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Health Stats: compare key data on Canada & United States

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STAT Canada United States HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 10.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 155th.
14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st. 33% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 29.9
Ranked 5th. 7% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Births and maternity > Future births 510.41
Ranked 48th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Canada

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.89%
Ranked 72nd.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 5% more than Canada

Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th. 12% more than United States
3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Life expectancy > Men 79 years
Ranked 15th. 4% more than United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 81.38 years
Ranked 12th. 4% more than United States
78.37 years
Ranked 47th.

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 83.3
Ranked 21st. 3% more than United States
81.1
Ranked 43th.

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 78.94
Ranked 17th. 3% more than United States
76.3
Ranked 42nd.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 81.07
Ranked 17th. 3% more than United States
78.64
Ranked 40th.

Obesity 14.3%
Ranked 11th.
30.6%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Canada
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 2.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.
2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 10% more than Canada

Probability of not reaching 60 9.5%
Ranked 38th.
12.8%
Ranked 24th. 35% more than Canada
Quality of health care system > Cost 80.99
Ranked 4th. 77% more than United States
45.81
Ranked 41st.
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 71.98
Ranked 16th. 4% more than United States
69.03
Ranked 23th.
Blood types > O negative 7%
Ranked 5th. 6% more than United States
6.6%
Ranked 1st.
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 82.3%
Ranked 9th. 6% more than United States
77.4%
Ranked 32nd.
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 135
Ranked 81st. 2% more than United States
133
Ranked 86th.
Infant mortality rate > Total 4.92 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 178th.
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 23% more than Canada

Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Females 2,554
Ranked 10th.
3,633
Ranked 3rd. 42% more than Canada
Deaths > Percent deaths registered 90-100 90-100
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 1.51 births per woman
Ranked 146th.
2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th. 36% more than Canada

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 1.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 85% more than Canada

Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Males 4,168
Ranked 16th.
6,291
Ranked 5th. 51% more than Canada
Heart disease deaths 94.9 per 100,000 people
Ranked 16th.
106.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 13th. 12% more than Canada
Abortions 70,549
Ranked 11th.
1.21 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Canada
Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 4.7
Ranked 158th.
6
Ranked 151st. 28% more than Canada

Life expectancy > Women 83 years
Ranked 28th. 2% more than United States
81 years
Ranked 33th.
Blood types > AB negative 0.5%
Ranked 8th.
0.6%
Ranked 1st. 20% more than Canada
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 74.77
Ranked 15th. About the same as United States
74.69
Ranked 16th.
Blood types > O positive 39%
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than United States
37.4%
Ranked 1st.
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 0.3%
Ranked 88th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. Twice as much as Canada

Blood types > B negative 1.4%
Ranked 9th.
1.5%
Ranked 1st. 7% more than Canada
Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 41.78
Ranked 35th.
60.5
Ranked 10th. 45% more than Canada
Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3.4
Ranked 49th. 10% more than United States
3.1
Ranked 37th.

Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.7
Ranked 39th.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 8% more than Canada
Blood types > A Positive 36%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
35.7%
Ranked 1st.
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 68,000
Ranked 49th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 18 times more than Canada

Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 13.23 births
Ranked 153th.
49.83 births
Ranked 83th. 4 times more than Canada

Blood types > B positive 7.6%
Ranked 10th.
8.5%
Ranked 1st. 12% more than Canada
Probability of reaching 65 > Female 89.3%
Ranked 18th. 4% more than United States
85.7%
Ranked 33th.
Abortions per 1000 2.23
Ranked 14th.
4.17
Ranked 6th. 87% more than Canada
Blood types > AB positive 2.5%
Ranked 9th.
3.4%
Ranked 1st. 36% more than Canada
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 90.1
Ranked 20th.
95.58
Ranked 11th. 6% more than Canada
Deaths > Deaths of infants 1,911
Ranked 20th.
24,548
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Canada

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 3,037.6$
Ranked 17th.
6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as Canada

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $5,629.73
Ranked 9th.
$8,607.88
Ranked 4th. 53% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 14.1
Ranked 62nd.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Canada

Teenage pregnancy 19,920 births
Ranked 4th.
494,357 births
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Canada
Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 72.94
Ranked 14th.
74.35
Ranked 11th. 2% more than Canada
Births > Low birth weight 5.6%
Ranked 21st.
7.8%
Ranked 5th. 39% more than Canada
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.6
Ranked 191st. 28% more than United States
3.6
Ranked 196th.

