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Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Health Stats

Definitions

  • 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 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 > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 girls 375 2012 42nd out of 45
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 29 2010 35th out of 62
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 14.6 2010 25th out of 54
Births and maternity > Number of births 821 2010 51st out of 54
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 31.8 2010 20th out of 45
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 36.03 2010 60th out of 79
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 12 2012 162nd out of 205
Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3 1990 70th out of 143
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.94 1997 50th out of 106
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3 per 1,000 people 1990 71st out of 148
Infant mortality rate 8.41 2005 132nd out of 178
Infant mortality rate > Total 6.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 163th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.39 years 2011 20th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 80.68 years 2011 21st out of 216
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.94 per 1,000 people 1997 49th out of 108

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. 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.; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"Cayman Islands Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Cayman-Islands/Health

Cayman Islands Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 23 Infant mortality rate 3
Deaths 6 Life expectancy at birth 3
Disease prevention 6