Table 3. Age-specific number of deaths, age-specific death rates, and age-adjusted death rates1 from liver cirrhosis with and without mention of alcohol, United States, 1970–2005.
Liver cirrhosis subcategory and year Number of deaths, by age group Deaths per 100,000 population, by age group Age-
adjusted deaths per 100,000 population
All2 0–24 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 65–74 75–84 85+ All 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 65–74 75–84 85+
Alcohol-related cirrhosis
2005 12,928 7 217 1,806 4,490 3,721 1,844 747 94 4.4 0.5 4.1 10.6 12.3 9.9 5.7 1.9 4.2
2004 12,548 11 228 1,871 4,392 3,393 1,841 709 102 4.3 0.6 4.2 10.6 11.7 10.0 5.5 2.1 4.1
2003 12,360 6 243 1,971 4,288 3,247 1,788 729 86 4.3 0.6 4.4 10.5 11.7 9.7 5.7 1.8 4.2
2002 12,121 9 242 1,971 4,137 3,083 1,849 730 98 4.2 0.6 4.4 10.3 11.6 10.1 5.7 2.1 4.2
2001 12,207 8 264 2,145 4,203 2,913 1,848 717 104 4.3 0.7 4.8 10.7 11.5 10.1 5.7 2.3 4.3
2000 12,109 8 279 2,226 3,888 2,969 1,891 751 95 4.3 0.7 4.9 10.2 12.1 10.3 6.1 2.2 4.3
1999 11,958 8 259 2,186 3,802 2,859 1,935 789 118 4.3 0.6 4.8 10.4 12.0 10.5 6.5 2.8 4.4
1998 11,798 11 332 2,217 3,462 2,805 2,127 738 104 4.3 0.8 5.0 9.8 12.2 11.5 6.1 2.6 4.4
1997 11,945 6 362 2,345 3,509 2,827 2,094 699 100 4.4 0.9 5.3 10.3 12.8 11.2 5.9 2.6 4.5
1996 12,079 5 394 2,426 3,455 2,849 2,054 784 104 4.5 0.9 5.6 10.5 13.2 10.9 6.8 2.7 4.7
1995 12,211 13 416 2,476 3,339 2,902 2,231 738 91 4.6 1.0 5.8 10.6 13.6 11.8 6.6 2.5 4.8
1994 12,241 13 499 2,449 3,146 2,921 2,383 722 103 4.7 1.2 5.9 10.4 13.8 12.7 6.6 2.9 4.9
1993 11,653 13 455 2,426 2,887 2,882 2,219 688 72 4.5 1.1 5.9 10.0 13.7 11.9 6.4 2.1 4.8
1992 11,868 12 514 2,383 2,819 3,067 2,303 672 96 4.6 1.2 6.0 10.2 14.6 12.5 6.4 2.9 4.9
1991 11,688 13 542 2,378 2,654 3,029 2,245 741 77 4.6 1.3 6.0 10.3 14.4 12.3 7.2 2.4 5.0
1990 11,985 19 580 2,381 2,700 3,198 2,320 701 76 4.8 1.3 6.3 10.7 15.2 12.8 7.0 2.5 5.2
1989 12,308 23 650 2,302 2,862 3,376 2,328 696 65 5.0 1.5 6.3 11.6 15.9 13.0 7.1 2.2 5.4
1988 11,792 17 665 2,163 2,710 3,376 2,169 630 58 4.8 1.5 6.1 11.3 15.7 12.3 6.6 2.0 5.2
1987 11,265 27 665 2,033 2,575 3,282 2,031 582 64 4.6 1.6 5.9 11.1 15.1 11.7 6.2 2.3 5.1
1986 11,060 30 708 1,866 2,482 3,188 2,174 548 58 4.6 1.7 5.7 11.0 14.5 12.7 6.0 2.1 5.0
1985 11,288 17 725 1,817 2,598 3,432 2,121 534 38 4.7 1.7 5.7 11.6 15.5 12.6 6.0 1.4 5.2
1984 11,386 25 640 1,791 2,651 3,490 2,168 566 50 4.8 1.6 5.9 11.8 15.8 13.0 6.5 1.9 5.3
1983 11,076 22 653 1,625 2,694 3,444 2,091 509 35 4.7 1.6 5.6 12.1 15.6 12.7 6.0 1.4 5.2
1982 11,293 28 653 1,669 2,830 3,497 2,110 466 36 4.9 1.7 6.0 12.6 15.9 13.1 5.7 1.5 5.4
1981 12,085 35 630 1,772 3,219 3,726 2,166 472 60 5.3 1.6 6.7 14.3 17.0 13.6 5.9 2.6 5.9
