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Health Stats: compare key data on South Korea & United States

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STAT South Korea United States HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 174th.
14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st. 56% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 31
Ranked 7th. 11% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Births and maternity > Future births 354
Ranked 64th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.84%
Ranked 136th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 8% more than South Korea

Blood types > O negative 0.4%
Ranked 6th.
6.6%
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than South Korea
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 7.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than United States
3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Life expectancy > Men 77 years
Ranked 29th. 1% more than United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 79.05 years
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
78.37 years
Ranked 47th.

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 84.4
Ranked 9th. 4% more than United States
81.1
Ranked 43th.

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 77.5
Ranked 30th. 2% more than United States
76.3
Ranked 42nd.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 80.87
Ranked 21st. 3% more than United States
78.64
Ranked 40th.

Obesity 3.2%
Ranked 28th.
30.6%
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than South Korea
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th.
2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 44% more than South Korea

Quality of health care system > Cost 66.67
Ranked 12th. 46% more than United States
45.81
Ranked 41st.
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 79.17
Ranked 2nd. 15% more than United States
69.03
Ranked 23th.
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 72.1%
Ranked 46th.
77.4%
Ranked 32nd. 7% more than South Korea
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 161
Ranked 25th. 21% more than United States
133
Ranked 86th.
Infant mortality rate > Total 4.16 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 192nd.
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 46% more than South Korea

Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Females 2,227
Ranked 18th.
3,633
Ranked 3rd. 63% more than South Korea
Deaths > Percent deaths registered 90-100 90-100
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 1.08 births per woman
Ranked 177th.
2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th. 90% more than South Korea

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 0.173 per 1,000 people
Ranked 89th.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 19 times more than South Korea

Life expectancy > Years of potential life lost from premature death > Males 4,568
Ranked 10th.
6,291
Ranked 5th. 38% more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 3.3
Ranked 176th.
6
Ranked 151st. 82% more than South Korea

Life expectancy > Women 84 years
Ranked 14th. 4% more than United States
81 years
Ranked 33th.
Blood types > AB negative 0.03%
Ranked 8th.
0.6%
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than South Korea
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 75
Ranked 6th. About the same as United States
74.69
Ranked 16th.
Blood types > O positive 36.6%
Ranked 5th.
37.4%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than South Korea
Blood types > B negative 0.09%
Ranked 8th.
1.5%
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than South Korea
Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 79.17
Ranked 1st. 31% more than United States
60.5
Ranked 10th.
Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.06
Ranked 92nd.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 16% more than South Korea
Blood types > A Positive 32.8%
Ranked 4th.
35.7%
Ranked 1st. 9% more than South Korea
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 9,500
Ranked 98th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 126 times more than South Korea

Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 3.65 births
Ranked 179th.
49.83 births
Ranked 83th. 14 times more than South Korea

Blood types > B positive 21%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
8.5%
Ranked 1st.
Probability of reaching 65 > Female 87.5%
Ranked 26th. 2% more than United States
85.7%
Ranked 33th.
Blood types > AB positive 9%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
3.4%
Ranked 1st.
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 100
Ranked 1st. 5% more than United States
95.58
Ranked 11th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants 1,435
Ranked 16th.
24,548
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than South Korea

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 787$
Ranked 35th.
6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than South Korea

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $1,616.32
Ranked 34th.
$8,607.88
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 1.8
Ranked 87th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 19 times more than South Korea

Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 79.17
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than United States
74.35
Ranked 11th.
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 108
Ranked 67th. 30 times more than United States
3.6
Ranked 196th.

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 9.8
Ranked 44th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 38% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 16 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 138th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 31% more than South Korea

Maternal mortality 20 per 100,000
Ranked 104th. 3 times more than United States
8 per 100,000
Ranked 119th.
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 13.34 million
Ranked 3rd. 361 times more than United States
36,945.6
Ranked 65th.

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 87.5
Ranked 1st. 26% more than United States
69.57
Ranked 14th.
HIV AIDS > Deaths 220
Ranked 95th.
17,000
Ranked 18th. 77 times more than South Korea

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 70.83
Ranked 4th.
74.92
Ranked 11th. 6% more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Number of births 470,171
Ranked 15th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea

Daily smokers 30.4%
Ranked 7th. 74% more than United States
17.5%
Ranked 29th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 77.57 years
Ranked 37th.
77.71 years
Ranked 34th. About the same as South Korea

HIV AIDS > Deaths > Per capita 0.005 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th.
0.048 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 10 times more than South Korea

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 5.29
Ranked 44th.
9.81
Ranked 14th. 86% more than South Korea

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 87.5
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than United States
80.1
Ranked 12th.
Access to sanitation 63%
Ranked 90th.
100%
Ranked 6th. 59% more than South Korea
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 667.19 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 58 times more than United States
11.51 trillion
Ranked 21st.

