • Highest number of deaths were registered due to Cervical cancer
  • Kidney cancer was most cured cancer in Comoros
  • Cervical cancer got lowest survival rate
Major Risk Factors of Death (count) in Comoros

Tables (Appendix)



Major Cause of Deaths in Comoros (and it's count)
Cause of Death Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Dementia 58 1.44%
Cardiovascular diseases 761 18.91%
Kidney disease 34 0.84%
Respiratory disease 95 2.36%
Liver disease 80 1.99%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 187 4.65%
Digestive disease 126 3.13%
Hepatitis 15 0.37%
Cancers 475 11.8%
Parkinson's disease 4 0.1%
Fire 24 0.6%
Malaria 1 0.02%
Drowning 29 0.72%
Homicide 56 1.39%
HIV/AIDS 24 0.6%
Drug disorder 2 0.05%
Tuberculosis 265 6.58%
Road incidents 92 2.29%
Maternal deaths 32 0.8%
Neonatal deaths 407 10.11%
Alcohol disorder 7 0.17%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 412 10.24%
Protein-energy malnutrition 121.819801342 3.03%
Digestive disease 126 3.13%
Nutritional deficiencies 139 3.45%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 187 4.65%
Tuberculosis 265 6.58%
Neonatal deaths 407 10.11%
Diarrheal diseases 412 10.24%
Lower respiratory infections 414.919789957 10.31%
Cancers 475 11.8%
Cardiovascular diseases 761 18.91%



Comoros - Cause of Death in Age : Under 5 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.21%
Lower respiratory infections 64 6.72%
Neonatal infections 65 6.82%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 68 7.14%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Measles 407 42.71%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 4 0.42%
Tuberculosis 8 0.84%
Digestive diseases 1 0.1%
Fire 4 0.42%
Cancers 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 5 0.52%
Road accidents 4 0.42%
Drowning 1 0.1%
Homicide 6 0.63%
HIV/AIDS 10 1.05%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Hepatitis 1 0.1%
Liver disease 4 0.42%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 31 3.25%
Malaria 160 16.79%
Drug use disorders 28 2.94%
Natural disasters 80 8.39%



Comoros - Cause of Death in Age : 5 - 14 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 1 0.82%
Homicide 2 1.64%
Nutritional deficiencies 9 7.38%
Protein-energy malnutrition 9 7.38%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 28 22.95%
Road accidents 10 8.2%
Tuberculosis 5 4.1%
HIV/AIDS 0 0%
Drowning 8 6.56%
Malaria 0 0%
Fire 2 1.64%
Cancers 13 10.66%
Hepatitis 1 0.82%
Digestive diseases 4 3.28%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 3 2.46%
Liver disease 1 0.82%
Respiratory disease 2 1.64%
Kidney disease 1 0.82%
Cardiovascular disease 4 3.28%
Lower respiratory infections 19 15.57%


Comoros - Cause of Death in Age : 15 - 49 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 21 2.48%
Homicide 42 4.96%
Nutritional deficiencies 17 2.01%
Protein-energy malnutrition 12 1.42%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 1 0.12%
Diarrheal diseases 113 13.36%
Road accidents 46 5.44%
Tuberculosis 118 13.95%
HIV/AIDS 19 2.25%
Drowning 10 1.18%
Malaria 0 0%
Fire 6 0.71%
Cancers 134 15.84%
Hepatitis 7 0.83%
Digestive diseases 36 4.26%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 39 4.61%
Liver disease 26 3.07%
Respiratory disease 14 1.65%
Kidney disease 9 1.06%
Cardiovascular disease 111 13.12%
Drug disorder 2 0.24%
Alcohol disorder 3 0.35%
Parkinson's disease 0 0%
Dementia 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 60 7.09%