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 11.3
Ranked 30th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 19% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 12 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 146th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 75% more than Canada

Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.91
Ranked 42nd.
2.67
Ranked 13th. 40% more than Canada

Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 29,923.05
Ranked 79th.
36,945.6
Ranked 65th. 23% more than Canada

Death rates > Children under 5 6.1
Ranked 150th.
7.8
Ranked 139th. 28% more than Canada

Death rates > Women 55.87
Ranked 158th.
81.46
Ranked 121st. 46% more than Canada

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 58.86
Ranked 27th.
69.57
Ranked 14th. 18% more than Canada
Death rates > Men 92.03
Ranked 160th.
141.23
Ranked 129th. 53% more than Canada

HIV AIDS > Deaths 1,500
Ranked 61st.
17,000
Ranked 18th. 11 times more than Canada

Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total 91,310
Ranked 11th.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Canada

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 70.99
Ranked 18th.
74.92
Ranked 11th. 6% more than Canada
Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 20
Ranked 164th.
100
Ranked 147th. 5 times more than Canada

Births and maternity > Number of births 380,863
Ranked 13th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Canada

Daily smokers 17%
Ranked 30th.
17.5%
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Canada
Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 80.18 years
Ranked 11th. 3% more than United States
77.71 years
Ranked 34th.

HIV AIDS > Deaths > Per capita 0.047 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
0.048 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 2% more than Canada

Health care system > Healthcare costs as a percent of GDP 10%
Ranked 4th.
16%
Ranked 1st. 60% more than Canada
Life expectancy > Male 78.76
Ranked 9th. 4% more than United States
76
Ranked 34th.

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 10.05
Ranked 8th. 2% more than United States
9.81
Ranked 14th.

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 76.4
Ranked 24th.
80.1
Ranked 12th. 5% more than Canada
Access to sanitation 100%
Ranked 21st. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 6th.
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 996.97 billion
Ranked 63th.
11.51 trillion
Ranked 21st. 12 times more than Canada

Health care system > Population covered by public health insurance 100%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States
31.8%
Ranked 34th.
Births by caesarean section 205 live births per 1,000 pe
Ranked 5th.
211 live births per 1,000 pe
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Canada
Infant mortality > Infant mortality 5.4 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 7th.
6.9 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Canada
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 2.02
Ranked 81st.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 94% more than Canada

Death rates > Infants 5.3
Ranked 147th.
6.8
Ranked 139th. 28% more than Canada

Life expectancy at birth > Female 84.1 years
Ranked 13th. 4% more than United States
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd.

Health care system > Total public and private health insurance coverage 100%
Ranked 8th. 18% more than United States
84.9%
Ranked 33th.
Life expectancy > Female 83.28
Ranked 11th. 3% more than United States
81
Ranked 34th.

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 73
Ranked 21st. 40% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Nurses 9.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 22% more than United States
8.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th.
Motor vehicle deaths 9.6 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 10th.
15.5 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 1st. 61% more than Canada
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 2,931
Ranked 7th.
5,274
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Canada
Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 2.8
Ranked 29th. 3% more than United States
2.71
Ranked 27th.

