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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.
  • HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
  • 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.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • 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."
  • HIV AIDS > Deaths: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
  • 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.
  • Hunger and malnutrition > Children > Small children underweight: Percentage of all children under 5 that are moderately or severely underweight.
  • 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.
  • HIV AIDS > Deaths > Per capita: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Reproductive health > Use of birth control > Women over 15: 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."
  • 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.
  • Access to sanitation: The percentage of the total population with access to sanitation facilities
  • 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.
  • HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Spending > Per person: Spending per capita (PPP) in $US 1998.
  • Births and maternity > Twin births per million people: Number of births, in which two children were born. A mother giving birth to twins is counted as one birth. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles: Percentage of children under 1 year old immunized against measles.
  • Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes: People living with HIV, 15-49 years old, percentage.
  • 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.
  • Suicide rate > Gender ratio: Suicide rates per 100,000 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Births and maternity > All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • HIV AIDS > Deaths per 1000: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Births and maternity > Twin births: Number of births, in which two children were born. A mother giving birth to twins is counted as one birth.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infant boys: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases: Number of reported cases of tetanus in newborns.
  • 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.
  • Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people: Number of births, in which three children were born. A mother giving birth to triplets is counted as one birth. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5: Prevalence of underweight children.
  • Tobacco > Male smoking rate: Male [%].
  • Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15: Population with HIV/AIDS (estimate).
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infant girls: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • Births and maternity > Single births: Number of births, in which one child was born.
  • Diseases > Measles cases: Number of reported measles cases.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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. "
  • HIV AIDS > Women living with aids 15-49: People living with HIV/AIDS, women (age 15-49)
  • 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.
  • Spending > Public: World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC.
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14: Population with HIV/AIDS (estimate).
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • Diseases > Mumps cases per million people: Number of reported mumps cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people: Number of reported cases of tetanus in newborns. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Diseases > Pertussis cases: Number of reported pertussis cases. Pertussis is commonly called whooping cough.
  • Spending > Private: Private expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP 1998.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • % immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3: Health - % immunized 2002 1-year-old children - DPT3
  • Nutrition > Low-birthweight babies > % of births: Low-birthweight babies are newborns weighing less than 2,500 grams, with the measurement taken within the first hours of life, before significant postnatal weight loss has occurred."
  • 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.
  • % of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total: Health - % of routine EPI vaccines financed by government 2002 - Total
  • % of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban: Health - % of population using adequate sanitation facilities 2000 - Urban
  • 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.
  • Diseases > Rubella cases: Number of reported rubella cases. Rubella is commonly called the German Measles.
  • 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.
  • Births and maternity > Triplet births: Number of births, in which three children were born. A mother giving birth to triplets is counted as one birth.
  • Births and maternity > All births of girls: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Diseases > Rubella cases per million people: Number of reported rubella cases. Rubella is commonly called the German Measles. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Births and maternity > Percent of births registered: Civil registration coverage of births (%).
  • Diseases > Mumps cases: Number of reported mumps cases.
  • Life expectancy > 95% range: 95% range.
  • 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.
  • Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49: Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-49 who are infected with HIV.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV: Female adults with HIV refers to the percentage of women of those ages 15-49 infected with HIV.
  • 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 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."
  • % of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total: Health - % of population using adequate sanitation facilities 2000 - Total
  • % of population using improved drinking water sources > Rural: Health - % of population using improved drinking water sources 2000 - Rural.
  • % of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Rural: Health - % of population using adequate sanitation facilities 2000 - Rural
  • % of population using improved drinking water sources > Urban: Health - % of population using improved drinking water sources 2000 - Urban
  • 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.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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
  • % of population using improved drinking water sources > Total: Health - % of population using improved drinking water sources 2000 - Total
  • % immunized 1-year-old children > Measles: Health - % immunized 2002 1-year-old children - Measles
  • Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS: DOTS detection rate is the percentage of estimated new infectious tuberculosis cases detected under the directly observed treatment, short course case detection and treatment strategy.
  • % immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3: Health - % immunized 2002 1-year-old children - Polio3
  • Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5: Prevalence of child malnutrition (height for age) is the percentage of children under five whose height for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0 to 59 months. For children up to two years of age, height is measured by recumbent length. For older children, height is measured by stature while standing. The reference population adopted by the WHO in 1983, is based on children from the United States, who are assumed to be well nourished.
  • Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI: Compares the ratio of male to female BMI by countries, according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.
  • Smoking prevalence > Males > % of adults: Prevalence of smoking, male is the percentage of men who smoke cigarettes. The age range varies among countries but in most is 18 and older or 15 and older.
  • 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."
  • Drinking water availability %: Coverage estimates shown are derived from information collected from two main sources: assessment questionnaires and household surveys. Assessment questionnaires were sent to all WHO country representatives, to be completed in liaison with local UNICEF st
  • Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people: Number of reported pertussis cases. Pertussis is commonly called whooping cough. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births: Number of births, in which four or five children were born. A mother giving birth to quadruplets or quintuplets is counted as one birth.
  • 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.
  • Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe: Health - Nutrition - % of under-fives (1995-2002) suffering from: wasting moderate & severe
  • 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.
  • Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe: Health - Nutrition - % of under-fives (1995-2002) suffering from: stunting moderate & severe
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Reproductive health > 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 > 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.
  • Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure: Health expenditure, public (% of total health 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. 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.
  • Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people: Number of births, in which four or five children were born. A mother giving birth to quadruplets or quintuplets is counted as one birth. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Diseases > Measles cases per million people: Number of reported measles cases. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
STAT United States Venezuela HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 131st.
22.04 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th. 57% more than United States