Health care system > Population covered by public health insurance 100%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
31.8%
Ranked 34th.
Infant mortality > Infant mortality 5.3 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 8th.
6.9 Deaths per 1 000 live bir
Ranked 3rd. 30% more than South Korea
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 0.193
Ranked 125th.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 20 times more than South Korea

Life expectancy at birth > Female 82.49 years
Ranked 34th. 2% more than United States
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd.

Health care system > Total public and private health insurance coverage 100%
Ranked 3rd. 18% more than United States
84.9%
Ranked 33th.
Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 18
Ranked 147th.
52
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than South Korea
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 982
Ranked 35th.
5,274
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than South Korea
Spending > Per person 470
Ranked 32nd.
4,271
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Twin births per million people 272.87
Ranked 22nd.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 64% more than South Korea

Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more 30.5 64.5
Obesity > Obese population aged 15 or more > Females 3.3 33.4
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.1%
Ranked 146th.
0.7%
Ranked 56th. 7 times more than South Korea

Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 99%
Ranked 30th. 10% more than United States
90%
Ranked 119th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 75.84 years
Ranked 46th.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. About the same as South Korea

Suicide rate > Gender ratio 2.1 per 100,000 people
Ranked 64th.
4.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than South Korea
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 81.12 years
Ranked 33th. 1% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Life expectancy > Life expectancy at birth > Total 79.1 Number of years
Ranked 20th. 2% more than United States
77.8 Number of years
Ranked 24th.
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 67.8
Ranked 33th.
69.3
Ranked 29th. 2% more than South Korea
Life expectancy > 95 percent range (82.60-82.90) (80.50-80.60)
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 168
Ranked 170th.
179
Ranked 162nd. 7% more than South Korea
Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate 3%
Ranked 9th.
33%
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > All births of boys 242,121
Ranked 14th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea

Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 22.78
Ranked 93th.
27
Ranked 10th. 19% more than South Korea
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 74.18 years
Ranked 38th.
74.89 years
Ranked 36th. 1% more than South Korea

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 48
Ranked 81st. 24 times more than United States
2
Ranked 165th.
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 67
Ranked 95th. 34% more than United States
50
Ranked 122nd.
HIV AIDS > Deaths per 1000 0.00465
Ranked 98th.
0.0554
Ranked 59th. 12 times more than South Korea

Drug access 95%
Ranked 50th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 15th.
Infant mortality > Female babies 4.4 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 180th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th. 55% more than South Korea

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 470
Ranked 151st. 4% more than United States
450
Ranked 156th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 28.83
Ranked 55th.
79.36
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Twin births 13,583
Ranked 4th.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than South Korea

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 76
Ranked 36th.
77
Ranked 30th. 1% more than South Korea
Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.34
Ranked 86th.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 13% more than South Korea
Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more 27 34
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 9.52
Ranked 42nd.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 42% more than South Korea

Intestinal diseases death rate 2.62%
Ranked 100th.
7.35%
Ranked 84th. 3 times more than South Korea
Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 96.41 per 100,000 people
Ranked 81st. 21 times more than United States
4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.

Obesity > Overweight and obese population aged 15 or more > Males 34 67.2
Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.915
Ranked 17th. 6% more than United States
0.863
Ranked 33th.
Deaths > Deaths of infant boys 818
Ranked 12th.
13,698
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than South Korea

Child maltreatment deaths 0.6 per 100,000 children
Ranked 11th.
2.2 per 100,000 children
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea
Obesity > Overweight population aged 15 or more > Males 30.3 39.7
Deaths > Rural deaths of infants per million people 5.32
Ranked 27th.
166.98
Ranked 14th. 31 times more than South Korea

Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people 16.43
Ranked 44th.
44.28
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than South Korea

Synthetic marijauna > JWH-018 > Legal status > Date of Ban 7/1/2009 3/1/2011
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 47
Ranked 182nd.
80
Ranked 145th. 70% more than South Korea

Dependency ratio per 100 39
Ranked 163th.
51
Ranked 125th. 31% more than South Korea
Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 3 16
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 10,927
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than United States
4,864
Ranked 54th.
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 100%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Births and maternity > Caesarean birth rate 32%
Ranked 11th. 3% more than United States
31%
Ranked 13th.