Spending > Per person 1,939
Ranked 14th.
4,271
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Canada
Births and maternity > Twin births per million people 364.84
Ranked 17th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 23% more than Canada

Respiratory disease deaths 41.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 15th.
51.6 per 100,000 people
Ranked 8th. 23% more than Canada
Obesity > Obese population aged 15 or more > Females 19 33.4
Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more 49.9 64.5
Digestive disease deaths 17.4 per 100,000 people
Ranked 19th.
20.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 16th. 18% more than Canada
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.3%
Ranked 99th.
0.7%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Canada

Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 98%
Ranked 53th. 9% more than United States
90%
Ranked 119th.

Health care system > Per capita spending on health 3,844 USD PPP
Ranked 3rd.
7,437 USD PPP
Ranked 1st. 93% more than Canada
Life expectancy at birth > Male 78.81 years
Ranked 12th. 4% more than United States
75.92 years
Ranked 44th.

Suicide rate > Gender ratio 4 per 100,000 people
Ranked 26th.
4.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 18th. 13% more than Canada
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 82.68 years
Ranked 10th. 2% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Life expectancy > Life expectancy at birth > Total 80.4 Number of years
Ranked 10th. 3% more than United States
77.8 Number of years
Ranked 24th.
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 72
Ranked 13th. 4% more than United States
69.3
Ranked 29th.
Life expectancy > 95 percent range (82.50-83.00) (80.50-80.60)
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 131
Ranked 184th.
179
Ranked 162nd. 37% more than Canada
Teenage pregnancy per million 658.56 births
Ranked 9th.
1,792.1 births
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Canada
Consultation with doctors 6.3 per person per year
Ranked 8th.
8.9 per person per year
Ranked 2nd. 41% more than Canada
Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate 14%
Ranked 6th.
33%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Canada
Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 10.05
Ranked 7th. 2% more than United States
9.81
Ranked 3rd.

Births and maternity > All births of boys 193,587
Ranked 16th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Canada

Circulatory disease deaths 219 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 14th.
265 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 5th. 21% more than Canada
Health spending per capita 4,409.12
Ranked 12th.
7,284.7
Ranked 4th. 65% more than Canada

Health care system > Medical staff > Physicians per 1000 people 2.2
Ranked 8th.
2.4
Ranked 7th. 9% more than Canada
Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.36
Ranked 59th.
27
Ranked 10th. 11% more than Canada
Suicide rate > Young males 24.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 12th. 13% more than United States
21.9 per 100,000 people
Ranked 15th.
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 77.8 years
Ranked 9th. 4% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 3
Ranked 162nd. 50% more than United States
2
Ranked 165th.
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 33
Ranked 165th.
50
Ranked 122nd. 52% more than Canada
HIV AIDS > Deaths per 1000 0.0474
Ranked 64th.
0.0554
Ranked 59th. 17% more than Canada

Survival rate > To age 65 > Men 86.4
Ranked 13th. 4% more than United States
83.35
Ranked 27th.

Drug access 95%
Ranked 53th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 15th.
Infant mortality > Female babies 4.7 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 175th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th. 45% more than Canada

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 374
Ranked 177th.
450
Ranked 156th. 20% more than Canada
Life expectancy > Healthy years 69.9 years
Ranked 18th. 3% more than United States
67.6 years
Ranked 22nd.
Suicide rate > Young females 6 per 100,000 people
Ranked 12th. 58% more than United States
3.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 26th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 57.36
Ranked 57th.
79.36
Ranked 33th. 38% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Twin births 12,305
Ranked 6th.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Canada

Survival rate > To age 65 > Women 91.67
Ranked 21st. 3% more than United States
88.79
Ranked 42nd.

