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Health Stats: compare key data on United Arab Emirates & United States

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  • Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the population growth rate in the absence of migration.
  • Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Births and maternity > Future births: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Births and maternity > Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people: Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included.
  • Life expectancy > Men: Life expectancy for men.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth, female > Years: Life expectancy at birth, female (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy at birth, male > Years: Life expectancy at birth, male (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy at birth, total > Years: Life expectancy at birth, total (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Physicians > Per 1,000 people: Physicians are defined as graduates of any facility or school of medicine who are working in the country in any medical field (practice, teaching, research).
  • Probability of reaching 65 > Male: Probability at birth of reaching the age of 65.
  • Quality of health care system > Cost: Cost to you. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Cost to you". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Quality of health care system > Health care system index: Health Care Index is an estimation of the overall quality of the health care system, health care professionals, equipment, staff, doctors, cost, etc.
  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Deaths > Percent deaths registered: Civil registration coverage of deaths (%).
  • Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman: Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with current age-specific fertility rates.
  • Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate: How many infants, out of 1000, who will die before attaining one year of age.
  • Life expectancy > Women: Life expectancy for women.
  • Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff: Skill and competency of medical staff. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How satisfied are you with the skill and competency of the local medical staff?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate: An estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
  • Quality of health care system > Short waiting times: Responsiveness (waitings) in medical institutions. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How satisfied are you with the responsiveness (waitings) in medical institutions?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people: Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included."
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19: Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19.
  • Probability of reaching 65 > Female: Probability at birth of reaching the age of 65.
  • Quality of health care system > Modern equipment: Equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Does hospitals have equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Expenditure per capita > Current US$: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Health expenditure per capita > Current US$: Health expenditure per capita (current US$). Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports: Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How satisfied you with the accuracy and completeness in filling out reports?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people). Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases. Incidence includes patients with HIV.
  • Births and maternity > Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Births and maternity > Maternal death rate: Number of mothers who died giving birth, out of 100,000 births.
  • Maternal mortality: Maternal mortality reported per 100,000 births 1985-1999. The maternal mortality data are those reported by national authorities. UNICEF and the World Health Organization periodically evaluate these data and make adjustments to account for the well-documented problems of under-reporting and misclassification of maternal deaths and to develop estimates for countries with no data (for details on the most recent estimates see Hill, AbouZahr and Wardlaw 2001). Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified.
  • Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people: Physicians include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (current LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Death rates > Children under 5: Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates."
  • Death rates > Women: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages."
  • Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports: Speed in completing examination and reports. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Speed in completing examination and reports?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Death rates > Men: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages."
  • Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff: Friendliness and courtesy of the staff. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Friendliness and courtesy of the staff?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day: Depth of hunger or the intensity of food deprivation, indicates how much food-deprived people fall short of minimum food needs in terms of dietary energy. The food deficit, in kilocalories per person per day, is measured by comparing the average amount of dietary energy that undernourished people get from the foods they eat with the minimum amount of dietary energy they need to maintain body weight and undertake light activity. The depth of hunger is low when it is less than 200 kilocalories per person per day, and high when it is higher than 300 kilocalories per person per day."
  • Births and maternity > Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy > Male: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people: Nurses and midwives (per 1,000 people). Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses.
  • Quality of health care system > Convenient location: Convenience of location for you. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Argentina, Austria and 69 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 7 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, United Kingdom and 1 more country. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from October, 2010 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Convenience of location for you". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current LCU: Services, etc., value added (current LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current local currency.
  • Death rates > Infants: Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year."
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy > Female: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars: Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars, 2002
  • Spending > Per person: Spending per capita (PPP) in $US 1998.
  • Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles: Percentage of children under 1 year old immunized against measles.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Male: The average number of years to be lived by amen in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy > 95 percent range: 95% range.
  • Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population: Healthy life expectancy at birth (years) 2002 - Total population
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate: Percentage of females older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.
  • Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people: Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses."
  • Health spending per capita: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Reproductive health > Pregnant women receiving prenatal care: Pregnant women receiving prenatal care are the percentage of women attended at least once during pregnancy by skilled health personnel for reasons related to pregnancy.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000: Tuberculosis cases (per 100,000 people)
  • Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population): The number of people that die from injuries out of 100,000 people the same age. The number is not an accurate telling of the country's injury rate, but rather how fatal injuries are in each country.
  • Survival rate > To age 65 > Men: Survival to age 65 refers to the percentage of a cohort of newborn infants that would survive to age 65, if subject to current age specific mortality rates."
  • Drug access: Population with access to essential drugs 2000. The data on access to essential drugs are based on statistical estimates received from World Health Organization (WHO) country and regional offices and regional advisers and through the World Drug Situation Survey carried out in 1998-99. These estimates represent the best information available to the WHO Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy to date and are currently being validated by WHO member states. The department assigns the estimates to four groupings: very low access (0-49%), low access (50-79%), medium access (80-94%) and good access (95-100%). These groupings, used here in presenting the data, are often employed by the WHO in interpreting the data, as the actual estimates may suggest a higher level of accuracy than the data afford. b.
  • Infant mortality > Female babies: Infant mortality rate for females under 1 year.
  • Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate: The number of people that die from noncommunicable diseases out of 100,000 people the same age. The number is not an accurate telling of the country's noncommunicable disease rate, but rather how fatal noncommunicable diseases are in each country.
  • Survival rate > To age 65 > Women: Survival to age 65 refers to the percentage of a cohort of newborn infants that would survive to age 65, if subject to current age specific mortality rates."
  • Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in international dollars converted using 2005 purchasing power parity (PPP) rates."
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Total population
  • Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people: Total number of live births. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Intestinal diseases death rate: Death rate from intestinal infectious diseases
    Units: Deaths/100,000 Population
    Units: The final number is based on an aggregation of deaths recorded for WHO code B01 for all age groups by sex. These were then combined with UN Population Division population data for the country in that particular year. The death rates were standardized utilizing the age structure for the population of Canada. See page 22 of the2001 ESI report for more details on the methodology.

  • Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes: Adult mortality rate (probability of dying between 15 and 60 years per 1000 population).
  • Dependency ratio per 100: Dependency ratio (per 100), 2003
  • Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people): Dentistry personnel density (per 10 000 population).
  • Smoking rate > Women: Prevalence of smoking, female is the percentage of women ages 15 and over who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, and excluding smokeless tobacco. Data include daily and non-daily smoking."
  • Diseases > Tuberculosis cases: Number of reported tuberbculosis cases.
  • Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel: Births attended by skilled health personnel, percentage.
  • Contraception: % contraceptive prevalence 1995 - 2000. Data refer to married women aged 15-49, but the actual age range covered may vary across countries.
  • Infant mortality rate > Female: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5: Prevalence of underweight children.
  • Tobacco > Male smoking rate: Male [%].
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Tobacco > Female smoking rate: Female [%].
  • Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births: Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and HIV prevalence."
  • Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females: Healthy life expectancy at birth (years) 2002 - Females
  • Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males: Adult mortality rate (probability of dying between 15 and 60 years per 1000 population).
  • Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people: Number of reported tuberbculosis cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate: Percentage of males older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.
  • Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males: Healthy life expectancy at birth (years) 2002 - Males
  • Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country: Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death. "
  • Births and maternity > Future births per million people: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms: Tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the percentage of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms)."
  • Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate, 2003
  • Infant mortality > Male babies: Infant mortality rate for males under 1 year.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Females
  • Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females: Adult mortality rate (probability of dying between 15 and 60 years per 1000 population).
  • Respiratory disease child death rate: Child death rate from respiratory diseases
    Units: Deaths/100,000 Population Aged 0-14
    Units: The final number is based on an aggregation of deaths recorded for WHO codes B31 and B320, and B321, by sex and by age. These were then combined with UN Population Division population data broken down by age group to produce rates. See page 22 of the 2001 ESI report for more details on the methodology.

