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Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 16.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 117th. 18% more than United States
14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st.

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 26.6
Ranked 24th.
28
Ranked 18th. 5% more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Future births 47.44
Ranked 123th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 108 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.84%
Ranked 127th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 8% more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 119
Ranked 121st.
133
Ranked 86th. 12% more than Costa Rica
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 1.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st.
3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy > Men 77 years
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 77.72 years
Ranked 53th.
78.37 years
Ranked 47th. 1% more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 81.84
Ranked 37th. 1% more than United States
81.1
Ranked 43th.

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 77.25
Ranked 36th. 1% more than United States
76.3
Ranked 42nd.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 79.49
Ranked 35th. 1% more than United States
78.64
Ranked 40th.

Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.
2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 74% more than Costa Rica

Probability of reaching 65 > Male 80.1%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than United States
77.4%
Ranked 32nd.
Quality of health care system > Cost 50
Ranked 18th. 9% more than United States
45.81
Ranked 41st.
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 55.56
Ranked 17th.
69.03
Ranked 23th. 24% more than Costa Rica
Infant mortality rate > Total 9.45 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 149th. 56% more than United States
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Deaths > Percent deaths registered 90-100 90-100
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 2 births per woman
Ranked 121st.
2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th. 2% more than Costa Rica

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 2.87 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 14% more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 8.6
Ranked 136th. 43% more than United States
6
Ranked 151st.

Life expectancy > Women 82 years
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than United States
81 years
Ranked 33th.
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 70.83
Ranked 9th.
74.69
Ranked 16th. 5% more than Costa Rica
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 0.3%
Ranked 87th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. Twice as much as Costa Rica

Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 41.67
Ranked 12th.
60.5
Ranked 10th. 45% more than Costa Rica
Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 1.3
Ranked 65th.
3.1
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.87
Ranked 68th.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 12% more than Costa Rica
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 9,800
Ranked 97th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 122 times more than Costa Rica

Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 73.78 births
Ranked 53th. 48% more than United States
49.83 births
Ranked 83th.

Probability of reaching 65 > Female 87.2%
Ranked 28th. 2% more than United States
85.7%
Ranked 33th.
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 66.67
Ranked 17th.
95.58
Ranked 11th. 43% more than Costa Rica
Deaths > Deaths of infants 624
Ranked 10th.
24,548
Ranked 3rd. 39 times more than Costa Rica

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 289.7$
Ranked 65th.
6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Costa Rica

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $942.87
Ranked 48th.
$8,607.88
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 67.3
Ranked 18th. 97% more than United States
34.2
Ranked 18th.

Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 54.17
Ranked 14th.
74.35
Ranked 11th. 37% more than Costa Rica
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 11
Ranked 164th. 3 times more than United States
3.6
Ranked 196th.

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 16.2
Ranked 21st. 20% more than United States
13.5
Ranked 24th.

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 40 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 110th. 90% more than United States
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st.

Maternal mortality 29 per 100,000
Ranked 97th. 4 times more than United States
8 per 100,000
Ranked 119th.
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.32
Ranked 60th.
2.67
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 2.95 million
Ranked 10th. 80 times more than United States
36,945.6
Ranked 65th.

Death rates > Children under 5 10.6
Ranked 133th. 36% more than United States
7.8
Ranked 139th.

Death rates > Women 59.44
Ranked 133th.
81.46
Ranked 121st. 37% more than Costa Rica

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 54.17
Ranked 14th.
69.57
Ranked 14th. 28% more than Costa Rica
Death rates > Men 112.51
Ranked 128th.
141.23
Ranked 129th. 26% more than Costa Rica

HIV AIDS > Deaths 900
Ranked 65th.
17,000
Ranked 18th. 19 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total 7,697
Ranked 30th.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 107 times more than Costa Rica

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 58.33
Ranked 13th.
74.92
Ranked 11th. 28% more than Costa Rica
Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 150
Ranked 111th. 50% more than United States
100
Ranked 147th.

Births and maternity > Number of births 75,000
Ranked 21st.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Costa Rica

Hunger and malnutrition > Children > Small children underweight 1.1%
Ranked 17th.
5.4%
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 78.95 years
Ranked 26th. 2% more than United States
77.71 years
Ranked 34th.

HIV AIDS > Deaths > Per capita 0.215 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd. 4 times more than United States
0.048 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Life expectancy > Male 76.56
Ranked 27th. 1% more than United States
76
Ranked 34th.

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 0.93
Ranked 15th.
9.81
Ranked 14th. 11 times more than Costa Rica

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 54.17
Ranked 21st.
80.1
Ranked 12th. 48% more than Costa Rica
Access to sanitation 93%
Ranked 45th.
100%
Ranked 6th. 8% more than Costa Rica
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 14.16 trillion
Ranked 17th. 23% more than United States
11.51 trillion
Ranked 21st.