1980 12,938 36 694 1,942 3,554 3,923 2,274 453 56 5.7 1.9 7.5 15.6 18.0 14.5 5.8 2.5 6.4
1979 12,547 28 652 1,867 3,520 3,864 2,189 381 42 5.6 1.8 7.4 15.3 18.0 14.3 5.0 1.9 6.3
1978 12,828 38 613 1,873 3,705 3,957 2,138 452 47 5.8 1.8 7.7 16.0 18.8 14.3 6.1 2.3 6.5
1977 13,029 40 640 1,906 3,838 4,028 2,109 420 44 5.9 1.9 8.1 16.4 19.5 14.4 5.8 2.2 6.7
1976 13,289 37 605 2,061 3,995 4,084 2,068 402 33 6.1 1.9 8.9 16.9 20.1 14.4 5.7 1.8 7.0
1975 12,932 35 601 1,960 4,076 3,968 1,890 367 32 6.0 1.9 8.6 17.2 19.8 13.6 5.3 1.7 6.9
1974 13,151 36 608 2,049 4,235 3,962 1,867 349 41 6.2 2.0 9.0 17.8 20.1 13.7 5.1 2.4 7.1
1973 12,624 44 529 2,085 4,032 3,850 1,711 332 39 6.0 1.8 9.2 17.0 19.7 12.9 5.0 2.4 6.9
19723 12,576 30 536 2,226 4,072 3,672 1,692 312 34 6.0 2.0 9.8 17.2 19.0 13.0 4.8 2.2 7.0
1971 11,892 37 517 2,072 3,826 3,563 1,504 335 35 5.7 2.0 9.1 16.3 18.7 11.8 5.3 2.4 6.6
1970 11,207 15 513 2,040 3,658 3,251 1,406 300 22 5.5 2.0 8.9 15.7 17.4 11.3 4.9 1.6 6.3
Other specified cirrhosis
2005 1,231 18 36 111 188 250 277 265 85 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.8 1.5 2.0 1.7 0.4
2004 1,134 37 34 122 220 208 230 231 52 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.2 1.8 1.1 0.4
2003 1,230 14 39 143 228 231 273 230 71 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.8 1.5 1.8 1.5 0.4
2002 1,596 41 64 173 259 245 347 362 105 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.9 1.9 2.8 2.3 0.6
2001 1,414 31 46 139 235 247 326 295 94 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.8 2.3 2.1 0.5
2000 1,407 20 44 160 228 192 345 332 86 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.9 2.7 2.0 0.5
1999 1,492 29 52 166 236 248 344 337 79 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.6 1.0 1.9 2.8 1.9 0.5
1998 1,216 10 50 168 216 189 245 271 67 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.3 2.3 1.7 0.4
1997 1,257 21 43 167 214 158 313 263 78 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.7 1.7 2.2 2.0 0.5
1996 1,269 22 59 193 165 185 298 269 78 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.6 2.3 2.1 0.5
1995 1,371 23 59 194 218 207 308 277 82 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.7 1.0 1.6 2.5 2.2 0.5
1994 1,391 24 78 187 221 220 331 265 65 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.7 1.0 1.8 2.4 1.8 0.5
1993 1,614 36 74 244 230 251 377 329 73 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.8 1.2 2.0 3.1 2.1 0.6
1992 1,789 30 79 249 245 282 446 357 100 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.9 1.3 2.4 3.4 3.0 0.7
1991 1,821 30 110 227 272 330 440 338 70 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.6 2.4 3.3 2.2 0.8
1990 1,811 23 119 241 250 327 459 316 73 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.1 2.4 0.8
