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Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 9.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 163th.
14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st. 46% more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 31.1
Ranked 5th. 11% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.86%
Ranked 100th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 7% more than Switzerland

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 18,000
Ranked 79th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 67 times more than Switzerland

Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 82% more than United States
3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Life expectancy > Men 80 years
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Life expectancy > Women 85 years
Ranked 4th. 5% more than United States
81 years
Ranked 33th.
Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Females 2,100
Ranked 21st.
3,633
Ranked 3rd. 73% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 81.07 years
Ranked 15th. 3% more than United States
78.37 years
Ranked 47th.

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 80.5
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than United States
76.3
Ranked 42nd.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 82.7
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
78.64
Ranked 40th.

Obesity 7.7%
Ranked 27th.
30.6%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Switzerland
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 3.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 57% more than United States
2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st.

Probability of not reaching 60 9.6%
Ranked 37th.
12.8%
Ranked 24th. 33% more than Switzerland
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 68.32
Ranked 24th.
69.03
Ranked 23th. 1% more than Switzerland
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 1.42 births per woman
Ranked 149th.
2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th. 44% more than Switzerland

Probability of reaching 65 > Male 82.2%
Ranked 10th. 6% more than United States
77.4%
Ranked 32nd.
Infant mortality rate > Total 4.08 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 195th.
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 49% more than Switzerland

Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Males 3,488
Ranked 24th.
6,291
Ranked 5th. 80% more than Switzerland
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 1.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 82% more than Switzerland

Daily smokers 26.8%
Ranked 15th. 53% more than United States
17.5%
Ranked 29th.
Teenage pregnancy 1,092 births
Ranked 24th.
494,357 births
Ranked 1st. 453 times more than Switzerland
Quality of health care system > Cost 37.96
Ranked 45th.
45.81
Ranked 41st. 21% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 85
Ranked 6th. 5% more than United States
81.1
Ranked 43th.

Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 3.7
Ranked 168th.
6
Ranked 151st. 62% more than Switzerland

Deaths > Percent deaths registered 90-100 90-100
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 125
Ranked 107th.
133
Ranked 86th. 6% more than Switzerland
Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 71.15
Ranked 4th. 18% more than United States
60.5
Ranked 10th.
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 75.96
Ranked 9th. 2% more than United States
74.69
Ranked 16th.
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 0.4%
Ranked 69th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Switzerland

Death rates > Children under 5 4.4
Ranked 158th.
7.8
Ranked 139th. 77% more than Switzerland

Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.94
Ranked 65th.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 12% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth > Female 84.05 years
Ranked 14th. 4% more than United States
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd.

Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 92
Ranked 17th.
95.58
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Switzerland
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 6
Ranked 184th. 67% more than United States
3.6
Ranked 196th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 78.24 years
Ranked 19th. 3% more than United States
75.92 years
Ranked 44th.

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 4.1
Ranked 83th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 80.77
Ranked 9th. 1% more than United States
80.1
Ranked 12th.
Motor vehicle deaths 8.6 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 14th.
15.5 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Switzerland
Access to sanitation 100%
Ranked 3rd. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 6th.
Maternal mortality 5 per 100,000
Ranked 131st.
8 per 100,000
Ranked 119th. 60% more than Switzerland
Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 73
Ranked 13th.
74.35
Ranked 11th. 2% more than Switzerland
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 2.32
Ranked 76th.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 68% more than Switzerland

Deaths > Deaths of infants 296
Ranked 20th.
24,548
Ranked 3rd. 83 times more than Switzerland

Death rates > Men 78.37
Ranked 156th.
141.23
Ranked 129th. 80% more than Switzerland

Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 5.5
Ranked 27th. 77% more than United States
3.1
Ranked 37th.

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $9,120.81
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
$8,607.88
Ranked 4th.

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 72
Ranked 15th.
74.92
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Switzerland
Probability of reaching 65 > Female 90.5%
Ranked 6th. 6% more than United States
85.7%
Ranked 33th.
Births and maternity > All births of boys 42,435
Ranked 18th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 50 times more than Switzerland

Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more 37.1 64.5
Births and maternity > Number of births 80,290
Ranked 24th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 51 times more than Switzerland

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 5,571.9$
Ranked 3rd.
6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. 9% more than Switzerland

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 5
Ranked 146th. 3 times more than United States
2
Ranked 165th.
Life expectancy > Healthy years 72.8 years
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than United States
67.6 years
Ranked 22nd.
Obesity > Obese population aged 15 or more > Females 7.5 33.4
Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 81.24 years
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
77.71 years
Ranked 34th.