Diseases > Cholera cases 1
Ranked 49th.
7
Ranked 41st. 7 times more than Canada
Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $ $3,898.81
Ranked 7th.
$7,289.82
Ranked 1st. 87% more than Canada

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 80
Ranked 14th. 4% more than United States
77
Ranked 30th.
Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 27.04
Ranked 25th.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 6% more than Canada
Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more 31.9 34
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 11.29
Ranked 28th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 19% more than Canada

Intestinal diseases death rate 0.3%
Ranked 130th.
7.35%
Ranked 84th. 25 times more than Canada
Health care funding > Total per capita $2,535.00 per capita
Ranked 5th.
$4,631.00 per capita
Ranked 1st. 83% more than Canada
Percentage of life lived in ill health > Female 12.6%
Ranked 8th.
13.5%
Ranked 6th. 7% more than Canada
Health services > Outpatient visits per capita 6.3
Ranked 22nd.
9
Ranked 7th. 43% more than Canada

Deaths > Preventable deaths per 100,000 people 77
Ranked 2nd.
96
Ranked 1st. 25% more than Canada
Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.72 per 100,000 people
Ranked 191st. 4% more than United States
4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.

Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more > Males 56.3 67.2
Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (men) 23.2%
Ranked 6th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Canada
Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.913
Ranked 19th. 6% more than United States
0.863
Ranked 33th.
Deaths > Deaths of infant boys 1,057
Ranked 17th.
13,698
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Canada

Child maltreatment deaths 0.7 per 100,000 children
Ranked 7th.
2.2 per 100,000 children
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Canada
Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more > Males 39.3 39.7
Deaths > Rural deaths of infants per million people 109.38
Ranked 17th.
166.98
Ranked 14th. 53% more than Canada

Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people 31.72
Ranked 46th.
44.28
Ranked 24th. 40% more than Canada

Teen birth rate 27
Ranked 19th.
64
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Canada
Synthetic marijauna > JWH-018 > Legal status > Date of Ban 6/3/2010 3/1/2011
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 55
Ranked 169th.
80
Ranked 145th. 45% more than Canada

Dependency ratio per 100 45
Ranked 153th.
51
Ranked 125th. 13% more than Canada
Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 12 16
Smoking rate > Women 18
Ranked 51st.
19
Ranked 47th. 6% more than Canada
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 463
Ranked 112th.
4,864
Ranked 54th. 11 times more than Canada
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 100%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Births and maternity > Caesarean birth rate 26%
Ranked 26th.
31%
Ranked 13th. 19% more than Canada

Contraception 75%
Ranked 11th.
76%
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Canada
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases 0.0
Ranked 174th.
0.0
Ranked 99th.
Infant mortality rate > Female 4.56 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 177th.
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 18% more than Canada

Health care funding > Private per capita $709.00 per capita
Ranked 4th.
$2,580.00 per capita
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Canada
Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people 11.56
Ranked 18th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 66% more than Canada

Red Cross donations 22.42 million
Ranked 6th.
221.26 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Canada
Health care funding > Public per capita $1,826.00 per capita
Ranked 6th.
$2,051.00 per capita
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Canada
Influenza > 2009 Flu Pandemic Summary > First Case 27/04/2009 28/03/2009
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 59000 1200000
Acute care beds 3.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 10% more than United States
2.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Life expectancy > Male healthy years 68.2 years
Ranked 18th. 3% more than United States
66.4 years
Ranked 22nd.
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls 854
Ranked 18th.
10,850
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Canada

Deaths > Urban deaths of infants 4,849
Ranked 3rd.
42,750
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Canada

Births and maternity > Single births 368,156
Ranked 10th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Canada

Diseases > Measles cases 101
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than United States
30
Ranked 69th.
Years lived in ill health > Male 8.4 years
Ranked 5th. 5% more than United States
8 years
Ranked 7th.
Years lived in ill health > Female 10.4 years
Ranked 7th.
10.7 years
Ranked 4th. 3% more than Canada
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Duration of hospitalisation 7.2 days
Ranked 5th. 24% more than United States
5.8 days
Ranked 12th.
Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 12
Ranked 134th.
24
Ranked 116th. Twice as much as Canada