1989 1,932 32 102 287 294 387 461 293 75 0.8 0.2 0.8 1.2 1.8 2.6 3.0 2.5 0.8
1988 2,067 35 161 316 309 410 473 295 67 0.8 0.4 0.9 1.3 1.9 2.7 3.1 2.3 0.9
1987 2,279 39 186 339 333 470 520 316 76 0.9 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.2 3.0 3.4 2.7 1.0
1986 2,179 45 193 325 303 469 499 276 68 0.9 0.5 1.0 1.3 2.1 2.9 3.0 2.5 1.0
1985 2,447 46 221 357 403 543 507 303 64 1.0 0.5 1.1 1.8 2.5 3.0 3.4 2.4 1.1
1984 2,555 54 227 383 431 574 513 313 60 1.1 0.6 1.3 1.9 2.6 3.1 3.6 2.3 1.2
1983 2,495 62 215 357 424 607 496 281 50 1.1 0.5 1.2 1.9 2.7 3.0 3.3 2.0 1.2
1982 2,669 63 226 371 507 645 511 292 53 1.2 0.6 1.3 2.3 2.9 3.2 3.6 2.2 1.3
1981 2,654 76 245 391 537 592 516 233 63 1.2 0.6 1.5 2.4 2.7 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.3
1980 3,000 79 285 452 588 714 558 249 72 1.3 0.8 1.8 2.6 3.3 3.6 3.2 3.2 1.5
1979 2,764 65 244 413 613 633 493 234 65 1.2 0.7 1.6 2.7 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 1.4
1978 3,641 60 252 516 839 954 676 284 55 1.6 0.7 2.1 3.6 4.5 4.5 3.8 2.7 1.9
1977 3,908 78 262 504 963 1,034 710 289 63 1.8 0.8 2.1 4.1 5.0 4.8 4.0 3.2 2.0
1976 4,092 65 237 560 1,000 1,132 700 336 58 1.9 0.7 2.4 4.2 5.6 4.9 4.8 3.1 2.2
1975 4,549 79 280 575 1,126 1,311 812 315 50 2.1 0.9 2.5 4.7 6.5 5.8 4.5 2.7 2.4
1974 5,025 80 293 735 1,315 1,311 908 333 49 2.4 1.0 3.2 5.5 6.6 6.7 4.9 2.8 2.7
1973 5,341 73 322 742 1,475 1,498 867 303 57 2.5 1.1 3.3 6.2 7.7 6.5 4.6 3.5 2.9
19723 5,140 78 272 780 1,360 1,394 862 322 70 2.5 1.0 3.4 5.7 7.2 6.6 5.0 4.5 2.9
1971 5,361 101 255 845 1,396 1,434 901 354 72 2.6 1.0 3.7 5.9 7.5 7.1 5.6 4.8 3.0
1970 5,520 98 261 864 1,513 1,491 870 362 59 2.7 1.0 3.7 6.5 8.0 7.0 5.9 4.2 3.1
Unspecified cirrhosis
2005 14,016 28 90 862 2,980 3,299 3,056 2,862 838 4.7 0.2 2.0 7.0 10.9 16.4 21.9 16.5 4.6
2004 13,872 17 78 913 3,0`8 3,067 3,121 2,843 815 4.7 0.2 2.1 7.3 10.5 16.9 21.9 16.7 4.6
2003 14,495 12 113 1,025 3,108 3,065 3,424 2,939 808 5.0 0.3 2.3 7.6 11.0 18.7 22.8 17.1 4.9
2002 14,077 15 111 1,128 2,965 2,849 3,257 2,951 799 4.9 0.3 2.5 7.4 10.7 17.8 23.2 17.5 4.9
2001 13,864 10 104 1,150 2,949 2,674 3,359 2,823 794 4.9 0.3 2.5 7.5 10.6 18.3 22.4 17.8 4.9
2000 13,489 28 119 1,099 2,664 2,675 3,308 2,783 812 4.8 0.3 2.4 7.0 10.9 18.0 22.4 18.9 4.8
1999 13,329 17 130 1,079 2,457 2,621 3,421 2,824 780 4.8 0.3 2.4 6.7 11.0 18.6 23.1 18.8 4.9
1998 12,289 23 125 995 2,089 2,307 3,297 2,725 725 4.5 0.3 2.2 5.9 10.0 17.8 22.7 18.0 4.6
1997 12,087 27 112 1,004 1,926 2,279 3,421 2,601 716 4.4 0.3 2.3 5.6 10.3 18.3 22.0 18.3 4.6
1996 11,815 23 119 1,037 1,821 2,298 3,401 2,479 635 4.4 0.3 2.4 5.6 10.6 18.1 21.5 16.7 4.5
1995 11,763 36 133 1,043 1,701 2,276 3,402 2,503 668 4.4 0.3 2.4 5.4 10.7 18.0 22.3 18.1 4.6