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 28
Ranked 18th. 6% more than Venezuela
26.4
Ranked 29th.

Births and maternity > Future births 5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than Venezuela
418.68
Ranked 55th.

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.99%
Ranked 33th. 8% more than Venezuela
1.84%
Ranked 131st.

Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 133
Ranked 86th. 33% more than Venezuela
100
Ranked 158th.
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Venezuela
0.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.

Life expectancy > Men 76 years
Ranked 30th. 6% more than Venezuela
72 years
Ranked 23th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 78.37 years
Ranked 47th. 6% more than Venezuela
73.93 years
Ranked 107th.

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 81.1
Ranked 43th. 5% more than Venezuela
77.38
Ranked 79th.

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 76.3
Ranked 42nd. 7% more than Venezuela
71.43
Ranked 80th.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 78.64
Ranked 40th. 6% more than Venezuela
74.33
Ranked 82nd.

Physicians > Per 1,000 people 2.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 19% more than Venezuela
1.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st.

Probability of reaching 65 > Male 77.4%
Ranked 32nd. 8% more than Venezuela
71.6%
Ranked 49th.
Quality of health care system > Cost 45.81
Ranked 41st.
55
Ranked 37th. 20% more than United States
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 69.03
Ranked 23th. 53% more than Venezuela
45
Ranked 44th.
Infant mortality rate > Total 6.06 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.
20.62 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 93th. 3 times more than United States

Deaths > Percent deaths registered 90-100 90-100
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 2.05 births per woman
Ranked 117th.
2.65 births per woman
Ranked 84th. 29% more than United States

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th.
4.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 41% more than United States
Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 6
Ranked 151st.
13.1
Ranked 115th. 2 times more than United States

Life expectancy > Women 81 years
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Venezuela
78 years
Ranked 17th.
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 74.69
Ranked 16th. 87% more than Venezuela
40
Ranked 44th.
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 0.6%
Ranked 62nd.
0.7%
Ranked 63th. 17% more than United States
Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 60.5
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Venezuela
30
Ranked 42nd.
Health services > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 3.1
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Venezuela
1.3
Ranked 64th.

Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 27.82
Ranked 5th. 6% more than Venezuela
26.19
Ranked 23th.
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 11 times more than Venezuela
110,000
Ranked 1st.
Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 49.83 births
Ranked 83th.
90.78 births
Ranked 36th. 82% more than United States

Probability of reaching 65 > Female 85.7%
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Venezuela
82.3%
Ranked 52nd.
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 95.58
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Venezuela
40
Ranked 46th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants 24,548
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Venezuela
6,340
Ranked 10th.