Dependency ratio per 100 48
Ranked 139th.
51
Ranked 125th. 6% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy > Female 84.61
Ranked 5th. 4% more than United States
81
Ranked 34th.

Infant mortality > Infant mortality 4.4 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 13th.
6.9 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 3rd. 57% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 78.7 years
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Spending > Per person 3,857
Ranked 2nd.
4,271
Ranked 1st. 11% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy > Male 79.83
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
76
Ranked 34th.

Death rates > Infants 4
Ranked 157th.
6.8
Ranked 139th. 70% more than Switzerland

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 74.04
Ranked 7th. 6% more than United States
69.57
Ranked 14th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 37.01
Ranked 27th.
79.36
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 4.5 births
Ranked 177th.
49.83 births
Ranked 83th. 11 times more than Switzerland

Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more 29.4 34
Death rates > Women 45.6
Ranked 156th.
81.46
Ranked 121st. 79% more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Future births 122.59
Ranked 96th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 42 times more than Switzerland

Births > Low birth weight 6.3%
Ranked 13th.
7.8%
Ranked 5th. 24% more than Switzerland
Teenage pregnancy per million 153.59 births
Ranked 25th.
1,792.1 births
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Switzerland
Teen birth rate 5
Ranked 39th.
64
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 10.3
Ranked 42nd.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 31% more than Switzerland

Deaths > Deaths of infant boys 168
Ranked 31st.
13,698
Ranked 2nd. 82 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.4
Ranked 58th.
27
Ranked 10th. 11% more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 10.26
Ranked 39th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 31% more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Twin births per million people 344.27
Ranked 10th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 30% more than Switzerland

Life expectancy > Life expectancy at birth > Total 81.7 Number of years
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than United States
77.8 Number of years
Ranked 24th.
Nurses 10.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 32% more than United States
8.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th.
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 3.97
Ranked 6th. 49% more than United States
2.67
Ranked 13th.

Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.47
Ranked 83th.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 12% more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Single births 77,990
Ranked 19th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 51 times more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > All births of boys per thousand people 5.31
Ranked 27th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 30% more than Switzerland

Life expectancy > 95 percent range (84.30-84.70) (80.50-80.60)
Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 120
Ranked 132nd. 20% more than United States
100
Ranked 147th.

Contraception 82%
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than United States
76%
Ranked 8th.
Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more > Males 45.4 67.2
Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 17.48
Ranked 3rd. 78% more than United States
9.81
Ranked 14th.

Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people 17.31
Ranked 33th.
35.08
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Infant mortality rate > Female 3.6 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 194th.
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 49% more than Switzerland

Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 7.28 per 100,000 people
Ranked 178th. 61% more than United States
4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 60
Ranked 40th. 15% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people 21.23
Ranked 34th.
44.28
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Suicide rate > Gender ratio 2.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 49th.
4.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 18th. 67% more than Switzerland
Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 92%
Ranked 106th. 2% more than United States
90%
Ranked 119th.

SARS total cases 1
Ranked 25th.
29
Ranked 7th. 29 times more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 8 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 151st.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 3 times more than Switzerland

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 81
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than United States
77
Ranked 30th.
Red Cross donations 99.6 million
Ranked 2nd.
221.26 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Switzerland
Health care system > Total public and private health insurance coverage 100%
Ranked 10th. 18% more than United States
84.9%
Ranked 33th.
Survival rate > To age 65 > Men 87.97
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
83.35
Ranked 27th.

Suicide rate > Young males 25 per 100,000 people
Ranked 11th. 14% more than United States
21.9 per 100,000 people
Ranked 15th.
Health care system > Population covered by public health insurance 100%
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
31.8%
Ranked 34th.
Health care funding > Total per capita $3,222.00 per capita
Ranked 2nd.
$4,631.00 per capita
Ranked 1st. 44% more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total 10,694
Ranked 22nd.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 77 times more than Switzerland

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 360
Ranked 182nd.
450
Ranked 156th. 25% more than Switzerland
Respiratory disease child death rate 1.93 (est) 40.43 (est)
Births and maternity > Caesarean birth rate 30%
Ranked 17th.
31%
Ranked 13th. 3% more than Switzerland

Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (men) 7.5%
Ranked 11th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Switzerland
Circulatory disease deaths 218 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 15th.
265 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 5th. 22% more than Switzerland
Tobacco > Male smoking rate 30.7
Ranked 79th. 17% more than United States
26.3
Ranked 95th.
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 140
Ranked 181st.
179
Ranked 162nd. 28% more than Switzerland
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 95
Ranked 145th.
4,864
Ranked 54th. 51 times more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 83.9 years
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Suicide rate > Young females 4.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 21st. 26% more than United States
3.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 26th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 86.96%
Ranked 41st. The same as United States
86.96%
Ranked 50th.

Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more > Males 37.5 39.7
Infant mortality rate > Male 4.53 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 191st.
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 48% more than Switzerland

Deaths > Deaths of infant girls 137
Ranked 26th.
10,850
Ranked 2nd. 79 times more than Switzerland

Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 73.2
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
69.3
Ranked 29th.
Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births 3
Ranked 14th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 145 times more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Twin births 2,724
Ranked 14th.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 50 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate 8%
Ranked 9th.
33%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Switzerland
Intestinal diseases death rate 2.97%
Ranked 99th.
7.35%
Ranked 84th. 2 times more than Switzerland
Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.04
Ranked 98th.
1.06
Ranked 76th. 2% more than Switzerland
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 22.2
Ranked 41st. 3% more than United States
21.5
Ranked 43th.
Infant mortality > Female babies 4 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 183th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th. 70% more than Switzerland

Acute care beds 4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 38% more than United States
2.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
Health services > Outpatient visits per capita 11
Ranked 5th. 22% more than United States
9
Ranked 7th.

Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.4%
Ranked 73th.
0.7%
Ranked 56th. 75% more than Switzerland

Health care funding > Public per capita $1,793.00 per capita
Ranked 7th.
$2,051.00 per capita
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Switzerland
Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $ $4,416.70
Ranked 5th.
$7,289.82
Ranked 1st. 65% more than Switzerland

Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 34
Ranked 163th.
50
Ranked 122nd. 47% more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Triplet births 91
Ranked 11th.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 65 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate 8%
Ranked 8th.
31%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Switzerland
Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 11.03
Ranked 1st. 12% more than United States
9.81
Ranked 3rd.

Child maltreatment deaths 0.8 per 100,000 children
Ranked 6th.
2.2 per 100,000 children
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Switzerland
Health spending per capita 6,107.77
Ranked 5th.
7,284.7
Ranked 4th. 19% more than Switzerland

Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.86
Ranked 178th. 2% more than United States
4.76
Ranked 179th.

Drug access 95%
Ranked 8th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 15th.
Percentage of life lived in ill health > Female 10.2%
Ranked 29th.
13.5%
Ranked 6th. 32% more than Switzerland
Years lived in ill health > Female 8.4 years
Ranked 29th.
10.7 years
Ranked 4th. 27% more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > All births of girls 39,729
Ranked 18th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 51 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Measles cases 1,015
Ranked 22nd. 34 times more than United States
30
Ranked 69th.
Deaths > Urban deaths of infants 218
Ranked 21st.
42,750
Ranked 2nd. 196 times more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Single births per thousand people 9.86
Ranked 25th.
13
Ranked 14th. 32% more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 1.35
Ranked 28th.
2.71
Ranked 27th. Twice as much as Switzerland

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 12.58
Ranked 167th.
16.15
Ranked 162nd. 28% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.942
Ranked 4th. 9% more than United States
0.863
Ranked 33th.
Total fertility rate 1.4
Ranked 152nd.
2.1
Ranked 118th. 50% more than Switzerland
Duration of hospitalisation 9.3 days
Ranked 1st. 60% more than United States
5.8 days
Ranked 12th.
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 45
Ranked 186th.
80
Ranked 145th. 78% more than Switzerland

Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 5 16
Smoking rate > Women 23
Ranked 35th. 21% more than United States
19
Ranked 47th.
Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people 11.5
Ranked 8th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 67% more than Switzerland

Growth in health expenditure > Per annum 2.5%
Ranked 14th.
3.2%
Ranked 8th. 28% more than Switzerland
HIV AIDS > Women living with aids 15-49 0.5
Ranked 58th.
0.61
Ranked 54th. 22% more than Switzerland
Infant mortality > Male babies 4.7 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 183th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 163th. 45% more than Switzerland