  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Probability of dying before 5 > Females: Probability of females dying before reaching the age of 5. (2003)
  • Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars: Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars, 2002
  • Expenditure > Public > % of GDP: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.
  • Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total: Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.
  • Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained.
  • Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.
  • Pregnant women receiving prenatal care: Pregnant women receiving prenatal care are the percentage of women attended at least once during pregnancy by skilled health personnel for reasons related to pregnancy.
  • % immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3: Health - % immunized 2002 1-year-old children - HepB3
  • Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed."
  • Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained."
  • Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health: External resources for health are funds or services in kind that are provided by entities not part of the country in question. The resources may come from international organisations, other countries through bilateral arrangements, or foreign nongovernmental organisations. These resources are part of total health expenditure."
  • Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total: Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions (% of total). Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions include infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.
  • Cause of death, by injury > % of total: Cause of death, by injury (% of total). Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Injuries include unintentional and intentional injuries.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Private health spending > % of GDP: Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations."
  • Public health spending > % of government spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • Infant mortality rate > Male: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Public health spending > % of total health spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation."
  • Mortality > Completeness of total death reporting > % of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths: Completeness of total death reporting is the number of total deaths reported by national statistics authorities to the United Nations Statistics Division's Demography Yearbook divided by the number of total deaths estimated by the United Nations Population Division.
  • % immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3: Health - % immunized 2002 1-year-old children - DPT3
  • Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health: Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health, 2002
  • % of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total: Health - % of routine EPI vaccines financed by government 2002 - Total
  • Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe: Health - Nutrition - % of under-fives (1995-2002) suffering from: stunting moderate & severe
  • Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe: Health - Nutrition - % of under-fives (1995-2002) suffering from: wasting moderate & severe
  • Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths: Completeness of infant death reporting is the number of infant deaths reported by national statistics authorities to the United Nations Statistics Division's Demography Yearbook divided by the number of infant deaths estimated by the United Nations Population Division.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight girls under 5: Prevalence of underweight children.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Males
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Life expectancy > 95% range: 95% range.
  • Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population: Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 2.5 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.
  • Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained."
  • Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling."
  • Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling."
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Diseases > 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.
  • Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months: Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months). Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine.
  • Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months: Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months). Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.
  • Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for married women ages 15-49 only.
  • Expenditure > Private > % of GDP: Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations.
  • Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.
  • Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms: Tuberculosis case detection rate (%, all forms). Tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the percentage of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms).
  • Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health: Out-of-pocket health expenditure (% of total expenditure on health). Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure.
  • Health expenditure, private > % of GDP: Health expenditure, private (% of GDP). Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations.
  • Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure: Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure). Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.
  • Health expenditure, public > % of GDP: Health expenditure, public (% of GDP). Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.
  • Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.
  • Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.
  • Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine.
  • Disease prevention > Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunisation measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine."
  • Disease prevention > Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunisation measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.
  • Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health: Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure."
  • Health spending > % of GDP: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation."
  • Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained."
  • Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases."
  • Public health spending > % of GDP: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health: Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health, 2002
  • Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure: Out-of-pocket expenditure on health as % of private expenditure on health, 2002
  • Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5: Prevalence of child malnutrition (weight for age) is the percentage of children under five whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median reference standard for their age as established by the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Figures are based on children under age three, four, and five years of age, depending on the country.
  • Births with health staff: Births attended by skilled health staff. Definitions of skilled health staff may vary across countries. Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified or to a running average for a series of years surrounding the period 1995 to 2000.
  • Health expenditure, total > % of GDP: Health expenditure, total (% of GDP). Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.
  • Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults: Prevalence of smoking, female is the percentage of women who smoke cigarettes. The age range varies among countries but in most is 18 and older or 15 and older.
  • Expenditure > Total > % of GDP: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.
  • Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population: Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 2.5 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.
  • Improved water source > % of population with access: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.
  • Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health: Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure.
  • Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe: Health - Nutrition - % of under-fives (1995-2002) suffering from: underweight moderate & severe
STAT United Arab Emirates United States HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 15.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 121st. 11% more than United States
14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st.

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 27.1
Ranked 21st.
28
Ranked 18th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates

Births and maternity > Future births 107.53
Ranked 101st.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 48 times more than United Arab Emirates

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.81%
Ranked 182nd.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 10% more than United Arab Emirates

Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 65
Ranked 183th.
133
Ranked 86th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 2.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st.
3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 50% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy > Men 76 years
Ranked 31st. The same as United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 76.51 years
Ranked 70th.
78.37 years
Ranked 47th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 77.81
Ranked 70th.
81.1
Ranked 43th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 75.8
Ranked 44th.
76.3
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 76.78
Ranked 51st.
78.64
Ranked 40th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Physicians > Per 1,000 people 2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.
2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 14% more than United Arab Emirates

Probability of reaching 65 > Male 75.8%
Ranked 35th.
77.4%
Ranked 32nd. 2% more than United Arab Emirates
Quality of health care system > Cost 57.35
Ranked 32nd. 25% more than United States
45.81
Ranked 41st.
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 59.9
Ranked 32nd.
69.03
Ranked 23th. 15% more than United Arab Emirates
Infant mortality rate > Total 11.94 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 97% more than United States
6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Deaths > Percent deaths registered 75-89 90-100
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 2.43 births per woman
Ranked 90th. 19% more than United States
2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th.

Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 7.2
Ranked 144th. 20% more than United States
6
Ranked 151st.

Life expectancy > Women 78 years
Ranked 45th.
81 years
Ranked 33th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 48.44
Ranked 41st.
74.69
Ranked 16th. 54% more than United Arab Emirates
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 0.18%
Ranked 104th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 51.56
Ranked 26th.
60.5
Ranked 10th. 17% more than United Arab Emirates
Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 1.9
Ranked 52nd.
3.1
Ranked 37th. 63% more than United Arab Emirates

Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 26.66
Ranked 14th.
27.82
Ranked 5th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates
Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 19.43 births
Ranked 134th.
49.83 births
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

Probability of reaching 65 > Female 83.6%
Ranked 46th.
85.7%
Ranked 33th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 100
Ranked 1st. 5% more than United States
95.58
Ranked 11th.
Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 711.2$
Ranked 38th.
6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than United Arab Emirates

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $1,639.87
Ranked 33th.
$8,607.88
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 34.2
Ranked 31st. The same as United States
34.2
Ranked 18th.

Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 51.47
Ranked 40th.
74.35
Ranked 11th. 44% more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 1.7
Ranked 202nd.
3.6
Ranked 196th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 13.5
Ranked 25th. The same as United States
13.5
Ranked 24th.

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 12 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 141st.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 75% more than United Arab Emirates

Maternal mortality 3 per 100,000
Ranked 134th.
8 per 100,000
Ranked 119th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 1.54
Ranked 18th.
2.67
Ranked 13th. 73% more than United Arab Emirates

Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 56,456.19
Ranked 64th. 53% more than United States
36,945.6
Ranked 65th.

Death rates > Children under 5 7.4
Ranked 140th.
7.8
Ranked 139th. 5% more than United Arab Emirates

Death rates > Women 64.21
Ranked 128th.
81.46
Ranked 121st. 27% more than United Arab Emirates

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 46.88
Ranked 38th.
69.57
Ranked 14th. 48% more than United Arab Emirates
Death rates > Men 77.22
Ranked 142nd.
141.23
Ranked 129th. 83% more than United Arab Emirates

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 58.82
Ranked 30th.
74.92
Ranked 11th. 27% more than United Arab Emirates
Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 390
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
100
Ranked 147th.

Births and maternity > Number of births 62,969
Ranked 13th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 66 times more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 79.18 years
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than United States
77.71 years
Ranked 34th.

Life expectancy > Male 76.71
Ranked 26th. 1% more than United States
76
Ranked 34th.

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 4.09
Ranked 60th.
9.81
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 67.19
Ranked 37th.
80.1
Ranked 12th. 19% more than United Arab Emirates
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 476.58 billion
Ranked 73th.
11.51 trillion
Ranked 21st. 24 times more than United Arab Emirates

Death rates > Infants 6.8
Ranked 140th. The same as United States
6.8
Ranked 139th.

Life expectancy at birth > Female 79.22 years
Ranked 74th.
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy > Female 78.84
Ranked 52nd.
81
Ranked 34th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 9
Ranked 166th.
52
Ranked 83th. 6 times more than United Arab Emirates
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 750
Ranked 42nd.
5,274
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United Arab Emirates
Spending > Per person 1,428
Ranked 21st.
4,271
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 94%
Ranked 89th. 4% more than United States
90%
Ranked 119th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 73.94 years
Ranked 67th.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates

Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 81.55 years
Ranked 25th. 1% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Life expectancy > 95 percent range (76.50-80.70) (80.50-80.60)
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 63.9
Ranked 56th.
69.3
Ranked 29th. 8% more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 243
Ranked 139th. 36% more than United States
179
Ranked 162nd.
Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate 40%
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than United States
33%
Ranked 3rd.
Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 4.57
Ranked 11th.
9.81
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Health spending per capita 1,252.5
Ranked 34th.
7,284.7
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than United Arab Emirates

Reproductive health > Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 96.8%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.71
Ranked 20th.
27
Ranked 10th. 5% more than United Arab Emirates
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 76.93 years
Ranked 20th. 3% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 13
Ranked 124th. 7 times more than United States
2
Ranked 165th.
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 37
Ranked 152nd.
50
Ranked 122nd. 35% more than United Arab Emirates
Survival rate > To age 65 > Men 85.86
Ranked 16th. 3% more than United States
83.35
Ranked 27th.