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 6,096.2$
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Venezuela
195.6$
Ranked 80th.

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $8,607.88
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than Venezuela
$555.09
Ranked 69th.

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 34.2
Ranked 18th.
101
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States

Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 74.35
Ranked 11th. 57% more than Venezuela
47.5
Ranked 42nd.
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 3.6
Ranked 196th.
33
Ranked 118th. 9 times more than United States

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 13.5
Ranked 24th.
20.8
Ranked 11th. 54% more than United States

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st.
92 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 75th. 4 times more than United States

Maternal mortality 8 per 100,000
Ranked 119th.
60 per 100,000
Ranked 78th. 8 times more than United States
Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people 2.67
Ranked 13th. 38% more than Venezuela
1.94
Ranked 50th.

Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 36,945.6
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than Venezuela
13,665.45
Ranked 103th.

Death rates > Children under 5 7.8
Ranked 139th.
17.5
Ranked 103th. 2 times more than United States

Death rates > Women 81.46
Ranked 121st.
92.64
Ranked 100th. 14% more than United States

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 69.57
Ranked 14th. 55% more than Venezuela
45
Ranked 40th.
Death rates > Men 141.23
Ranked 129th.
176.7
Ranked 85th. 25% more than United States

HIV AIDS > Deaths 17,000
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Venezuela
4,100
Ranked 50th.

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 74.92
Ranked 11th. 50% more than Venezuela
50
Ranked 38th.
Nutrition > Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 100
Ranked 147th.
190
Ranked 85th. 90% more than United States

Births and maternity > Number of births 4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Venezuela
581,480
Ranked 7th.

Hunger and malnutrition > Children > Small children underweight 5.4%
Ranked 12th. 46% more than Venezuela
3.7%
Ranked 22nd.

Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 77.71 years
Ranked 34th. 5% more than Venezuela
74.22 years
Ranked 58th.

HIV AIDS > Deaths > Per capita 0.048 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.
0.16 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th. 3 times more than United States

Reproductive health > Use of birth control > Women over 15 72.9
Ranked 4th.
76.8
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than United States

Life expectancy > Male 76
Ranked 34th. 8% more than Venezuela
70.63
Ranked 75th.

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 9.81
Ranked 14th. 9 times more than Venezuela
1.13
Ranked 7th.
Quality of health care system > Convenient location 80.1
Ranked 12th. 88% more than Venezuela
42.5
Ranked 46th.
Access to sanitation 100%
Ranked 6th. 12% more than Venezuela
89%
Ranked 55th.
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 11.51 trillion
Ranked 21st. 29 times more than Venezuela
396.89 billion
Ranked 75th.

HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 3.91
Ranked 61st.
4.59
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than United States
Death rates > Infants 6.8
Ranked 139th.
15.3
Ranked 104th. 2 times more than United States

Life expectancy at birth > Female 80.93 years
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than Venezuela
77.17 years
Ranked 101st.

Life expectancy > Female 81
Ranked 34th. 6% more than Venezuela
76.61
Ranked 75th.

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 52
Ranked 83th.
78
Ranked 14th. 50% more than United States
Spending > Per person 4,271
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Venezuela
171
Ranked 53th.
Births and maternity > Twin births per million people 447.29
Ranked 7th. 97% more than Venezuela
226.93
Ranked 38th.

Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 90%
Ranked 119th. 5% more than Venezuela
86%
Ranked 137th.

Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.7%
Ranked 56th. 17% more than Venezuela
0.6%
Ranked 66th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 7% more than Venezuela
70.84 years
Ranked 109th.

Suicide rate > Gender ratio 4.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 18th. 5% more than Venezuela
4.3 per 100,000 people
Ranked 20th.
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 80.67 years
Ranked 35th. 4% more than Venezuela
77.2 years
Ranked 58th.