Red Cross donations per capita 0.729
Ranked 14th.
0.784
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Canada
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 74
Ranked 12th. 4% more than United States
71.3
Ranked 29th.
Circulatory disease deaths per million 7.18 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 12th. 8 times more than United States
0.95 deaths per 100,000 peopl
Ranked 18th.
Percentage of life lived in ill health > Males 11%
Ranked 8th. 2% more than United States
10.8%
Ranked 9th.
Health care system > Medical staff > Nurses per 1000 people 9
Ranked 7th.
10.6
Ranked 3rd. 18% more than Canada
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 55
Ranked 169th.
80
Ranked 145th. 45% more than Canada

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 14.06
Ranked 165th.
16.15
Ranked 162nd. 15% more than Canada
Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (women) 23.2%
Ranked 6th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Canada
Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate 16%
Ranked 5th.
31%
Ranked 2nd. 94% more than Canada
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 70.1
Ranked 11th. 4% more than United States
67.2
Ranked 29th.
Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 5,600
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than United States
2,100
Ranked 47th.
HIV AIDS > Women living with aids 15-49 0.31
Ranked 69th.
0.61
Ranked 54th. 97% more than Canada
SARS total cases 251
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than United States
29
Ranked 7th.
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 10.76
Ranked 162nd.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 28% more than Canada

Spending > Public 6.6% (1999) 5.7% (1999)
Daily smokers > 1990 28.2%
Ranked 18th. 10% more than United States
25.6%
Ranked 26th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 86.96%
Ranked 76th. The same as United States
86.96%
Ranked 50th.

Life expectancy > Female healthy years 71.6 years
Ranked 16th. 4% more than United States
68.8 years
Ranked 24th.
Total fertility rate 1.5
Ranked 150th.
2.1
Ranked 118th. 40% more than Canada
Infant mortality > Male babies 5.4 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 174th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 163th. 26% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Births by caesarean section per million 6.66 live births per 1,000 pe
Ranked 11th. 9 times more than United States
0.748 live births per 1,000 pe
Ranked 16th.
Teen abortion rate > 1996 22.1
Ranked 6th.
30.2
Ranked 2nd. 37% more than Canada
SARS fatalities 43
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 26th.
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 82
Ranked 21st. 2% more than United States
80
Ranked 32nd.
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 55
Ranked 169th.
80
Ranked 145th. 45% more than Canada

Caesarian birth rate 19%
Ranked 3rd.
23%
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than Canada
Respiratory disease child death rate 0.62 40.43 (est)
Influenza > Swine flu cases > April 2009 > 30 19
Ranked 3rd.
109
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Canada
Life expectancy > Centenarians per 100,000 people 22.31
Ranked 6th. 29% more than United States
17.3
Ranked 11th.
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 9600 300000
Diseases > Pertussis cases 1,472
Ranked 16th.
8,739
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Canada
Diseases > Total tetanus cases 5
Ranked 81st.
20
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Canada
Diseases > Cholera cases per million people 0.0304
Ranked 46th. 31% more than United States
0.0232
Ranked 48th.
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 170th.
0.0
Ranked 98th.
Diseases > Mumps cases per million people 33.65
Ranked 44th. 14 times more than United States
2.37
Ranked 74th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Legal
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 182nd.
8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 152nd. 60% more than Canada
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 2,048
Ranked 11th.
2,368
Ranked 5th. 16% more than Canada
Growth in health expenditure > Per annum 1.8%
Ranked 18th.
3.2%
Ranked 8th. 78% more than Canada
Spending > Private 2.7%
Ranked 49th.
7.1%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Canada
Stomach cancer deaths 4.6
Ranked 25th. 35% more than United States
3.4
Ranked 26th.
Teen pregnancy rate > 1996 44.4
Ranked 6th.
85.8
Ranked 1st. 93% more than Canada
Risk factors > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 27.4%
Ranked 104th. 31% more than United States
20.91%
Ranked 125th.

Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Female > % ages 15-24 0.2%
Ranked 84th.
0.3%
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Canada
Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 5.02
Ranked 177th. 5% more than United States
4.76
Ranked 179th.

Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.4%
Ranked 81st.
0.6%
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Canada

Public health spending > % of GDP 7.08%
Ranked 19th.
7.14%
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Canada

Cause of death, by injury > % of total 5.85%
Ranked 127th.
7.38%
Ranked 93th. 26% more than Canada
Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 94%
Ranked 83th.
96%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Canada

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 99%
Ranked 40th.
100%
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Canada

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 57th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 21st.

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 7.87%
Ranked 17th.
8.2%
Ranked 12th. 4% more than Canada

Drinking water availability % 100%
Ranked 27th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 10th.
Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 18.34%
Ranked 18th.
19.8%
Ranked 12th. 8% more than Canada

HIVAIDS > Adult prevalence rate 15-49 years, 0.3
Ranked 79th.
0.6
Ranked 55th. Twice as much as Canada
Public spending as % of total 69.9%
Ranked 20th. 56% more than United States
44.9%
Ranked 25th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Legal
Expenditure > Private > % of GDP 2.96%
Ranked 57th.
8.52%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Canada

Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 50.3%
Ranked 166th. 98% more than United States
25.4%
Ranked 180th.
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 78
Ranked 12th. 4% more than United States
75
Ranked 28th.
Diseases > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 19.7%
Ranked 138th.
19.8%
Ranked 137th. 1% more than Canada

Diseases > Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 88.89%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than United States
86.57%
Ranked 46th.
Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 7.61%
Ranked 116th. 6 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths 111.22%
Ranked 3rd. 11% more than United States
100%
Ranked 2nd.
Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 54th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 18th.

SARS female cases % 60%
Ranked 8th. 25% more than United States
48%
Ranked 15th.
SARS fatality ratio % 17%
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 26th.
Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 43th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 48th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 41st. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5%
Ranked 168th. The same as United States
5%
Ranked 116th.

Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 17%
Ranked 5th.
19.2%
Ranked 13th. 13% more than Canada

Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 9.8%
Ranked 17th.
15.4%
Ranked 1st. 57% more than Canada

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 49.4%
Ranked 162nd. 2 times more than United States
23.8%
Ranked 180th.

Births and maternity > All births of boys per thousand people 5.61
Ranked 50th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 23% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Single births per thousand people 10.92
Ranked 32nd.
13
Ranked 14th. 19% more than Canada

Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 8.13%
Ranked 76th.
9.35%
Ranked 60th. 15% more than Canada
External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 179th.
0.0
Ranked 146th.
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP 9.6%
Ranked 17th.
14.6%
Ranked 1st. 52% more than Canada
% immunized 1-year-old children > Measles 96
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than United States
91
Ranked 80th.
Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS 63.79%
Ranked 86th.
85.12%
Ranked 33th. 33% more than Canada

% immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3 89
Ranked 106th.
90
Ranked 96th. 1% more than Canada
SARS median age range 49
Ranked 9th. 48% more than United States
33
Ranked 21st.
Diseases > Mumps cases 1,108
Ranked 29th. 55% more than United States
715
Ranked 35th.
Teen mother birth rate > 1996 22.3
Ranked 7th.
55.6
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Canada
Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 99%
Ranked 27th.
100%
Ranked 10th. 1% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 >90
Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 100%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than United States
99.3%
Ranked 17th.

Public health spending > % of government spending 18.13%
Ranked 12th.
19.45%
Ranked 6th. 7% more than Canada

Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births 12
Ranked 11th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 36 times more than Canada

Child injury death index 9.7
Ranked 9th.
14.1
Ranked 4th. 45% more than Canada
Private health spending > % of GDP 3.04%
Ranked 52nd.
8.54%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Canada

Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 70.41%
Ranked 62nd. 53% more than United States
45.94%
Ranked 138th.

Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.11
Ranked 49th. 5% more than United States
1.06
Ranked 76th.
Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people 44.7
Ranked 27th. 54% more than United States
29.01
Ranked 32nd.
Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 0.356
Ranked 13th.
1.42
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Canada

Births and maternity > All births of girls 184,049
Ranked 16th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Canada

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 99%
Ranked 34th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 32nd.

