# Brazil Transplants Stats

#### Definitions

• Heart: The number of heart transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets).
• Heart per million: The number of heart transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Kidney: The number of kidney transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets).
• Kidney and pancreas: The number of kidney-pancreas transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets).
• Kidney and pancreas per million: The number of kidney-pancreas transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Kidney per million: The number of kidney transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Liver: The number of liver transplants in the nation in 2002.(If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets).
• Liver per million: The number of liver transplants in the nation in 2002.(If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Pancreas: The number of pancreas transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets).
• Pancreas per million: The number of pancreas transplants in the nation in 2002. (If the surveyed year is different, it is given in brackets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
• Total: The total of our statistics for kidney, liver, pancreas, kidney-pancreas, heart, lung, heart-lung and intestine transplants. Note that, in some cases, the figures for each individual organ type were taken in different years (either 2000, 2001, or 2002). Thus these totals are suggestive but not conclusive.
• Total per million: The total of our statistics for kidney, liver, pancreas, kidney-pancreas, heart, lung, heart-lung and intestine transplants. Note that, in some cases, the figures for each individual organ type were taken in different years (either 2000, 2001, or 2002). Thus these totals are suggestive but not conclusive. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Heart 19 heart transplants 2002 14th out of 30
Heart per million 0.106 heart transplants 2002 28th out of 29
Kidney 1,145 kidney transplants 2002 3rd out of 47
Kidney and pancreas 40 kidney-pancreas transpla 2002 3rd out of 17
Kidney and pancreas per million 0.223 kidney-pancreas transpla 2002 15th out of 17
Kidney per million 6.38 kidney transplants 2002 28th out of 46
Liver 147 liver transplants 2002 9th out of 29
Liver per million 0.819 liver transplants 2002 26th out of 29
Pancreas 17 pancreas transplants 2002 2nd out of 11
Pancreas per million 0.0948 pancreas transplants 2002 9th out of 11
Total 1,368 transplants 2002 6th out of 49
Total per million 7.63 transplants 2002 28th out of 48

SOURCES: Abstracted from center-specific counts (Worldwide Transplant Center Directory, 2002); Abstracted from center-specific counts (Worldwide Transplant Center Directory, 2002). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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