Contraception 80%
Ranked 5th. 5% more than United States
76%
Ranked 8th.
Infant mortality rate > Female 3.93 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 190th.
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st. 37% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people 5.4
Ranked 24th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than South Korea

Tobacco > Male smoking rate 53.3
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than United States
26.3
Ranked 95th.
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 13000 1200000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls 617
Ranked 13th.
10,850
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than South Korea

Deaths > Urban deaths of infants 1,158
Ranked 6th.
42,750
Ranked 2nd. 37 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Single births 457,171
Ranked 3rd.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea

Diseases > Measles cases 180
Ranked 46th. 6 times more than United States
30
Ranked 69th.
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Government should interfere 3%
Ranked 9th.
20%
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than South Korea
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 5.7
Ranked 82nd.
21.5
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Government should interfere, mostly agree 56%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
24%
Ranked 5th.
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 70.8
Ranked 32nd.
71.3
Ranked 29th. 1% more than South Korea
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 47
Ranked 182nd.
80
Ranked 145th. 70% more than South Korea

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 224.84
Ranked 83th. 14 times more than United States
16.15
Ranked 162nd.
Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate 2%
Ranked 9th.
31%
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than South Korea
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 64.8
Ranked 38th.
67.2
Ranked 29th. 4% more than South Korea
SARS total cases 3
Ranked 19th.
29
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 9.31
Ranked 185th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 48% more than South Korea

Spending > Public 2.4% (1999) 5.7% (1999)
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Government should not interfere 6%
Ranked 9th.
40%
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Government should interfere, mostly disagree 31%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
12%
Ranked 7th.
Daily smokers > 1990 34.6%
Ranked 9th. 35% more than United States
25.6%
Ranked 26th.
Total fertility rate 1.4
Ranked 154th.
2.1
Ranked 118th. 50% more than South Korea
Infant mortality > Male babies 5 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 178th.
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 163th. 36% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards Abortion > Always justified 0.0
Ranked 7th.
5%
Ranked 2nd.
SARS fatalities 0.0
Ranked 16th.
0.0
Ranked 26th.
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 80
Ranked 35th. The same as United States
80
Ranked 32nd.
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 47
Ranked 182nd.
80
Ranked 145th. 70% more than South Korea

Respiratory disease child death rate 2.55 40.43 (est)
Life expectancy > Centenarians per 100,000 people 3.67
Ranked 31st.
17.3
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than South Korea
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 1400 300000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Illegal Legal
Diseases > Mumps cases per million people 94.02
Ranked 28th. 40 times more than United States
2.37
Ranked 74th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Illegal Legal
Diseases > Pertussis cases 14
Ranked 87th.
8,739
Ranked 3rd. 624 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Sometimes justified 45%
Ranked 2nd.
46%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Abortion > Attitudes of Christians towards abortion > Never justified 54%
Ranked 8th. 20% more than United States
45%
Ranked 9th.
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 151st. 13% more than United States
8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 152nd.
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 519
Ranked 41st.
2,368
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than South Korea
Spending > Private 3%
Ranked 39th.
7.1%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea
Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 4.2%
Ranked 69th.
65.7%
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than South Korea
Deaths > Rural deaths of infants 265
Ranked 8th.
33,513
Ranked 2nd. 126 times more than South Korea

Drinking water availability % 92%
Ranked 55th.
100%
Ranked 10th. 9% more than South Korea
% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 97
Ranked 49th. 3% more than United States
94
Ranked 75th.
Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 82.3%
Ranked 119th. 3 times more than United States
25.4%
Ranked 180th.
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Rural 71
Ranked 76th.
100
Ranked 9th. 41% more than South Korea
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Rural 4
Ranked 138th.
100
Ranked 8th. 25 times more than South Korea
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Urban 97
Ranked 66th.
100
Ranked 12th. 3% more than South Korea
Births with health staff 100%
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 17th.
SARS median age range 40
Ranked 16th. 21% more than United States
33
Ranked 21st.
Infant mortality rate > Male 4.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 193th.
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 54% more than South Korea

Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people 12.39
Ranked 41st.
35.08
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than South Korea

Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 7.21%
Ranked 78th.
17.85%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea

Smoking prevalence > Males > % of adults 64.9%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
24.1%
Ranked 28th.