Disease prevention > Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 93%
Ranked 90th. 1% more than United States
92%
Ranked 92nd.

Disease prevention > Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months 80%
Ranked 147th.
95%
Ranked 76th. 19% more than Canada

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 14.38%
Ranked 153th. 27% more than United States
11.29%
Ranked 169th.

Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 16.27%
Ranked 109th.
25%
Ranked 91st. 54% more than Canada

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 3.31%
Ranked 51st.
9.65%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Canada

Diseases > Rubella cases 1
Ranked 105th.
11
Ranked 70th. 11 times more than Canada
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 100
Ranked 36th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 10th.
Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Male > % ages 15-24 0.4%
Ranked 72nd.
0.7%
Ranked 39th. 75% more than Canada
Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 49.58%
Ranked 161st. 2 times more than United States
22.59%
Ranked 179th.

Health spending > % of GDP 10.12%
Ranked 16th.
15.68%
Ranked 2nd. 55% more than Canada

Deaths > Rural deaths of infants 2,300
Ranked 5th.
33,513
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Canada

Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 42.1%
Ranked 11th.
65.7%
Ranked 4th. 56% more than Canada
Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 30.1%
Ranked 117th.
55.1%
Ranked 51st. 83% more than Canada
Mortality > Completeness of total death reporting > % of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths 97.61%
Ranked 7th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than Canada
Smoking prevalence > Males > % of adults 22%
Ranked 5th.
24.1%
Ranked 28th. 10% more than Canada

% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total 100
Ranked 27th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 8th.
Public health spending > % of total health spending 69.98%
Ranked 68th. 54% more than United States
45.54%
Ranked 139th.

Nutrition > Low-birthweight babies > % of births 5.8%
Ranked 59th.
7.8%
Ranked 12th. 34% more than Canada

% of population using improved drinking water sources > Rural 99
Ranked 30th.
100
Ranked 9th. 1% more than Canada
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Rural 99
Ranked 30th.
100
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Canada
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Urban 100
Ranked 42nd. The same as United States
100
Ranked 12th.
Births with health staff 98%
Ranked 30th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Canada
Diseases > Total tetanus cases per million people 0.152
Ranked 107th. 2 times more than United States
0.0664
Ranked 116th.
% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 97
Ranked 50th. 3% more than United States
94
Ranked 75th.
Total expenditure as % of GDP 9.4% of GDP
Ranked 6th.
13.9% of GDP
Ranked 1st. 48% more than Canada
Infant mortality rate > Male 5.26 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 181st.
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 28% more than Canada

Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people 25.63
Ranked 45th.
35.08
Ranked 24th. 37% more than Canada

Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 11.18%
Ranked 11th.
17.85%
Ranked 3rd. 60% more than Canada

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 11.51%
Ranked 125th. 2 times more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 5.26%
Ranked 158th.
6.05%
Ranked 149th. 15% more than Canada
Percent of pregnancies aborted > 1996 49.8%
Ranked 8th. 41% more than United States
35.2%
Ranked 15th.
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 2.5%
Ranked 171st. The same as United States
2.5%
Ranked 144th.

Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 40th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 15th.

Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 181st.
0.0
Ranked 147th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 36th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

% of population using improved drinking water sources > Total 100
Ranked 30th. The same as United States
100
Ranked 10th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 63.96%
Ranked 109th.
85.5%
Ranked 43th. 34% more than Canada

Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 61.64%
Ranked 152nd. 1% more than United States
60.73%
Ranked 153th.

Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 35th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 13th.

Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 27th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 11th.

Duration of hospitalisation per million 0.234 days
Ranked 12th. 11 times more than United States
0.0206 days
Ranked 16th.
Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 98.3%
Ranked 10th.
99%
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Canada

Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 6.84%
Ranked 22nd.
6.88%
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Canada

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