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American Samoa

American Samoa Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Births and maternity > All births of girls: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Births and maternity > Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Births and maternity > Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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.
  • 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).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > All births of boys 946 1992 89th out of 108
Births and maternity > All births of girls 910 1992 89th out of 108
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 29.3 2006 10th out of 28
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 21.6 2006 16th out of 33
Births and maternity > Number of births 1,442 2006 25th out of 33
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 33.8 2006 49th out of 130
Deaths > Deaths of infants 17 2006 88th out of 109
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 289.85 2006 12th out of 102
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 7.3 2012 176th out of 205
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 0.78 1999 67th out of 82
Infant mortality rate 9.48 2005 125th out of 178
Infant mortality rate > Total 9.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 148th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Female 77.32 years 2011 96th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 74.21 years 2011 102nd out of 216
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 0.78 per 1,000 people 1999 69th out of 85

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; 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; World Development Indicators database

Citation

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American Samoa Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 15 Infant mortality rate 3
Deaths 6 Life expectancy at birth 3