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Tanzania

Tanzania Health Stats

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  • Death rates > Infants: Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year."
  • Death rates > Men: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages."
  • Death rates > Women: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages."
  • Dependency ratio per 100: Dependency ratio (per 100), 2003
  • HIV AIDS > Deaths: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
  • 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.
  • Intestinal diseases death rate: Death rate from intestinal infectious diseases
    Units: Deaths/100,000 Population
    Units: The final number is based on an aggregation of deaths recorded for WHO code B01 for all age groups by sex. These were then combined with UN Population Division population data for the country in that particular year. The death rates were standardized utilizing the age structure for the population of Canada. See page 22 of the2001 ESI report for more details on the methodology.
  • Life expectancy > Female: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy > Male: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Smoking rate > Women: Prevalence of smoking, female is the percentage of women ages 15 and over who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, and excluding smokeless tobacco. Data include daily and non-daily smoking."
  • Teenage mother birth rate: Teenage mothers are the percentage of women ages 15-19 who already have children or are currently pregnant.
  • Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate, 2003
  • Women circumcised: Estimated number of women circumcised
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Death rates > Infants 68.4 2009 31st out of 183
Death rates > Men 377.27 2008 24th out of 143
Death rates > Women 362.15 2008 15th out of 143
Dependency ratio per 100 90 2003 21st out of 166
HIV AIDS > Deaths 86,000 2009 4th out of 66
Infant mortality rate > Female 59.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 23th out of 216
Infant mortality rate > Male 73.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 20th out of 216
Infant mortality rate > Total 66.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 21st out of 216
Intestinal diseases death rate 30.75% 2001 36th out of 141
Life expectancy > Female 56.45 2008 156th out of 182
Life expectancy > Male 54.88 2008 151st out of 182
Smoking rate > Women 2 2006 110th out of 136
Teenage mother birth rate 26 2005 3rd out of 13
Total fertility rate 5.1 2003 30th out of 166
Women circumcised 1.5 1994 14th out of 27

SOURCES: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Report 2010. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).; (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm, (2) University of California, Berkeley, and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Human Mortality Database. [ www.mortality.org or www.humanmortality.de] downloaded on Dec. 10, 2009.; World Health Organization; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Health Organisation. 1997-1999 World Health Statistics Annual. Geneva: WHO, 2000; (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables), (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic.; Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; Unicef (1994)

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