Diseases that cannot be passed from person to person are called noncommunicable.
Included here, with the relative percentages of deaths in this group, Chronic diseases, are
A. Cancer [Malignant neoplasms] U060 Map 418, (21% of deaths).
B. Non-malignant tumours [Other neoplasms] U078 Map 435, (0.4% of deaths).
C. Diabetes mellitus U079 Map 436, (3% of deaths,).
D. Other hormone conditions [Endocrine disorders] U080 Map 437, (1% of deaths).
E. Brain diseases and mental illness [Neuropsychiatric conditions] excluding suicide U081 Map 438, (3% of deaths).
F. Vision and hearing disorders [Sense organ diseases] U098 Map 449, (0.01% of deaths).
G. Diseases of the heart and of arteries [Cardiovascular diseases] U104 Map 451, (50% of deaths).
H. Chronic bronchitis and asthma [Respiratory diseases] U111 Map 457, (11% of deaths).
I. Peptic ulcer etc [Digestive diseases], U115 Map 460, (6% of deaths).
J. Kidney diseas etc [Genitourinary diseases] U120 Map 464, (3% of deaths).
K. Skin diseases U124 Map 467, (0.2% of deaths).
L. Diseases of muscles, bones and joints [Musculoskeletal diseases] U125 Map 467, (0.3% of deaths).
M. Abnormalities that children are born with [Congenital anomalies] U131 Map 471, (1% of deaths).
N. Mouth and teeth problems [Dental conditions] U143 Map 472, (0.005% of deaths).
Note that all of the sections exclude any conditions due to infection, and conditions due to cancer are put in section A and excluded from all the other sections.
Noncommunicable diseases caused 59% of all deaths worldwide in 2002, an average of 5387 deaths per million people per year. 50% of those deaths were due to cardivascular disease U104, and 21 % due to cancer U078.