Influenza > Swine flu cases > April 2009 > 30 1
Ranked 9th.
109
Ranked 1st. 109 times more than Switzerland
Health care funding > Private per capita $1,429.00 per capita
Ranked 2nd.
$2,580.00 per capita
Ranked 1st. 81% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Life expectancy > Male healthy years 71.1 years
Ranked 2nd. 7% more than United States
66.4 years
Ranked 22nd.
Children living with AIDS per 1000 0.0409
Ranked 59th. 19% more than United States
0.0345
Ranked 61st.
Children living with AIDS 300
Ranked 70th.
10,000
Ranked 34th. 33 times more than Switzerland
Daily smokers > 1990 28.2%
Ranked 19th. 10% more than United States
25.6%
Ranked 26th.
Red Cross donations per capita 13.86
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than United States
0.784
Ranked 13th.
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 16000 1200000
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 75.3
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than United States
71.3
Ranked 29th.
Percentage of life lived in ill health > Males 8%
Ranked 28th.
10.8%
Ranked 9th. 35% more than Switzerland
Diseases > Measles cases per million people 134.42
Ranked 7th. 1350 times more than United States
0.0996
Ranked 112th.
SARS fatalities 0.0
Ranked 21st.
0.0
Ranked 26th.
HIVAIDS > Adult prevalence rate 15-49 years, 0.5
Ranked 58th.
0.6
Ranked 55th. 20% more than Switzerland
Spending > Private 2.8%
Ranked 43th.
7.1%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Switzerland
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 71.1
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
67.2
Ranked 29th.
Spending > Public 7.6% 5.7% (1999)
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 3,446
Ranked 3rd.
5,274
Ranked 1st. 53% more than Switzerland
Influenza > 2009 Flu Pandemic Summary > First Case 4/30/2009 28/03/2009
Years lived in ill health > Male 6.2 years
Ranked 27th.
8 years
Ranked 7th. 29% more than Switzerland
Survival rate > To age 65 > Women 93.29
Ranked 6th. 5% more than United States
88.79
Ranked 42nd.

Circulatory disease deaths per million 30.52 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 7th. 32 times more than United States
0.95 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 18th.
Life expectancy > Female healthy years 74.4 years
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than United States
68.8 years
Ranked 24th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 5900 300000
Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 10
Ranked 135th.
24
Ranked 116th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (women) 7.5%
Ranked 11th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Switzerland
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 45
Ranked 186th.
80
Ranked 145th. 78% more than Switzerland

Child injury death index 9.6
Ranked 10th.
14.1
Ranked 4th. 47% more than Switzerland
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 161st.
8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 152nd. 33% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 83
Ranked 7th. 4% more than United States
80
Ranked 32nd.
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 78
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than United States
75
Ranked 28th.
Life expectancy > Centenarians per 100,000 people 16.64
Ranked 12th.
17.3
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Switzerland
Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 7,600
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than United States
2,100
Ranked 47th.
Caesarian birth rate 10%
Ranked 18th.
23%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Switzerland
Diseases > Total tetanus cases 1
Ranked 103th.
20
Ranked 42nd. 20 times more than Switzerland
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
Duration of hospitalisation per million 1.29 days
Ranked 3rd. 63 times more than United States
0.0206 days
Ranked 16th.
Deaths > Rural deaths of infants 87
Ranked 20th.
33,513
Ranked 2nd. 385 times more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 0.379
Ranked 12th.
1.42
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Switzerland

Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 6.36%
Ranked 118th.
9.35%
Ranked 60th. 47% more than Switzerland
Life expectancy > 95% range (84.30-84.70) (80.50-80.60)
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 86th.
0.0
Ranked 98th.
Diseases > Total tetanus cases per million people 0.132
Ranked 110th. Twice as much as United States
0.0664
Ranked 116th.
Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 11.5%
Ranked 6th.
15.4%
Ranked 1st. 34% more than Switzerland

Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 10.86%
Ranked 15th.
17.85%
Ranked 3rd. 64% more than Switzerland

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 7.11%
Ranked 26th.
8.2%
Ranked 12th. 15% more than Switzerland

Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 21.02%
Ranked 6th. 6% more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 12th.

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 3.76%
Ranked 40th.
9.65%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Switzerland

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 25%
Ranked 111th. 2 times more than United States
11.29%
Ranked 169th.

Deaths > Urban deaths of infants per million people 27.55
Ranked 19th.
213
Ranked 12th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Deaths > Rural deaths of infants per million people 11
Ranked 20th.
166.98
Ranked 14th. 15 times more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 >90
Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 23.1%
Ranked 7th. 20% more than United States
19.2%
Ranked 13th.

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 87%
Ranked 34th. The same as United States
87%
Ranked 42nd.

Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.4%
Ranked 79th.
0.6%
Ranked 69th. 50% more than Switzerland

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 82%
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than United States
64.2%
Ranked 7th.

