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Health > Diseases Stats: compare key data on Ireland & United States

Definitions

  • Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population): The number of people that will die from cancer out of 100,000 people the same age. The number is not an accurate telling of the country's cancer rate, but rather how fatal cancer is in each country.
  • Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population): The number of people that will die from cardiovascular diseases out of 100,000 people the same age. The number is not an accurate telling of the country's cardiovascular disease rate, but rather how fatal cardiovascular diseases are in each country.
  • HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15: Population with HIV/AIDS (estimate).
  • HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes: People living with HIV, 15-49 years old, percentage.
  • 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.
  • Measles > Children immunised against measles: Percentage of children under 1 year old immunized against measles.
  • Measles cases: Number of reported measles cases.
  • Neonatal tetanus cases: Number of reported cases of tetanus in newborns.
  • Obesity > Female obesity rate: Percentage of females older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.
  • Obesity > Obesity rate (men): Percentage of males aged over 15 years who are obese. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a body mass index over 30. The average BMI is 18.5 to 24.9.
  • Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI): Countries compared by average BMI (combining male and female population), according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.
  • Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI): Countries compared by average female BMI, according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.
  • Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI): Countries compared by average male BMI, according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.
  • Tuberculosis cases: Number of reported tuberbculosis cases.
  • Tuberculosis cases per million people: Number of reported tuberbculosis cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Obesity > Obesity rate (women): Percentage of females aged over 15 years who are obese. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a body mass index over 30. The average BMI is 18.5 to 24.9.
  • Obesity > Male obesity rate: Percentage of males older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.
  • HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14: Population with HIV/AIDS (estimate).
  • Neonatal tetanus cases per million people: Number of reported cases of tetanus in newborns. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Mumps cases per million people: Number of reported mumps cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Total tetanus cases: Number of all reported tetanus cases.
  • Pertussis cases: Number of reported pertussis cases. Pertussis is commonly called whooping cough.
  • Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > %: Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%). Prevalence of anemia, pregnant women, is the percentage of pregnant women whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.
  • Total tetanus cases per million people: Number of all reported tetanus cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Rubella cases: Number of reported rubella cases. Rubella is commonly called the German Measles.
  • Rubella cases per million people: Number of reported rubella cases. Rubella is commonly called the German Measles. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Pertussis cases per million people: Number of reported pertussis cases. Pertussis is commonly called whooping cough. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Mumps cases: Number of reported mumps cases.
  • Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79: Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79). Diabetes prevalence refers to the percentage of people ages 20-79 who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5: Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5). Prevalence of anemia, children under age 5, is the percentage of children under age 5 whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.
  • Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total: Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases (% of total). Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Non-communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.
  • Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV: Female adults with HIV (% of population ages 15+ with HIV). Prevalence of HIV is the percentage of people who are infected with HIV. Female rate is as a percentage of the total population ages 15+ who are living with HIV.
  • Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI: Compares the ratio of male to female BMI by countries, according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.
  • Measles cases per million people: Number of reported measles cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
STAT Ireland United States HISTORY
Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 155
Ranked 36th. 17% more than United States
133
Ranked 86th.
Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 190
Ranked 157th. 6% more than United States
179
Ranked 162nd.
HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 5000 1200000
HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.3%
Ranked 93th.
0.7%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Ireland

Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 8.6
Ranked 168th. 2 times more than United States
3.6
Ranked 196th.

Measles > Children immunised against measles 92%
Ranked 110th. 2% more than United States
90%
Ranked 119th.

Measles cases 64
Ranked 54th. 2 times more than United States
30
Ranked 69th.
Neonatal tetanus cases 0.0
Ranked 155th.
0.0
Ranked 99th.
Obesity > Female obesity rate 12%
Ranked 8th.
33%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Ireland
Obesity > Obesity rate (men) 12%
Ranked 9th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ireland
Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.4
Ranked 84th.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 14% more than Ireland
Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 22.65
Ranked 97th.
27
Ranked 10th. 19% more than Ireland
Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 26.14
Ranked 57th.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 10% more than Ireland
Tuberculosis cases 135
Ranked 138th.
4,864
Ranked 54th. 36 times more than Ireland
Tuberculosis cases per million people 30.99
Ranked 144th. 92% more than United States
16.15
Ranked 162nd.
Obesity > Obesity rate (women) 12%
Ranked 9th.
33.2%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ireland
Obesity > Male obesity rate 14%
Ranked 4th.
31%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Ireland
HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 1800 300000
Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 152nd.
0.0
Ranked 98th.
Mumps cases per million people 34.43
Ranked 43th. 15 times more than United States
2.37
Ranked 74th.
Total tetanus cases 1
Ranked 113th.
20
Ranked 42nd. 20 times more than Ireland
Pertussis cases 78
Ranked 51st.
8,739
Ranked 3rd. 112 times more than Ireland
Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 14.85%
Ranked 116th. 3 times more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

Total tetanus cases per million people 0.23
Ranked 99th. 3 times more than United States
0.0664
Ranked 116th.
Rubella cases 19
Ranked 61st. 73% more than United States
11
Ranked 70th.
Rubella cases per million people 4.36
Ranked 52nd. 119 times more than United States
0.0365
Ranked 103th.
Pertussis cases per million people 17.9
Ranked 40th.
29.01
Ranked 32nd. 62% more than Ireland
Mumps cases 150
Ranked 54th.
715
Ranked 35th. 5 times more than Ireland
Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 5.54%
Ranked 145th.
9.35%
Ranked 60th. 69% more than Ireland
Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 10.31%
Ranked 105th. 8 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 87.3%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
86.57%
Ranked 46th.
Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 29.6%
Ranked 107th. 49% more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 137th.

Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.15
Ranked 23th. 9% more than United States
1.06
Ranked 76th.
Measles cases per million people 14.69
Ranked 43th. 147 times more than United States
0.0996
Ranked 112th.

SOURCES: World Health Organization. Source tables; World Health Organization. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Report.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; World Health Organization. Source tables; World Health Organization. Source tables; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=GenderStat&f=inID%3a43, Prevalence of obesity among adults; World Health Organization. Source tables; "Where are you on the global fat scale?". BBC. July 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-16. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-439.pdf. Walpole et al., BMC Public Health 2012, 12:4; "Where are you on the global fat scale?". BBC. July 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-16.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-439.pdf. Walpole et al., BMC Public Health 2012, 12:4; World Health Organization. Source tables; World Health Organization. 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. 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. 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. Source tables; World Health Organization. Source tables; World Health Organization, Worldwide Prevalence of Anemia.; World Health Organization. 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. Source tables; World Health Organization. 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. 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. Source tables; International Diabetes Federation, Diabetes Atlas.; Derived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.; UNAIDS estimates.; World Health Organization. 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.

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