Life expectancy > 95 percent range (80.50-80.60) (78.40-80.00)
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 179
Ranked 162nd.
209
Ranked 147th. 17% more than United States
Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 9.81
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Venezuela
1.13
Ranked 4th.
Births and maternity > All births of boys 2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Venezuela
316,884
Ranked 10th.

Health spending per capita 7,284.7
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than Venezuela
477.05
Ranked 64th.

Reproductive health > Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 99%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Venezuela
94.1%
Ranked 23th.
Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 27
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Venezuela
24.86
Ranked 39th.
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 74.89 years
Ranked 36th. 5% more than Venezuela
71.38 years
Ranked 61st.

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 2
Ranked 165th.
22
Ranked 111th. 11 times more than United States
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 50
Ranked 122nd.
92
Ranked 63th. 84% more than United States
HIV AIDS > Deaths per 1000 0.0554
Ranked 59th.
0.159
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than United States

Survival rate > To age 65 > Men 83.35
Ranked 27th. 13% more than Venezuela
73.67
Ranked 72nd.

Drug access 95%
Ranked 15th. 19% more than Venezuela
80%
Ranked 82nd.
Infant mortality > Female babies 6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 155th.
16.4 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 112th. 2 times more than United States

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 450
Ranked 156th. 2% more than Venezuela
441
Ranked 158th.
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 79.36
Ranked 33th.
229.25
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States

Births and maternity > Twin births 137,217
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Venezuela
6,276
Ranked 11th.

Survival rate > To age 65 > Women 88.79
Ranked 42nd. 6% more than Venezuela
84.16
Ranked 75th.

Health services > Health expenditure per capita > PPP > Constant 2005 international $ $7,289.82
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Venezuela
$641.47
Ranked 68th.

Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 28.64
Ranked 6th. 4% more than Venezuela
27.52
Ranked 20th.
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 13.46
Ranked 23th.
20.68
Ranked 10th. 54% more than United States

Intestinal diseases death rate 7.35%
Ranked 84th.
20.16%
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than United States
Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.53 per 100,000 people
Ranked 193th.
41.6 per 100,000 people
Ranked 118th. 9 times more than United States

Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.863
Ranked 33th. 14% more than Venezuela
0.754
Ranked 73th.
Deaths > Deaths of infant boys 13,698
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Venezuela
3,715
Ranked 9th.

Deaths > Deaths of infant boys per million people 44.28
Ranked 24th.
134.33
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States

Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 80
Ranked 145th.
94
Ranked 124th. 18% more than United States

Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 16 6
Smoking rate > Women 19
Ranked 47th.
27
Ranked 21st. 42% more than United States
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 4,864
Ranked 54th. 43% more than Venezuela
3,392
Ranked 62nd.
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 99%
Ranked 16th. 4% more than Venezuela
95%
Ranked 24th.

Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases 0.0
Ranked 99th.
1
Ranked 65th.
Infant mortality rate > Female 5.37 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 171st.
16.95 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 97th. 3 times more than United States

Births and maternity > Triplet births per million people 19.25
Ranked 9th. 63% more than Venezuela
11.82
Ranked 10th.

Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5 2%
Ranked 14th.
5%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
Tobacco > Male smoking rate 26.3
Ranked 95th.
32.5
Ranked 75th. 24% more than United States
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Aged over 15 1200000 110000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Illegal
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls 10,850
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Venezuela
2,625
Ranked 9th.

Births and maternity > Single births 3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Venezuela
608,719
Ranked 6th.

Diseases > Measles cases 30
Ranked 69th.
32
Ranked 67th. 7% more than United States
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 21.5
Ranked 43th.
27
Ranked 24th. 26% more than United States
Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 24
Ranked 116th.
68
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than United States

Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 80
Ranked 145th.
94
Ranked 124th. 18% more than United States

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 16.15
Ranked 162nd.
122.65
Ranked 105th. 8 times more than United States
Reproductive health > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 2,100
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than Venezuela
540
Ranked 81st.
HIV AIDS > Women living with aids 15-49 0.61
Ranked 54th. 22% more than Venezuela
0.5
Ranked 61st.
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 13.79
Ranked 135th.
20.58
Ranked 89th. 49% more than United States

Spending > Public 5.7% (1999) 2.6%
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 86.96%
Ranked 50th. 28% more than Venezuela
68.04%
Ranked 117th.

