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Country vs country: Cayman Islands and Netherlands compared: Health

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  • Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total: Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.
  • Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79: Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79). Diabetes prevalence refers to the percentage of people ages 20-79 who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people). Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases. Incidence includes patients with HIV.
  • Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people: Physicians include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.
  • Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people: Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included.
  • Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.
  • Infant mortality rate: The number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country
  • Infant mortality rate > Female: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Infant mortality rate > Male: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Physicians > Per 1,000 people: Physicians are defined as graduates of any facility or school of medicine who are working in the country in any medical field (practice, teaching, research).
  • Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total: Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns."
  • Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases."
  • Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms: Tuberculosis case detection rate (%, all forms). Tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the percentage of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms).
STAT Cayman Islands Netherlands HISTORY
Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 100%
Ranked 2nd. The same as Netherlands
100%
Ranked 3rd.

Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 11.97%
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Netherlands
5.89%
Ranked 130th.

Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 12
Ranked 162nd. 90% more than Netherlands
6.3
Ranked 183th.

Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.94
Ranked 50th.
3.92
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Cayman Islands

Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
4.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 30th. 57% more than Cayman Islands

Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.43 per 100,000 people
Ranked 194th.
6.98 per 100,000 people
Ranked 180th. 58% more than Cayman Islands

Infant mortality rate 8.41
Ranked 132nd. 65% more than Netherlands
5.11
Ranked 159th.

Infant mortality rate > Female 5.65 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 166th. 39% more than Netherlands
4.07 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 188th.

Infant mortality rate > Male 7.6 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 162nd. 50% more than Netherlands
5.08 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 184th.

Infant mortality rate > Total 6.63 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 163th. 44% more than Netherlands
4.59 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 186th.

Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.

Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.
3.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 60% more than Cayman Islands

Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 100%
Ranked 5th. The same as Netherlands
100%
Ranked 4th.

Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 2.09
Ranked 187th.
6.71
Ranked 162nd. 3 times more than Cayman Islands

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 87%
Ranked 43th. The same as Netherlands
87%
Ranked 71st.

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; International Diabetes Federation, Diabetes Atlas.; World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Report.; World Health Organisation, OECD, supplemented by country data.; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: List of countries by life expectancy; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; World Health Organisation, Global Tuberculosis Control Report.; World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Control Report.

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