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Compare Cuba and Dominican Republic health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.6
    65.9
    64.2
    39
    46
    43
     
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
    1970
    68.5
    71.7
    70.0
    16
    40
    27
     
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
    1980
    72.2
    75.5
    73.8
    9
    26
    15
     
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
    1990
    72.9
    76.7
    74.7
    18
    33
    27
     
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
    2000
    74.9
    78.7
    76.8
    24
    35
    30
     
    67.6
    73.7
    70.6
    77
    77
    79
    2010
    75.9
    80.2
    78.0
    32
    35
    32
     
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
    2015
    76.9
    81.4
    79.1
    32
    34
    32
     
    70.9
    77.1
    73.9
    88
    84
    88
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.9
    81.4
    32
    34
     
    70.9
    77.1
    88
    84
    Age 5
    77.4
    81.8
    34
    36
     
    73.4
    79.2
    72
    62
    Age 10
    77.5
    81.8
    34
    37
     
    73.5
    79.4
    71
    63
    Age 15
    77.6
    81.9
    33
    37
     
    73.7
    79.5
    70
    63
    Age 20
    77.7
    82.0
    34
    37
     
    74.1
    79.7
    70
    63
    Age 25
    77.9
    82.1
    34
    36
     
    74.8
    79.9
    60
    60
    Age 30
    78.1
    82.2
    35
    36
     
    75.4
    80.2
    57
    57
    Age 35
    78.4
    82.3
    35
    37
     
    75.9
    80.5
    55
    56
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.5
    34
    35
     
    76.6
    80.9
    52
    54
    Age 45
    79.1
    82.7
    35
    35
     
    77.4
    81.3
    52
    52
    Age 50
    79.6
    83.1
    35
    35
     
    78.2
    81.9
    48
    49
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.6
    34
    36
     
    79.2
    82.5
    43
    47
    Age 60
    81.3
    84.3
    33
    35
     
    80.6
    83.5
    41
    47
    Age 65
    82.7
    85.4
    32
    33
     
    82.3
    84.8
    36
    38
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.8
    26
    33
     
    84.4
    86.5
    28
    34
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.5
    16
    17
     
    86.8
    88.3
    12
    22
    Age 80
    88.9
    90.6
    8
    10
     
    89.6
    90.8
    2
    6
    Age 85
    91.8
    93.0
    5
    9
     
    92.8
    93.7
    1
    2
    Age 90
    95.0
    95.9
    8
    13
     
    96.3
    96.9
    1
    2
    Age 95
    98.6
    99.1
    12
    13
     
    100.2
    100.6
    1
    2
    Age 100
    102.4
    102.5
    30
    39
     
    104.3
    104.6
    1
    1
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    94.18
    78
     
    110.75
    62
    2. Stroke
    54.35
    123
     
    67.46
    111
    3. Prostate Cancer
    32.42
    18
     
    43.67
    8
    4. Lung Cancers
    32.28
    15
     
    11.18
    89
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.35
    103
     
    21.23
    107
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.38
    15
     
    2.53
    104
    7. Breast Cancer
    18.55
    65
     
    11.75
    123
    8. Hypertension
    17.55
    82
     
    20.26
    57
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.35
    112
     
    25.25
    92
    10. Lung Disease
    15.84
    109
     
    10.04
    147
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.55
    48
     
    6.61
    96
    12. Suicide
    11.67
    56
     
    4.05
    139
    13. Falls
    11.58
    29
     
    0.99
    168
    14. Other Injuries
    10.62
    94
     
    9.92
    99
    15. Liver Disease
    7.34
    135
     
    13.43
    100
    16. Cervical Cancer
    6.76
    98
     
    11.81
    67
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.41
    146
     
    38.51
    6
    18. Lymphomas
    6.18
    49
     
    2.23
    148
    19. Uterin Cancer
    6.12
    8
     
    1.03
    145
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.41
    113
     
    2.80
    156
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.14
    97
     
    6.45
    69
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    62
     
    3.08
    92
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.69
    41
     
    1.35
    131
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.57
    104
     
    8.73
    42
    25. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    60
     
    3.91
    66
    26. Violence
    4.24
    97
     
    10.01
    51
    27. Leukemia
    4.12
    70
     
    3.33
    105
    28. Kidney Disease
    3.92
    160
     
    12.93
    99
    29. Bladder Cancer
    3.90
    38
     
    0.55
    168
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    3.84
    143
     