Drug access 95%
Ranked 18th. The same as United States
95%
Ranked 15th.
Infant mortality > Female babies 8.7 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 142nd. 28% more than United States
6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th.

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 410
Ranked 169th.
450
Ranked 156th. 10% more than United Arab Emirates
Survival rate > To age 65 > Women 88.44
Ranked 46th.
88.79
Ranked 42nd. About the same as United Arab Emirates

Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $ $1,414.42
Ranked 36th.
$7,289.82
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 27.6
Ranked 16th.
28.64
Ranked 6th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 73
Ranked 49th.
77
Ranked 30th. 5% more than United Arab Emirates
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 12.92
Ranked 23th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates

Intestinal diseases death rate 3.31%
Ranked 95th.
7.35%
Ranked 84th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 15.74 per 100,000 people
Ranked 153th. 3 times more than United States
4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.

Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (men) 39.9%
Ranked 2nd. 20% more than United States
33.2%
Ranked 4th.
Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.836
Ranked 38th.
0.863
Ranked 33th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 60
Ranked 159th.
80
Ranked 145th. 33% more than United Arab Emirates

Dependency ratio per 100 36
Ranked 166th.
51
Ranked 125th. 42% more than United Arab Emirates
Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 3 16
Smoking rate > Women 2
Ranked 102nd.
19
Ranked 47th. 10 times more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 56
Ranked 153th.
4,864
Ranked 54th. 87 times more than United Arab Emirates
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 100%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Contraception 28%
Ranked 62nd.
76%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
Infant mortality rate > Female 9.82 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 133th. 83% more than United States
5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.

Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5 16%
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than United States
2%
Ranked 14th.

Tobacco > Male smoking rate 26.1
Ranked 97th.
26.3
Ranked 95th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Illegal Legal
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 2.6
Ranked 110th.
21.5
Ranked 43th. 8 times more than United Arab Emirates
Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 10
Ranked 137th.
24
Ranked 116th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 64.2
Ranked 70th.
71.3
Ranked 29th. 11% more than United Arab Emirates
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 60
Ranked 159th.
80
Ranked 145th. 33% more than United Arab Emirates

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 9.66
Ranked 170th.
16.15
Ranked 162nd. 67% more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (women) 39.9%
Ranked 2nd. 20% more than United States
33.2%
Ranked 4th.
Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate 26%
Ranked 2nd.
31%
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than United Arab Emirates
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 63.5
Ranked 43th.
67.2
Ranked 29th. 6% more than United Arab Emirates
Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 4,200
Ranked 38th. Twice as much as United States
2,100
Ranked 47th.
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 12.3
Ranked 145th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 12% more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 37%
Ranked 165th.
86.96%
Ranked 50th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Total fertility rate 2.8
Ranked 85th. 33% more than United States
2.1
Ranked 118th.
Infant mortality > Male babies 9.3 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 147th. 37% 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 Illegal Legal
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 75
Ranked 63th.
80
Ranked 32nd. 7% more than United Arab Emirates
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 60
Ranked 159th.
80
Ranked 145th. 33% more than United Arab Emirates

Respiratory disease child death rate 39.53 (est) 40.43 (est)
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
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 133th. 75% more than United States
8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 152nd.
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 551
Ranked 39th.
2,368
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates
Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 2.03%
Ranked 138th.
6.88%
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

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

Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 98%
Ranked 35th.
100%
Ranked 11th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 70.18%
Ranked 130th. 16% more than United States
60.73%
Ranked 153th.

Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 96.8%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than United Arab Emirates
% immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3 92
Ranked 49th. 5% more than United States
88
Ranked 60th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 64.41%
Ranked 108th.
85.5%
Ranked 43th. 33% more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 97%
Ranked 50th.
100%
Ranked 13th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates

Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 154th.
0.0
Ranked 147th.

Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 12.52%
Ranked 117th. 2 times more than United States
6.05%
Ranked 149th.
Cause of death, by injury > % of total 20.86%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States
7.38%
Ranked 93th.
Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 27.94%
Ranked 77th. 5 times more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 131st.

Private health spending > % of GDP 0.81%
Ranked 162nd.
8.54%
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than United Arab Emirates

Public health spending > % of government spending 8.86%
Ranked 130th.
19.45%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Infant mortality rate > Male 13.96 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 127th. 2 times more than United States
6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th.

Public health spending > % of total health spending 70.52%
Ranked 63th. 55% more than United States
45.54%
Ranked 139th.

Mortality > Completeness of total death reporting > % of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths 100%
Ranked 2nd. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 1st.
% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 94
Ranked 77th. The same as United States
94
Ranked 75th.
Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 19.1%
Ranked 28th.
65.7%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
% of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total 100
Ranked 33th. 79% more than United States
56
Ranked 101st.
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 17
Ranked 82nd. 9 times more than United States
2
Ranked 130th.
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 15
Ranked 6th. 15 times more than United States
1
Ranked 122nd.
Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths 75.08%
Ranked 11th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 33% more than United Arab Emirates
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Illegal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Illegal Legal
Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight girls under 5 13%
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than United States
1%
Ranked 14th.

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 72
Ranked 41st.
75
Ranked 28th. 4% more than United Arab Emirates
Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 18.87%
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
9.35%
Ranked 60th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Life expectancy > 95% range (76.50-80.70) (80.50-80.60)
Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5%
Ranked 123th. The same as United States
5%
Ranked 116th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 98%
Ranked 55th.
100%
Ranked 13th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 19th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 48th.

Disease prevention > Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 23th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 18th.

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 27.69%
Ranked 63th. 21 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 10th.
Diseases > Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 66.62%
Ranked 115th.
86.57%
Ranked 46th. 30% more than United Arab Emirates
Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 94%
Ranked 97th.
95%
Ranked 85th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 94%
Ranked 83th. 2% more than United States
92%
Ranked 107th.

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 28%
Ranked 20th.
64.2%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Expenditure > Private > % of GDP 0.87%
Ranked 170th.
8.52%
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than United Arab Emirates

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 92%
Ranked 90th.
93%
Ranked 83th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 50%
Ranked 174th.
87%
Ranked 42nd. 74% more than United Arab Emirates

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 16.18%
Ranked 144th. 43% more than United States
11.29%
Ranked 169th.

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 0.857%
Ranked 175th.
9.65%
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than United Arab Emirates

Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 8.81%
Ranked 132nd.
19.8%
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 2.49%
Ranked 139th.
8.2%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 26th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 21st.

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 100%
Ranked 19th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 14th.

Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 94%
Ranked 80th.
96%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months 92%
Ranked 101st.
95%
Ranked 76th. 3% more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 92%
Ranked 94th. The same as United States
92%
Ranked 92nd.

Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 64.91%
Ranked 140th. 3 times more than United States
22.59%
Ranked 179th.

Health spending > % of GDP 2.75%
Ranked 168th.
15.68%
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United Arab Emirates

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 95%
Ranked 55th.
99%
Ranked 32nd. 4% more than United Arab Emirates

Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 5.6
Ranked 173th. 18% more than United States
4.76
Ranked 179th.

Public health spending > % of GDP 1.94%
Ranked 141st.
7.14%
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates

Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 26.6%
Ranked 136th.
55.1%
Ranked 51st. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 65.2%
Ranked 149th. 3 times more than United States
25.4%
Ranked 180th.
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 7%
Ranked 31st. 4 times more than United States
1.6%
Ranked 20th.

Births with health staff 99%
Ranked 19th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 17th.
Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 3.35%
Ranked 176th.
17.85%
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 1.3%
Ranked 37th.
19.2%
Ranked 13th. 15 times more than United Arab Emirates

Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 2.9%
Ranked 175th.
15.4%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 2.5%
Ranked 149th. The same as United States
2.5%
Ranked 144th.

Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 20th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 15th.

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 71%
Ranked 142nd. 3 times more than United States
23.8%
Ranked 180th.

Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 14
Ranked 69th. 14 times more than United States
1
Ranked 136th.

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