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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).
  • Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.
  • Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS: DOTS detection rate is the percentage of estimated new infectious tuberculosis cases detected under the directly observed treatment, short course case detection and treatment strategy.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Male: The average number of years to be lived by amen in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained."
  • Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained."
  • Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling."
  • Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling."
  • Disease prevention > 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)."
  • Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed."
  • Health services > 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."
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.

Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 100%
Ranked 3rd. 20% more than Netherlands
83.28%
Ranked 68th.

Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS 112.21%
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Netherlands
46.58%
Ranked 122nd.

Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.39 years
Ranked 20th. 1% more than Netherlands
82.44 years
Ranked 36th.

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 80.68 years
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Netherlands
79.68 years
Ranked 34th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 78.02 years
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Netherlands
77.06 years
Ranked 32nd.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 96%
Ranked 53th.
100%
Ranked 35th. 4% more than Cayman Islands

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 96%
Ranked 68th.
100%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than Cayman Islands

Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access 95%
Ranked 74th.
100%
Ranked 42nd. 5% more than Cayman Islands

Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 95%
Ranked 116th.
100%
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than Cayman Islands

Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 86.96%
Ranked 48th. The same as Netherlands
86.96%
Ranked 75th.

Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 0.0
Ranked 166th.
83.65%
Ranked 59th.

Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3
Ranked 70th.
4.8
Ranked 24th. 60% more than Cayman Islands

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.; World Health Organisation and United Nations Children's Fund, Joint Measurement Programme (JMP) (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

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