Comoros - Cause of Death in Age : 50 - 69 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 12 1.15%
Homicide 8 0.77%
Nutritional deficiencies 20 1.91%
Protein-energy malnutrition 15 1.44%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 101 9.67%
Road accidents 21 2.01%
Tuberculosis 87 8.33%
HIV/AIDS 3 0.29%
Drowning 4 0.38%
Malaria 0 0%
Fire 6 0.57%
Cancers 210 20.1%
Hepatitis 4 0.38%
Digestive diseases 40 3.83%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 68 6.51%
Liver disease 34 3.25%
Respiratory disease 35 3.35%
Kidney disease 11 1.05%
Cardiovascular diseases 279 26.7%
Dementia 6 0.57%
Parkinson's disease 0 0%
Drug disorder 0 0%
Alcohol disorder 3 0.29%
Lower respiratory infections 78 7.46%


Comoros - Cause of Death in Age : 70 + years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 5 0.48%
Homicide 2 0.19%
Nutritional deficiencies 27 2.6%
Protein-energy malnutrition 22 2.12%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 1 0.1%
Diarrheal diseases 101 9.72%
Road accidents 12 1.15%
Tuberculosis 47 4.52%
HIV/AIDS 0 0%
Drowning 3 0.29%
Malaria 0 0%
Fire 5 0.48%
Cancers 114 10.97%
Hepatitis 2 0.19%
Digestive diseases 40 3.85%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 66 6.35%
Liver disease 18 1.73%
Respiratory disease 44 4.23%
Kidney disease 13 1.25%
Cardiovascular disease 363 34.94%
Parkinson's disease 3 0.29%
Dementia 52 5%
Drug use disorders 0 0%
Alcohol use disorders 2 0.19%
Lower respiratory infections 97 9.34%


Major Risk Factors of Death (count) in Comoros
Major Risk Factors Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Unsafe water source 287 8.63%
Poor sanitation 259 7.79%
No access to handwashing facility 221 6.65%
Household air pollution 338 10.17%
Outdoor air pollution 160 4.81%
Non-exclusive breastfeeding 33 0.99%
Discontinued breastfeeding 2 0.06%
Child wasting 219 6.59%
Child stunting 31 0.93%
Low birth weight 162 4.87%
Secondhand smoke 40 1.2%
Alcohol use 26 0.78%
Drug use 7 0.21%
Diet low in fruits 133 4%
Diet low in vegetables 104 3.13%
Unsafe sex 80 2.41%
Low physical activity 33 0.99%
High blood sugar 234 7.04%
High cholesterol 155 4.66%
High body-mass index (obesity) 114 3.43%
High blood pressure 482 14.5%
Smoking 154 4.63%
Iron deficiency 3 0.09%
Zinc deficiency 5 0.15%
Vitamin-A deficiency 14 0.42%
Low bone mineral density 28 0.84%


Comoros - Risk of Death in Age : Under 5 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Discontinued breastfeeding 2 0.29%
Non-exclusive breastfeeding 33 4.78%
Child stunting 31 4.49%
Low birth weight 162 23.48%
Drug use 0 0%
No access to handwashing facility 49 7.1%
Secondhand smoke 8 1.16%
Poor sanitation 43 6.23%
Unsafe water source 48 6.96%
Household air pollution 68 9.86%
Outdoor air pollution 27 3.91%
High body-mass index (obesity) 0 0%
High blood pressure 0 0%
High blood sugar 0 0%
Child wasting 219 31.74%
Iron deficiency 0 0%


Comoros - Risk of Death in Age : 5 - 14 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Drug use 0 0%
Alcohol use 0 0%
No access to handwashing facility 14 21.54%
Unsafe water source 19 29.23%
Unsafe sex 0 0%
Iron deficiency 3 4.62%
Secondhand smoke 1 1.54%
Household air pollution 8 12.31%
Outdoor air pollution 3 4.62%
High body-mass index (obesity) 0 0%
High blood sugar 0 0%
High blood pressure 0 0%
Poor sanitation 17 26.15%
Iron deficiency 0 0%


