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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total: Legally induced abortions by urban/rural residence of woman.
  • Births and maternity > All births of boys: 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.
  • 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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total 32 2005 59th out of 61
Births and maternity > All births of boys 236 2008 94th out of 101
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 28 2001 20th out of 26
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 12.6 2008 20th out of 21
Births and maternity > Number of births 453 2008 19th out of 21
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 25.5 2005 68th out of 123
Deaths > Deaths of infants 3 2008 88th out of 92
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 101.76 2008 36th out of 89
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 28 2012 123th out of 205
Infant mortality rate > Total 11.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 130th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Female 81.97 years 2011 43th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Male 76.39 years 2011 35th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 79.11 years 2011 39th out of 216

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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Turks and Caicos Islands Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 19 Infant mortality rate 3
Deaths 18 Life expectancy at birth 3
Disease prevention 7