Infant mortality > Male babies 6.8 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 163th.
21.2 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 111th. 3 times more than United States

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Illegal
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 80
Ranked 145th.
94
Ranked 124th. 18% more than United States

Respiratory disease child death rate 40.43 (est) 19.07
Diseases > HIV AIDS > Number living with HIV AIDS > Women > Aged above 14 300000 31000
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Illegal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Legal Illegal
Diseases > Mumps cases per million people 2.37
Ranked 74th.
691.28
Ranked 5th. 291 times more than United States
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0
Ranked 98th.
0.0362
Ranked 64th.
Diseases > Pertussis cases 8,739
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 141st.
Spending > Private 7.1%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Venezuela
1.6%
Ranked 94th.
Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 6.88%
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than Venezuela
1.97%
Ranked 140th.

Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 99%
Ranked 8th. 4% more than Venezuela
95%
Ranked 25th.

Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 11th. 47% more than Venezuela
68%
Ranked 90th.
Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 60.73%
Ranked 153th.
81.19%
Ranked 81st. 34% more than United States

Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 99%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Venezuela
94.1%
Ranked 13th.
% immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3 88
Ranked 60th. 47% more than Venezuela
60
Ranked 95th.
Disease prevention > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 85.5%
Ranked 43th. 4% more than Venezuela
81.92%
Ranked 66th.

Disease prevention > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 13th. 10% more than Venezuela
91%
Ranked 72nd.

Health services > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 0.0
Ranked 147th.
0.0
Ranked 165th.

Cause of death, by injury > % of total 7.38%
Ranked 93th.
20.94%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
Private health spending > % of GDP 8.54%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Venezuela
3.08%
Ranked 49th.

Public health spending > % of government spending 19.45%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Venezuela
7.07%
Ranked 149th.

Infant mortality rate > Male 6.72 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th.
24.12 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 92nd. 4 times more than United States

% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 94
Ranked 75th. 49% more than Venezuela
63
Ranked 157th.
Nutrition > Low-birthweight babies > % of births 7.8%
Ranked 12th.
8.9%
Ranked 20th. 14% more than United States

Mortality > Completeness of total death reporting > % of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths 100%
Ranked 1st. 19% more than Venezuela
84.1%
Ranked 33th.
% of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total 56
Ranked 101st.
100
Ranked 55th. 79% more than United States
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 100
Ranked 10th. 41% more than Venezuela
71
Ranked 111th.
Mortality > Completeness of infant death reporting > % of reported infant deaths to estimated infant deaths 100%
Ranked 2nd. 62% more than Venezuela
61.82%
Ranked 25th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Illegal
Diseases > Rubella cases 11
Ranked 70th.
62
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than United States
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Illegal
Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight girls under 5 1%
Ranked 14th.
4%
Ranked 39th. 4 times more than United States
Births and maternity > Triplet births 5,905
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Venezuela
327
Ranked 3rd.

Births and maternity > All births of girls 2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Venezuela
298,248
Ranked 10th.

Diseases > Rubella cases per million people 0.0365
Ranked 103th.
2.24
Ranked 64th. 61 times more than United States
Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people 6.57
Ranked 35th.
10.11
Ranked 9th. 54% more than United States

Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 >90
Diseases > Mumps cases 715
Ranked 35th.
19,118
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than United States
Life expectancy > 95% range (80.50-80.60) (78.40-80.00)
Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 95%
Ranked 85th. 17% more than Venezuela
81%
Ranked 160th.

Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 92%
Ranked 107th. 6% more than Venezuela
87%
Ranked 132nd.

Prevalence of HIV > Total > % of population ages 15-49 0.6%
Ranked 69th.
0.72%
Ranked 64th. 20% more than United States

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 64.2%
Ranked 7th.
77%
Ranked 2nd. 20% more than United States

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 93%
Ranked 83th. 22% more than Venezuela
76%
Ranked 147th.