1994 11,888 22 160 1,075 1,694 2,416 3,470 2,400 649 4.5 0.4 2.6 5.6 11.4 18.5 21.9 18.2 4.7
1993 12,074 32 197 1,102 1,606 2,504 3,528 2,502 601 4.6 0.5 2.7 5.6 11.9 18.9 23.2 17.4 4.9
1992 11,750 28 176 987 1,528 2,458 3,551 2,416 603 4.6 0.4 2.5 5.5 11.7 19.2 22.9 18.2 4.8
1991 12,053 23 212 991 1,544 2,717 3,573 2,396 592 4.8 0.5 2.5 6.0 12.9 19.5 23.2 18.6 5.0
1990 12,124 34 195 1,001 1,567 2,807 3,532 2,422 564 4.9 0.5 2.6 6.2 13.3 19.5 24.0 18.4 5.2
1989 12,583 36 233 1,029 1,588 3,024 3,731 2,372 568 5.1 0.5 2.8 6.4 14.2 20.9 24.1 19.1 5.4
1988 12,713 35 235 1,102 1,782 3,234 3,661 2,191 470 5.2 0.5 3.1 7.4 15.0 20.8 22.8 16.3 5.6
1987 12,807 39 296 1,059 1,732 3,360 3,693 2,160 466 5.3 0.7 3.1 7.5 15.4 21.2 23.0 16.5 5.7
1986 13,071 34 285 1,016 1,861 3,546 3,821 2,053 454 5.4 0.7 3.1 8.2 16.1 22.3 22.5 16.6 5.9
1985 13,192 37 304 952 1,994 3,611 3,782 2,070 440 5.5 0.7 3.0 8.9 16.3 22.4 23.3 16.5 6.0
1984 13,527 47 301 910 2,162 3,792 3,928 2,001 384 5.7 0.7 3.0 9.7 17.1 23.6 23.1 14.8 6.2
1983 13,843 37 342 985 2,343 4,046 3,790 1,903 394 5.9 0.9 3.4 10.5 18.3 23.1 22.6 15.6 6.5
1982 13,876 56 325 981 2,389 4,052 3,880 1,833 358 6.0 0.8 3.5 10.7 18.4 24.0 22.3 14.7 6.6
1981 14,712 49 321 1,084 2,657 4,343 4,090 1,787 378 6.4 0.8 4.1 11.8 19.8 25.7 22.4 16.1 7.1
1980 14,792 65 314 1,104 2,935 4,444 3,906 1,687 331 6.5 0.8 4.3 12.9 20.4 25.0 21.7 14.6 7.2
1979 14,540 62 333 1,222 3,009 4,313 3,755 1,551 293 6.5 0.9 4.9 13.1 20.1 24.5 20.4 13.5 7.2
1978 13,597 80 315 1,117 2,909 4,085 3,395 1,396 295 6.1 0.9 4.6 12.5 19.4 22.7 18.9 14.2 6.8
1977 13,911 77 357 1,184 3,104 4,199 3,389 1,353 245 6.3 1.1 5.0 13.3 20.3 23.1 18.7 12.4 7.1
1976 14,072 81 330 1,265 3,268 4,342 3,272 1,247 262 6.5 1.0 5.5 13.8 21.3 22.9 17.7 14.0 7.3
1975 14,142 101 288 1,273 3,345 4,409 3,240 1,248 236 6.6 0.9 5.6 14.1 22.0 23.2 17.9 12.9 7.4
1974 15,143 111 356 1,453 3,655 4,653 3,433 1,247 232 7.1 1.2 6.4 15.4 23.5 25.2 18.3 13.4 8.1
1973 15,385 105 350 1,585 3,798 4,766 3,320 1,230 229 7.3 1.2 7.0 16.0 24.4 25.0 18.5 14.0 8.3
19723 14,860 94 366 1,608 3,774 4,540 3,002 1,262 212 7.1 1.3 7.1 16.0 23.5 23.0 19.5 13.6 8.2
1971 14,555 128 316 1,495 3,818 4,417 2,947 1,212 217 7.0 1.2 6.5 16.2 23.2 23.1 19.2 14.6 8.1
1970 14,672 146 326 1,618 3,727 4,426 2,970 1,231 225 7.2 1.3 7.0 16.0 23.7 23.8 20.0 15.9 8.3

1 Rates per 100,000 population computed by the direct standardization method, using the Year 2000 total population of the United States as the standard age distribution.
2 Includes deaths in which age of decedent was unknown; age-specific numbers of deaths may not sum to total.
3 Deaths based on a 50-percent sample.

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