Table 3

Research funding and disease burden

CancerCHDDementiaStroke
Total number of cases, thousands225422867611168
Funding per case
 Government£69£33£97£37
 Charities£172£40£22£11
 Total£241£73£118£48
Total number of DALYs, thousands29141504400686
Funding per DALY
 Government£54£50£184£62
 Charities£133£61£42£19
 Total£187£110£225£82
Total health and social care, £ millions£5020£2544£11 580£2936
Funding per £10 in disease costs
 Government£0.31£0.29£0.06£0.15
 Charities£0.77£0.36£0.01£0.05
 Total£1.08£0.65£0.08£0.19
  • DALYs, disability adjusted life years.