Expenditure > Private > % of GDP 4.77%
Ranked 10th.
8.52%
Ranked 1st. 79% more than Switzerland

Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 36.88%
Ranked 58th. 48% more than United States
25%
Ranked 91st.

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 9th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 21st.

Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 100%
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 14th.

Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 93%
Ranked 85th.
96%
Ranked 58th. 3% more than Switzerland

Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 92%
Ranked 106th. The same as United States
92%
Ranked 107th.

Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 95%
Ranked 82nd. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 85th.

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 6.31%
Ranked 118th. 5 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 45
Ranked 186th.
80
Ranked 145th. 78% more than Switzerland

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 82%
Ranked 131st.
93%
Ranked 83th. 13% more than Switzerland

Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people 4.97
Ranked 29th.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 32% more than Switzerland

Diseases > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 30.1%
Ranked 100th. 52% more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 137th.

% immunized 1-year-old children > Measles 79
Ranked 121st.
91
Ranked 80th. 15% more than Switzerland
Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Male > % ages 15-24 0.4%
Ranked 59th.
0.7%
Ranked 39th. 75% more than Switzerland
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases 0.0
Ranked 86th.
0.0
Ranked 99th.
Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 75.04%
Ranked 117th. 3 times more than United States
22.59%
Ranked 179th.

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Legal
Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 100%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 32nd.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 7th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 7th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 48th.

Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 8th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 18th.

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths 100%
Ranked 2nd. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 2nd.
Health spending > % of GDP 10.8%
Ranked 8th.
15.68%
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than Switzerland

Nutrition > Low-birthweight babies > % of births 6.3%
Ranked 32nd.
7.8%
Ranked 12th. 24% more than Switzerland

Public health spending > % of GDP 6.4%
Ranked 27th.
7.14%
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Switzerland

Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 100%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than United States
99.3%
Ranked 17th.

SARS female cases % 0.0
Ranked 25th.
48%
Ranked 15th.
SARS fatality ratio % 0.0
Ranked 21st.
0.0
Ranked 26th.
Risk factors > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 36.8%
Ranked 60th. 76% more than United States
20.91%
Ranked 125th.

Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Female > % ages 15-24 0.5%
Ranked 56th. 67% more than United States
0.3%
Ranked 65th.
Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.6%
Ranked 63th. The same as United States
0.6%
Ranked 65th.

% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 100
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 10th.
External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 140th.
0.0
Ranked 146th.
Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 22.9%
Ranked 22nd.
65.7%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Switzerland
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Total 100
Ranked 5th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 10th.
Drinking water availability % 100%
Ranked 5th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 10th.
% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 95
Ranked 65th. 1% more than United States
94
Ranked 75th.
SARS median age range 35
Ranked 19th. 6% more than United States
33
Ranked 21st.
Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 42.1%
Ranked 90th.
55.1%
Ranked 51st. 31% more than Switzerland
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP 11.2%
Ranked 4th.
14.6%
Ranked 1st. 30% more than Switzerland
Public health spending > % of total health spending 59.27%
Ranked 94th. 30% more than United States
45.54%
Ranked 139th.

Public spending as % of total 57.9%
Ranked 22nd. 29% more than United States
44.9%
Ranked 25th.
Public health spending > % of government spending 19.8%
Ranked 4th. 2% more than United States
19.45%
Ranked 6th.

Private health spending > % of GDP 4.4%
Ranked 21st.
8.54%
Ranked 2nd. 94% more than Switzerland

Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 1,995
Ranked 12th.
2,368
Ranked 5th. 19% more than Switzerland
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total 100
Ranked 4th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 8th.
Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5%
Ranked 100th. The same as United States
5%
Ranked 116th.

Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 74.8%
Ranked 141st. 3 times more than United States
25.4%
Ranked 180th.
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Rural 100
Ranked 4th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 9th.
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Rural 100
Ranked 4th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 8th.
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Urban 100
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 12th.
Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 138th.
0.0
Ranked 147th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 7th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

Smoking prevalence > Males > % of adults 26.5%
Ranked 14th. 10% more than United States
24.1%
Ranked 28th.

Disease prevention > Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 90%
Ranked 105th.
92%
Ranked 92nd. 2% more than Switzerland

Disease prevention > Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months 95%
Ranked 74th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 76th.

% immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3 94
Ranked 73th. 4% more than United States
90
Ranked 96th.
Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 65.42%
Ranked 79th. 42% more than United States
45.94%
Ranked 138th.

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 9.7%
Ranked 11th. 70% more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

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