Comoros - Risk of Death in Age : 15 - 49 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 3 0.51%
Low bone mineral density 1 0.17%
Drug use 5 0.85%
Alcohol use 11 1.88%
No access to handwashing facility 54 9.22%
Unsafe water source 79 13.48%
Poor sanitation 71 12.12%
Smoking 37 6.31%
Secondhand smoke 6 1.02%
Low physical activity 3 0.51%
Diet low in fruits 28 4.78%
Diet low in vegetables 21 3.58%
Unsafe sex 38 6.48%
High body-mass index (obesity) 29 4.95%
Household air pollution 53 9.04%
Outdoor air pollution 26 4.44%
High total cholesterol 30 5.12%
High blood pressure 63 10.75%
High blood sugar 28 4.78%


Comoros - Risk of Death in Age : 50 - 69 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 0 0%
Low bone mineral density 7 0.71%
Drug use 1 0.1%
Alcohol use 12 1.21%
No access to handwashing facility 51 5.15%
Poor sanitation 64 6.46%
Unsafe sex 33 3.33%
Smoking 64 6.46%
Secondhand smoke 13 1.31%
Unsafe water source 71 7.16%
Diet low in vegetables 45 4.54%
Diet low in fruits 61 6.16%
Low physical activity 11 1.11%
Outdoor air pollution 53 5.35%
Household air pollution 103 10.39%
High body-mass index (obesity) 52 5.25%
High blood sugar 88 8.88%
High total cholesterol 69 6.96%
High blood pressure 193 19.48%


Comoros - Risk of Death in Age : 70+ years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 0 0%
Low bone mineral density 21 2.15%
Drug use 0 0%
Alcohol use 3 0.31%
Smoking 52 5.32%
Secondhand smoke 13 1.33%
Household air pollution 106 10.85%
Outdoor air pollution 52 5.32%
No access to handwashing facility 54 5.53%
Poor sanitation 64 6.55%
Unsafe water source 71 7.27%
Unsafe sex 9 0.92%
Low physical activity 18 1.84%
Diet low in vegetables 37 3.79%
Diet low in fruits 45 4.61%
High cholesterol 56 5.73%
High blood pressure 225 23.03%
High blood sugar 118 12.08%
High body-mass index (obesity) 33 3.38%


Comoros - Number of Deaths by Cancer Type
Cancer Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Liver cancer Patients : 29 | Deaths : 10 34.48%
Breast cancer Patients : 193 | Deaths : 38 19.69%
Larynx cancer Patients : 10 | Deaths : 4 40%
Kidney cancer Patients : 35 | Deaths : 4 11.43%
Thyroid cancer Patients : 33 | Deaths : 6 18.18%
Ovarian cancer Patients : 51 | Deaths : 15 29.41%
Stomach cancer Patients : 22 | Deaths : 19 86.36%
Uterine cancer Patients : 26 | Deaths : 7 26.92%
Bladder cancer Patients : 27 | Deaths : 8 29.63%
Cervical cancer Patients : 304 | Deaths : 55 18.09%
Prostate cancer Patients : 171 | Deaths : 49 28.65%
Testicular cancer Patients : 3 | Deaths : 1 33.33%
Pancreatic cancer Patients : 14 | Deaths : 9 64.29%
Esophageal cancer Patients : 25 | Deaths : 20 80%
Nasopharynx cancer Patients : 17 | Deaths : 4 23.53%
Colon & rectum cancer Patients : 76 | Deaths : 34 44.74%
Non-melanoma skin cancer Patients : 3 | Deaths : 3 100%
Lip & oral cancer Patients : 36 | Deaths : 7 19.44%
Brain & nervous system cancer Patients : 22 | Deaths : 11 50%
Tracheal, bronchus, and lung cancer Patients : 14 | Deaths : 3 21.43%
Gallbladder & biliary tract cancer Patients : 4 | Deaths : 2 50%


Comoros - Number of Deaths due to Cancer - Age Wise
Age Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Under-5s 27 2.56%
5-14 year olds 27 2.56%
15-49 year olds 348 32.99%
50-69 year olds 472 44.74%
70+ year olds 181 17.16%


Source :
http://www.gapminder.org/data/documentation/gd004/
http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTWDRS/Resources/477365-1327525347307/8392086-1327528510568/WDR09_bookweb_1.pdf

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