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China Disease Surveillance Points 1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
1998 全国疾病监测系统
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 12/1998
Data type
Vital registration:
  • National vital registration
  • Urban-rural representative

The Disease Surveillance Points (DSP) 1998 contains mortality and morbidity data for China. The data are broken down by age, sex, and cause of death (with ICD-9 codes), and tabulations are also divided into urban and rural categories. Surveillance occured at 145 voluntary sites in urban and rural areas.  In 1998, the DSP covered a population of 8,870,603 people and 47,907 deaths were reported. The adjusted death rate was 696.49 per 100,000 people. Cardiovascular disease and COPD were the most common causes of death, with adjusted death rates (per 100,000) of 223.96 and 132.72, respectively.