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Rheumatic Heart Disease
AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Burkina Faso
9.60
6
2. Angola
8.85
8
3. Central Africa
7.44
14
4. Sierra Leone
6.30
17
5. Chad
6.25
18
6. Swaziland
6.24
19
7. Cote d Ivoire
6.21
20
8. DR Congo
5.95
22
9. Sao Tome
5.84
23
10. Mali
5.82
24
11. Lesotho
5.52
27
12. Equ. Guinea
5.41
28
13. Eritrea
5.38
30
14. Madagascar
5.19
31
15. Benin
5.03
34
16. Zimbabwe
4.82
36
17. Togo
4.69
39
18. Gambia
4.66
40
19. Cameroon
4.66
41
20. Burundi
4.56
43
21. Somalia
4.53
44
22. Nigeria
4.41
45
23. Congo
4.39
46
24. Uganda
4.37
48
25. Niger
4.32
49
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Comoros
4.23
50
27. Mozambique
4.20
51
28. Guinea
4.18
52
29. Sudan
4.12
53
30. Namibia
4.02
56
31. South Sudan
4.01
57
32. Guinea-Bissau
3.98
58
33. Ghana
3.73
60
34. Gabon
3.71
61
35. South Africa
3.70
62
36. Senegal
3.66
63
37. Botswana
3.65
64
38. Ethiopia
3.62
65
39. Mauritania
3.42
68
40. Djibouti
3.28
69
41. Liberia
3.24
70
42. Malawi
3.17
71
43. Rwanda
3.15
72
44. Tanzania
3.06
74
45. Zambia
2.97
77
46. Kenya
2.28
87
47. Cape Verde
2.15
88
48. Seychelles
1.44
108
49. Mauritius
0.46
170
ICD-10 CODES: I01-I09
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.