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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, 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
    78.9
    76.9
    21
    32
    26
     
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
    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
    100.35
    116
     
    129.96
    67
    2. Stroke
    46.99
    137
     
    69.73
    115
    3. Prostate Cancer
    31.66
    26
     
    49.86
    9
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    31.07
    96
     
    23.83
    116
    5. Lung Cancers
    29.91
    17
     
    13.24
    88
    6. Lung Disease
    23.30
    82
     
    11.43
    167
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.76
    58
     
    20.20
    68
    8. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    80
     
    14.63
    119
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    52
     
    7.89
    92
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.75
    144
     
    25.68
    100
    11. Falls
    11.64
    39
     
    1.46
    176
    12. Suicide
    10.70
    81
     
    7.33
    125
    13. Hypertension
    9.47
    116
     
    14.66
    84
    14. Other Injuries
    9.39
    73
     
    9.00
    81
    15. Liver Disease
    9.09
    135
     
    17.21
    84
    16. Uterin Cancer
    6.68
    4
     
    1.24
    136
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.50
    149
     
    29.63
    40
    18. Cervical Cancer
    6.50
    109
     
    13.93
    61
    19. Lymphomas
    6.10
    63
     
    2.69
    145
    20. Kidney Disease
    5.66
    166
     
    20.38
    59
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.06
    106
     
    7.34
    68
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.94
    107
     
    4.03
    135
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.77
    42
     
    1.58
    121
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.75
    71
     
    3.65
    89
    25. Violence
    4.64
    97
     
    31.18
    10
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.38
    55
     
    4.56
    50
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.24
    145
     
    10.95
    50
    28. Liver Cancer
    4.17
    126
     
    10.02
    38
    29. Leukemia
    3.91
    91
     
    3.79
    98
    30. Other Neoplasms
    3.51
    63
     
    3.46
    67
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.38
    49
     
    0.65
    171
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    130
     
    1.36
    179
    33. Alcohol
    2.95
    36
     
    1.29
    111
    34. HIV/AIDS
    2.67
    101
     
    32.28
    39
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.43
    153
     
    2.65
    148
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    2.40
    38
     
    1.13
    84
    37. Skin Cancers
    2.31
    47
     
    1.84
    70
    38. Drownings
    2.18
    121
     
    2.03
    125
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.09
    116
     
    3.06
    90
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.93
    117
     
    3.80
    87
    41. Asthma
    1.67
    125
     
    4.15
    93
    42. Low Birth Weight
    1.63
    161
     
    15.13
    43
    43. Skin Disease
    1.19
    113
     
    0.51
    149
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.86
    143
     
    1.77
    95
    45. Epilepsy
    0.79
    160
     
    1.23
    134
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.75
    144
     
    8.55
    64
    47. Meningitis
    0.61
    125
     
    1.36
    88
    48. Appendicitis
    0.49
    92
     
    0.35
    111
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.41
    92
     
    0.74
    67
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.40
    118
     
    1.06
    95
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Cuba CUBA   Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,504
    23.02
     
    11,460
    19.85
    2. Stroke
    9,126
    10.77
     
    6,150
    10.65
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,049
    7.14
     
    2,317
    4.01
    4. Lung Cancers
    5,490
    6.48
     
    1,174
    2.03
    5. Lung Disease
    4,565
    5.39
     
    1,008
    1.75
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,525
    5.34
     
    1,774
    3.07
    7. Prostate Cancer
    2,937
    3.47
     
    2,063
    3.57
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,566
    3.03
     
    701
    1.21
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,371
    2.80
     
    2,271
    3.93
    10. Falls
    2,302
    2.72
     
    135
    0.23
    11. Hypertension
    1,801
    2.13
     
    1,291
    2.24
    12. Other Injuries
    1,715
    2.02
     
    897
    1.55
    13. Breast Cancer
    1,614
    1.91
     
    686
    1.19
    14. Suicide
    1,600
    1.89
     
    720
    1.25
    15. Liver Disease
    1,508
    1.78
     
    1,536
    2.66
    16. Lymphomas
    1,034
    1.22
     
    246
    0.43
    17. Kidney Disease
    1,029
    1.21
     
    1,827
    3.16
    18. Stomach Cancer
    929
    1.10
     
    655
    1.13
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    875
    1.03
     
    325
    0.56
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    861
    1.02
     
    2,928
    5.07
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    840
    0.99
     
    140
    0.24
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    840
    0.99
     
    370
    0.64
    23. Oral Cancer
    780
    0.92
     
    407
    0.70
    24. Liver Cancer
    766
    0.90
     
    893
    1.55
    25. Bladder Cancer
    657
    0.78
     
    58
    0.10
    26. Leukemia
    620
    0.73
     
    355
    0.61
    27. Other Neoplasms
    603
    0.71
     
    309
    0.54
    28. Uterin Cancer
    592
    0.70
     
    57
    0.10
    29. Cervical Cancer
    576
    0.68
     
    649
    1.12
    30. Violence
    553
    0.65
     
    3,179
    5.51
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    487
    0.57
     
    99
    0.17
    32. Alcohol
    471
    0.56
     
    120
    0.21
    33. Skin Cancers
    434
    0.51
     
    163
    0.28
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    407
    0.48
     
    1,289
    2.23
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    396
    0.47
     
    273
    0.47
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    346
    0.41
     
    260
    0.45
    37. HIV/AIDS
    339
    0.40
     
    3,144
    5.45
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    335
    0.40
     
    403
    0.70
    39. Ovary Cancer
    293
    0.35
     
    63
    0.11
    40. Asthma
    281
    0.33
     
    380
    0.66
    41. Drownings
    247
    0.29
     
    211
    0.37
    42. Skin Disease
    202
    0.24
     
    46
    0.08
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    134
    0.16
     
    163
    0.28
    44. Low Birth Weight
    108
    0.13
     
    1,814
    3.14
    45. Epilepsy
    107
    0.13
     
    122
    0.21
    46. Appendicitis
    83
    0.10
     
    34
    0.06
    47. Meningitis
    82
    0.10
     
    139
    0.24
    48. Hepatitis B
    66
    0.08
     
    68
    0.12
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    63
    0.07
     
    12
    0.02
    50. Anemia
    61
    0.07
     
    2
    0.00
     
     
    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
    31.66
    26
     
    49.86
    9
    2. Lung Cancers
    29.91
    17
     
    13.24
    88
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    80
     
    14.63
    119
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    52
     
    7.89
    92
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.68
    4
     
    1.24
    136
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.50
    109
     
    13.93
    61
    7. Lymphomas
    6.10
    63
     
    2.69
    145
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.06
    106
     
    7.34
    68
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.77
    42
     
    1.58
    121
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    4.75
    71
     
    3.65
    89
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.38
    55
     
    4.56
    50
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.17
    126
     
    10.02
    38
    13. Leukemia
    3.91
    91
     
    3.79
    98
    14. Bladder Cancer
    3.38
    49
     
    0.65
    171
    15. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    130
     
    1.36
    179
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.31
    47
     
    1.84
    70
     
     
     
    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.