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Country vs country: Guadeloupe and United States compared: Health

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  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
STAT Guadeloupe United States HISTORY
Infant mortality rate > Female 7.16 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 162nd. 33% more than United States
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Infant mortality rate > Male 9.59 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 161st. 43% more than United States
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th.

Infant mortality rate > Total 8.41 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 161st. 39% more than United States
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Life expectancy at birth > Female 81.37 years
Ranked 38th. 1% more than United States
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 74.91 years
Ranked 51st.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Guadeloupe

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 78.06 years
Ranked 43th.
78.37 years
Ranked 47th. About the same as Guadeloupe

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: List of countries by life expectancy

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