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 22.64%
Ranked 99th. 4 times more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 6.04%
Ranked 150th.
6.05%
Ranked 149th. The same as South Korea
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 2.5%
Ranked 169th. The same as United States
2.5%
Ranked 144th.

Improved water source > % of population with access 92%
Ranked 78th.
100%
Ranked 15th. 9% more than South Korea

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 76%
Ranked 129th. 3 times more than United States
23.8%
Ranked 180th.

% of population using improved drinking water sources > Total 92
Ranked 58th.
100
Ranked 10th. 9% more than South Korea
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP 5%
Ranked 123th.
14.6%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Korea
% immunized 1-year-old children > Measles 97
Ranked 44th. 7% more than United States
91
Ranked 80th.
Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS 18.14%
Ranked 170th.
85.12%
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than South Korea

% immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3 99
Ranked 18th. 10% more than United States
90
Ranked 96th.
% immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3 92
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than United States
88
Ranked 60th.
Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 80.22%
Ranked 85th. 32% more than United States
60.73%
Ranked 153th.

Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 57.33%
Ranked 104th. 25% more than United States
45.94%
Ranked 138th.

Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.11
Ranked 47th. 5% more than United States
1.06
Ranked 76th.
Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 1.74
Ranked 35th. 22% more than United States
1.42
Ranked 9th.

Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 100%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 8th.

Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 2.88%
Ranked 107th.
6.88%
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than South Korea

Diseases > Rubella cases per million people 0.72
Ranked 80th. 20 times more than United States
0.0365
Ranked 103th.
Child injury death index 25.6
Ranked 1st. 82% more than United States
14.1
Ranked 4th.
Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people 4.6
Ranked 68th.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 43% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > All births of girls 229,144
Ranked 13th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Single births per thousand people 9.18
Ranked 29th.
13
Ranked 14th. 42% more than South Korea

Births and maternity > All births of boys per thousand people 4.86
Ranked 68th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 42% more than South Korea

Life expectancy > 95% range (82.60-82.90) (80.50-80.60)
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
Diseases > Rubella cases 35
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than United States
11
Ranked 70th.
Deaths > Urban deaths of infants per million people 23.26
Ranked 23th.
213
Ranked 12th. 9 times more than South Korea

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 16.5%
Ranked 8th. 13 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Diseases > Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 82.42%
Ranked 64th.
86.57%
Ranked 46th. 5% more than South Korea
Diseases > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 29.1%
Ranked 111th. 47% more than United States
19.8%
Ranked 137th.

Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.1%
Ranked 140th.
0.6%
Ranked 69th. 6 times more than South Korea

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 81%
Ranked 2nd. 26% more than United States
64.2%
Ranked 7th.

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 99%
Ranked 23th. 6% more than United States
93%
Ranked 83th.

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 82%
Ranked 87th.
87%
Ranked 42nd. 6% more than South Korea

Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 13.73%
Ranked 63th.
19.8%
Ranked 12th. 44% more than South Korea

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 4.13%
Ranked 72nd.
8.2%
Ranked 12th. 98% more than South Korea

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 97%
Ranked 98th.
100%
Ranked 21st. 3% more than South Korea

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 71%
Ranked 108th.
100%
Ranked 14th. 41% more than South Korea

Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 96%
Ranked 66th. The same as United States
96%
Ranked 58th.

% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 76
Ranked 104th.
100
Ranked 10th. 32% more than South Korea
% of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total 45
Ranked 105th.
56
Ranked 101st. 24% more than South Korea
Diseases > Mumps cases 4,569
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than United States
715
Ranked 35th.
Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 >90
Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 47.1%
Ranked 81st.
55.1%
Ranked 51st. 17% more than South Korea
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total 63
Ranked 100th.
100
Ranked 8th. 59% more than South Korea
Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people 0.288
Ranked 102nd.
29.01
Ranked 32nd. 101 times more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Triplet births 269
Ranked 4th.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than South Korea

Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births 84
Ranked 9th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 73
Ranked 39th.
75
Ranked 28th. 3% more than South Korea
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Legal
Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 4.4%
Ranked 18th.
19.2%
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than South Korea

Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 5.6%
Ranked 104th.
15.4%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Korea

SARS female cases % 0.0
Ranked 23th.
48%
Ranked 15th.
External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 176th.
0.0
Ranked 146th.
SARS fatality ratio % 0.0
Ranked 16th.
0.0
Ranked 26th.

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