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 2.13
Ranked 78th.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 84% more than Costa Rica

Death rates > Infants 9.6
Ranked 130th. 41% more than United States
6.8
Ranked 139th.

Life expectancy at birth > Female 80.46 years
Ranked 58th.
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy > Female 81.39
Ranked 33th. About the same as United States
81
Ranked 34th.

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 4
Ranked 175th.
52
Ranked 83th. 13 times more than Costa Rica
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 743
Ranked 43th.
5,274
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 1.65
Ranked 36th.
2.71
Ranked 27th. 65% more than Costa Rica

Spending > Per person 257
Ranked 41st.
4,271
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Twin births per million people 262.12
Ranked 37th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 71% more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 83%
Ranked 146th.
90%
Ranked 119th. 8% more than Costa Rica

Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.3%
Ranked 95th.
0.7%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy at birth > Male 75.1 years
Ranked 56th.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Costa Rica

Suicide rate > Gender ratio 5.9 per 100,000 people
Ranked 8th. 31% more than United States
4.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 18th.
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 81.2 years
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 67.2
Ranked 36th.
69.3
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Costa Rica
Life expectancy > 95 percent range (81.60-82.10) (80.50-80.60)
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 163
Ranked 174th.
179
Ranked 162nd. 10% more than Costa Rica
Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 0.93
Ranked 15th.
9.81
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > All births of boys 37,206
Ranked 21st.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 57 times more than Costa Rica

Health spending per capita 488.31
Ranked 63th.
7,284.7
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than Costa Rica

Reproductive health > Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 89.9%
Ranked 11th.
99%
Ranked 1st. 10% more than Costa Rica
Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 23.68
Ranked 69th.
27
Ranked 10th. 14% more than Costa Rica
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 76.8 years
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 7
Ranked 137th. 4 times more than United States
2
Ranked 165th.
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 54
Ranked 116th. 8% more than United States
50
Ranked 122nd.
HIV AIDS > Deaths per 1000 0.216
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than United States
0.0554
Ranked 59th.

Survival rate > To age 65 > Men 82.3
Ranked 33th.
83.35
Ranked 27th. 1% more than Costa Rica

Drug access 95%
Ranked 39th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 15th.
Infant mortality > Female babies 9.1 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 140th. 34% more than United States
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th.

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 439
Ranked 159th.
450
Ranked 156th. 3% more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Twin births 1,224
Ranked 32nd.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 112 times more than Costa Rica

Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 129.86
Ranked 3rd. 64% more than United States
79.36
Ranked 33th.

Survival rate > To age 65 > Women 89.7
Ranked 35th. 1% more than United States
88.79
Ranked 42nd.

Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $ $878.47
Ranked 52nd.
$7,289.82
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Costa Rica

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 77
Ranked 34th. The same as United States
77
Ranked 30th.
Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 26.06
Ranked 61st.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 10% more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 16.3
Ranked 20th. 21% more than United States
13.46
Ranked 23th.

Intestinal diseases death rate 9.28%
Ranked 77th. 26% more than United States
7.35%
Ranked 84th.
Health services > Outpatient visits per capita 0.93
Ranked 46th.
9
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than Costa Rica

Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 14.37 per 100,000 people
Ranked 157th. 3 times more than United States
4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.

Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.862
Ranked 35th.
0.863
Ranked 33th. About the same as Costa Rica
Deaths > Deaths of infant boys 336
Ranked 2nd.
13,698
Ranked 2nd. 41 times more than Costa Rica

Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people 69.92
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than United States
44.28
Ranked 24th.

Deaths > Rural deaths of infants per million people 74.52
Ranked 7th.
166.98
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 61
Ranked 158th.
80
Ranked 145th. 31% more than Costa Rica

Dependency ratio per 100 55
Ranked 108th. 8% more than United States
51
Ranked 125th.
Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 5 16
Smoking rate > Women 7
Ranked 72nd.
19
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 322
Ranked 119th.
4,864
Ranked 54th. 15 times more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 99.1%
Ranked 4th. About the same as United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Births and maternity > Caesarean birth rate 21%
Ranked 45th.
31%
Ranked 13th. 48% more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases 0.0
Ranked 158th.
0.0
Ranked 99th.
Infant mortality rate > Female 8.56 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 145th. 59% more than United States
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people 5.35
Ranked 32nd.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Costa Rica

Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5 6%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
2%
Ranked 14th.

Tobacco > Male smoking rate 26.1
Ranked 98th.
26.3
Ranked 95th. 1% more than Costa Rica
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 7300 1200000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Illegal Legal
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls 288
Ranked 2nd.
10,850
Ranked 2nd. 38 times more than Costa Rica

Deaths > Urban deaths of infants 323
Ranked 19th.
42,750
Ranked 2nd. 132 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > Single births 69,654
Ranked 28th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 57 times more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Measles cases 0.0
Ranked 169th.
30
Ranked 69th.
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 7.3
Ranked 72nd.
21.5
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 44
Ranked 98th. 83% more than United States
24
Ranked 116th.

Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 69.3
Ranked 38th.
71.3
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Costa Rica
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 61
Ranked 158th.
80
Ranked 145th. 31% more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 72.15
Ranked 127th. 4 times more than United States
16.15
Ranked 162nd.
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 65.2
Ranked 36th.
67.2
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Costa Rica
Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 1,100
Ranked 71st.
2,100
Ranked 47th. 91% more than Costa Rica
HIV AIDS > Women living with aids 15-49 0.55
Ranked 56th.
0.61
Ranked 54th. 11% more than Costa Rica
Children living with AIDS per 1000 0.0767
Ranked 52nd. 2 times more than United States
0.0345
Ranked 61st.
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 15.7
Ranked 122nd. 14% more than United States
13.79
Ranked 135th.

Spending > Public 5.2% 5.7% (1999)
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 100%
Ranked 11th. 15% more than United States
86.96%
Ranked 50th.

Total fertility rate 2.3
Ranked 113th. 10% more than United States
2.1
Ranked 118th.
Infant mortality > Male babies 11.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 139th. 74% more than United States
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 163th.

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Children living with AIDS 320
Ranked 68th.
10,000
Ranked 34th. 31 times more than Costa Rica
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 80
Ranked 34th. The same as United States
80
Ranked 32nd.
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 61
Ranked 158th.
80
Ranked 145th. 31% more than Costa Rica

Respiratory disease child death rate 6.35 40.43 (est)
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 2000 300000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Illegal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Illegal Legal
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 155th.
0.0
Ranked 98th.
Diseases > Total tetanus cases 1
Ranked 114th.
20
Ranked 42nd. 20 times more than Costa Rica
Diseases > Mumps cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 113th.
2.37
Ranked 74th.
Diseases > Pertussis cases 2,024
Ranked 14th.
8,739
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Costa Rica
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 129th. 88% more than United States
8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 152nd.
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 486
Ranked 43th.
2,368
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Costa Rica
Spending > Private 1.5%
Ranked 104th.
7.1%
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Costa Rica
Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 6.8%
Ranked 143th. 12% more than United States
6.05%
Ranked 149th.
Private health spending > % of GDP 2.19%
Ranked 98th.
8.54%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Costa Rica

Public health spending > % of government spending 25.79%
Ranked 2nd. 33% more than United States
19.45%
Ranked 6th.

Infant mortality rate > Male 10.3 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 151st. 53% more than United States
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th.

Nutrition > Low-birthweight babies > % of births 6.6%
Ranked 29th.
7.8%
Ranked 12th. 18% more than Costa Rica

Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 1%
Ranked 86th.
65.7%
Ranked 4th. 66 times more than Costa Rica
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 6
Ranked 120th. 3 times more than United States
2
Ranked 130th.
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 2
Ranked 115th. Twice as much as United States
1
Ranked 122nd.
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 75
Ranked 32nd. The same as United States
75
Ranked 28th.
Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births 19
Ranked 8th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 23 times more than Costa Rica

Births and maternity > All births of girls 36,120
Ranked 20th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 56 times more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people 453.48
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than United States
29.01
Ranked 32nd.
Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 >90
Diseases > Mumps cases 0.0
Ranked 116th.
715
Ranked 35th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Single births per thousand people 14.92
Ranked 9th. 15% more than United States
13
Ranked 14th.

Births and maternity > All births of boys per thousand people 7.74
Ranked 6th. 12% more than United States
6.89
Ranked 36th.

Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5%
Ranked 154th. The same as United States
5%
Ranked 116th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 95%
Ranked 79th.
100%
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Costa Rica

Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access 97%
Ranked 67th.
99%
Ranked 48th. 2% more than Costa Rica

Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 40th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 18th.

Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 91%
Ranked 124th.
95%
Ranked 85th. 4% more than Costa Rica

Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 90%
Ranked 123th.
92%
Ranked 107th. 2% more than Costa Rica

Expenditure > Private > % of GDP 1.52%
Ranked 138th.
8.52%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Costa Rica

HIVAIDS > Adult prevalence rate 15-49 years, 0.6
Ranked 57th. The same as United States
0.6
Ranked 55th.
Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 27.22%
Ranked 103th. 2 times more than United States
11.29%
Ranked 169th.

Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 27.4%
Ranked 82nd. 10% more than United States
25%
Ranked 91st.

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 3.25%
Ranked 55th.
9.65%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 96%
Ranked 53th.
99%
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than Costa Rica

Risk factors > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 28.13%
Ranked 92nd. 35% more than United States
20.91%
Ranked 125th.

Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Female > % ages 15-24 0.2%
Ranked 82nd.
0.3%
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Costa Rica
Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 10.69
Ranked 154th. 2 times more than United States
4.76
Ranked 179th.

Risk factors > Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.4%
Ranked 79th.
0.6%
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Costa Rica

Public health spending > % of GDP 5.9%
Ranked 36th.
7.14%
Ranked 17th. 21% more than Costa Rica

Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 34.6%
Ranked 103th.
55.1%
Ranked 51st. 59% more than Costa Rica
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total 93
Ranked 53th.
100
Ranked 8th. 8% more than Costa Rica
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people 59.93
Ranked 2nd. 71% more than United States
35.08
Ranked 24th.

Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 9.7%
Ranked 21st.
19.2%
Ranked 13th. 98% more than Costa Rica

Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 6.6%
Ranked 76th.
15.4%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 88.7%
Ranked 88th. 4 times more than United States
23.8%
Ranked 180th.

External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 1.3%
Ranked 99th.
0.0
Ranked 146th.
Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 97%
Ranked 33th.
100%
Ranked 10th. 3% more than Costa Rica

Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 99.1%
Ranked 15th.
99.3%
Ranked 17th. About the same as Costa Rica

Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 89%
Ranked 84th.
100%
Ranked 13th. 12% more than Costa Rica

Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 70.09%
Ranked 63th. 53% more than United States
45.94%
Ranked 138th.

Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 4.07
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
1.42
Ranked 9th.

Diseases > Measles cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 166th.
0.0996
Ranked 112th.
Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 5.08%
Ranked 47th.
6.88%
Ranked 21st. 35% more than Costa Rica

Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 98.5%
Ranked 13th.
99%
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Costa Rica

Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 92%
Ranked 53th.
100%
Ranked 11th. 9% more than Costa Rica

Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 93.54%
Ranked 13th. 54% more than United States
60.73%
Ranked 153th.

Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 91.7%
Ranked 8th.
99%
Ranked 1st. 8% more than Costa Rica
% immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3 94
Ranked 45th. 7% more than United States
88
Ranked 60th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 88.18%
Ranked 30th. 3% more than United States
85.5%
Ranked 43th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 95%
Ranked 63th.
100%
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Costa Rica

Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 0.14%
Ranked 116th.
0.0
Ranked 147th.

Cause of death, by injury > % of total 12.53%
Ranked 19th. 70% more than United States
7.38%
Ranked 93th.
Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 27.9%
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 94
Ranked 80th. The same as United States
94
Ranked 75th.
Diseases > Total tetanus cases per million people 0.224
Ranked 101st. 3 times more than United States
0.0664
Ranked 116th.
Public health spending > % of total health spending 72.93%
Ranked 55th. 60% more than United States
45.54%
Ranked 139th.

Mortality > Completeness of total death reporting > % of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths 97.16%
Ranked 25th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Costa Rica
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 89
Ranked 87th.
100
Ranked 10th. 12% more than Costa Rica
Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths 91.07%
Ranked 9th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Costa Rica
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Illegal Legal
Diseases > Rubella cases 0.0
Ranked 154th.
11
Ranked 70th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight girls under 5 4%
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
1%
Ranked 14th.

Births and maternity > Triplet births 25
Ranked 32nd.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 236 times more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Rubella cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 151st.
0.0365
Ranked 103th.
Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people 7.52
Ranked 6th. 14% more than United States
6.57
Ranked 35th.

Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 8.81%
Ranked 72nd.
9.35%
Ranked 60th. 6% more than Costa Rica
Life expectancy > 95% range (81.60-82.10) (80.50-80.60)
Deaths > Urban deaths of infants per million people 69.17
Ranked 9th.
213
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 20.9%
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Diseases > Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 80.67%
Ranked 68th.
86.57%
Ranked 46th. 7% more than Costa Rica
Diseases > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 42.2%
Ranked 63th. 2 times more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 137th.

Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.29%
Ranked 88th.
0.6%
Ranked 69th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 80%
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than United States
64.2%
Ranked 7th.

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 89%
Ranked 105th.
93%
Ranked 83th. 4% more than Costa Rica

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 93%
Ranked 15th. 7% more than United States
87%
Ranked 42nd.

Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 28.03%
Ranked 1st. 42% more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 12th.

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 7.62%
Ranked 21st.
8.2%
Ranked 12th. 8% more than Costa Rica

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 45th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 21st.

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 92%
Ranked 57th.
100%
Ranked 14th. 9% more than Costa Rica

Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 91%
Ranked 101st.
96%
Ranked 58th. 5% more than Costa Rica

Disease prevention > Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months 86%
Ranked 125th.
95%
Ranked 76th. 10% more than Costa Rica

Disease prevention > Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 81%
Ranked 135th.
92%
Ranked 92nd. 14% more than Costa Rica

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