    9.16
    66
    31. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    103
     
    1.03
    169
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.44
    56
     
    3.39
    59
    33. Alcohol
    2.77
    40
     
    1.58
    61
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    2.75
    52
     
    1.27
    106
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.58
    138
     
    3.13
    129
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.47
    35
     
    1.40
    102
    37. Osteoarthritis
    2.39
    1
     
    0.00
    172
    38. HIV/AIDS
    2.25
    105
     
    15.64
    61
    39. Drownings
    2.18
    118
     
    1.79
    128
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.86
    111
     
    2.13
    101
    41. Asthma
    1.78
    117
     
    3.76
    91
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.40
    124
     
    1.70
    119
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1.35
    162
     
    11.31
    66
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    130
     
    3.96
    88
    45. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    129
     
    5.80
    72
    46. Poisonings
    1.07
    95
     
    0.43
    148
    47. Skin Disease
    0.95
    113
     
    0.44
    141
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.86
    94
     
    2.31
    71
    49. Epilepsy
    0.84
    148
     
    1.07
    129
    50. Hepatitis C
    0.80
    16
     
    0.38
    64
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    16,536
    21.18
     
    9,100
    20.10
    2. Stroke
    9,645
    12.35
     
    5,525
    12.21
    3. Lung Cancers
    5,316
    6.81
     
    919
    2.03
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,235
    5.42
     
    208
    0.46
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,118
    5.28
     
    2,008
    4.44
    6. Hypertension
    3,040
    3.89
     
    1,664
    3.68
    7. Lung Disease
    2,809
    3.60
     
    819
    1.81
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,774
    3.55
     
    2,077
    4.59
    9. Prostate Cancer
    2,730
    3.50
     
    1,705
    3.77
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,335
    2.99
     
    546
    1.21
    11. Falls
    2,090
    2.68
     
    85
    0.19
    12. Other Injuries
    1,768
    2.27
     
    955
    2.11
    13. Suicide
    1,648
    2.11
     
    375
    0.83
    14. Breast Cancer
    1,549
    1.98
     
    514
    1.13
    15. Liver Disease
    1,123
    1.44
     
    1,127
    2.49
    16. Lymphomas
    955
    1.22
     
    193
    0.43
    17. Stomach Cancer
    860
    1.10
     
    534
    1.18
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    844
    1.08
     
    245
    0.54
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    837
    1.07
     
    256
    0.57
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    830
    1.06
     
    3,652
    8.07
    21. Liver Cancer
    750
    0.96
     
    726
    1.60
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    738
    0.95
     
    112
    0.25
    23. Oral Cancer
    696
    0.89
     
    327
    0.72
    24. Bladder Cancer
    685
    0.88
     
    46
    0.10
    25. Kidney Disease
    626
    0.80
     
    1,090
    2.41
    26. Leukemia
    589
    0.76
     
    299
    0.66
    27. Other Neoplasms
    538
    0.69
     
    281
    0.62
    28. Uterin Cancer
    528
    0.68
     
    44
    0.10
    29. Cervical Cancer
    521
    0.67
     
    509
    1.12
    30. Violence
    517
    0.66
     
    989
    2.19
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    507
    0.65
     
    104
    0.23
    32. Osteoarthritis
    451
    0.58
     
    0
    0.00
    33. Skin Cancers
    423
    0.54
     
    117
    0.26
    34. Alcohol
    400
    0.51
     
    137
    0.30
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    365
    0.47
     
    1,075
    2.37
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    342
    0.44
     
    287
    0.63
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    326
    0.42
     
    179
    0.39
    38. Ovary Cancer
    293
    0.38
     
    44
    0.10
    39. HIV/AIDS
    292
    0.37
     
    1,502
    3.32
    40. Asthma
    275
    0.35
     
    320
    0.71
    41. Drownings
    253
    0.32
     
    184
    0.41
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    209
    0.27
     
    146
    0.32
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    195
    0.25
     
    424
    0.94
    44. Skin Disease
    163
    0.21
     
    38
    0.08
    45. Poisonings
    151
    0.19
     
    48
    0.11
    46. Hepatitis C
    124
    0.16
     
    34
    0.07
    47. Epilepsy
    105
    0.14
     
    100
    0.22
    48. Hepatitis B
    101
    0.13
     
    25
    0.06
    49. Appendicitis
    94
    0.12
     
    19
    0.04
    50. Maternal Conditions
    90
    0.12
     
    233
    0.51
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.42
    18
     
    43.67
    8
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.28
    15
     
    11.18
    89
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.55
    65
     
    11.75
    123
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.55
    48
     
    6.61
    96
    5. Cervical Cancer
    6.76
    98
     
    11.81
    67
    6. Lymphomas
    6.18
    49
     
    2.23
    148
    7. Uterin Cancer
    6.12
    8
     
    1.03
    145
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.14
    97
     
    6.45
    69
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    62
     
    3.08
    92
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.69
    41
     
    1.35
    131
    11. Liver Cancer
    4.57
    104
     
    8.73
    42
    12. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    60
     
    3.91
    66
    13. Leukemia
    4.12
    70
     
    3.33
    105
    14. Bladder Cancer
    3.90
    38
     
    0.55
    168
    15. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    103
     
    1.03
    169
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.47
    35
     
    1.40
    102
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.