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 87%
Ranked 42nd. 34% more than Venezuela
65%
Ranked 146th.

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 11.29%
Ranked 169th.
57%
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than United States

Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 25%
Ranked 91st.
28.18%
Ranked 73th. 13% more than United States

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 9.65%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Venezuela
3.27%
Ranked 53th.

Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 22.59%
Ranked 179th.
88.07%
Ranked 75th. 4 times more than United States

Health spending > % of GDP 15.68%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Venezuela
5.77%
Ranked 98th.

% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Total 100
Ranked 8th. 47% more than Venezuela
68
Ranked 94th.
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Rural 100
Ranked 9th. 43% more than Venezuela
70
Ranked 78th.
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Rural 100
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Venezuela
48
Ranked 89th.
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Urban 100
Ranked 12th. 18% more than Venezuela
85
Ranked 114th.
Births with health staff 99%
Ranked 17th. 4% more than Venezuela
95%
Ranked 41st.
Deaths > Deaths of infant girls per million people 35.08
Ranked 24th.
94.92
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States

Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 2.5%
Ranked 144th.
18%
Ranked 55th. 7 times more than United States

Improved water source > % of population with access 100%
Ranked 15th. 20% more than Venezuela
83%
Ranked 107th.
Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 23.8%
Ranked 180th.
88.3%
Ranked 90th. 4 times more than United States

Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 1
Ranked 136th.
5
Ranked 117th. 5 times more than United States
% of population using improved drinking water sources > Total 100
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Venezuela
83
Ranked 83th.
% immunized 1-year-old children > Measles 91
Ranked 80th. 17% more than Venezuela
78
Ranked 131st.
Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS 85.12%
Ranked 33th. 16% more than Venezuela
73.38%
Ranked 54th.

% immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3 90
Ranked 96th. 17% more than Venezuela
77
Ranked 142nd.
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 1.1%
Ranked 17th.
12.8%
Ranked 42nd. 12 times more than United States

Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.06
Ranked 76th.
1.11
Ranked 50th. 4% more than United States
Smoking prevalence > Males > % of adults 24.1%
Ranked 28th.
37.4%
Ranked 5th. 55% more than United States
Risk factors > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 4.76
Ranked 179th.
33.49
Ranked 115th. 7 times more than United States

Public health spending > % of GDP 7.14%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Venezuela
2.68%
Ranked 120th.

Drinking water availability % 100%
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Venezuela
83%
Ranked 80th.
Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people 29.01
Ranked 32nd.
0.0
Ranked 138th.
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 1.6%
Ranked 20th.
4.4%
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than United States

Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 6.05%
Ranked 149th.
13.5%
Ranked 109th. 2 times more than United States
Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births 435
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Venezuela
49
Ranked 16th.

Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 17.85%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Venezuela
5.16%
Ranked 135th.

Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 1
Ranked 122nd.
3
Ranked 96th. 3 times more than United States
Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 19.2%
Ranked 13th.
23.8%
Ranked 1st. 24% more than United States
Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 15.4%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Venezuela
4.7%
Ranked 134th.

Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 2
Ranked 130th.
13
Ranked 96th. 7 times more than United States
Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 100%
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Venezuela
48%
Ranked 96th.
Public health spending > % of total health spending 45.54%
Ranked 139th.
46.51%
Ranked 134th. 2% more than United States

Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 99.3%
Ranked 17th. 5% more than Venezuela
95%
Ranked 35th.

Improved sanitation facilities > Urban > % of urban population with access 100%
Ranked 13th. 41% more than Venezuela
71%
Ranked 114th.
Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 45.94%
Ranked 138th. 25% more than Venezuela
36.7%
Ranked 159th.

Births and maternity > Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 1.42
Ranked 9th.
1.77
Ranked 29th. 25% more than United States

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 5.7%
Ranked 131st.
39.63%
Ranked 38th. 7 times more than United States
Diseases > Measles cases per million people 0.0996
Ranked 112th.
1.16
Ranked 83th. 12 times more than United States

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