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Compare El Salvador and Nicaragua 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
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    52.4
    50.8
    91
    92
    90
     
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    55.3
    59.5
    57.3
    89
    89
    90
     
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    51.3
    63.1
    57.1
    133
    98
    120
     
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    61.6
    69.8
    65.6
    114
    93
    107
     
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    67.2
    73.2
    70.1
    82
    83
    88
     
    67.1
    72.7
    69.9
    84
    91
    90
    2010
    67.4
    76.3
    72.0
    103
    82
    97
     
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2015
    68.8
    77.9
    73.5
    100
    71
    91
     
    71.5
    77.9
    74.8
    77
    73
    74
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    77.9
    100
    71
     
    71.5
    77.9
    77
    73
    Age 5
    70.1
    79.1
    108
    66
     
    73.3
    79.5
    73
    60
    Age 10
    70.2
    79.2
    110
    64
     
    73.5
    79.6
    72
    59
    Age 15
    70.4
    79.3
    108
    64
     
    73.6
    79.7
    71
    55
    Age 20
    71.1
    79.6
    104
    64
     
    73.9
    79.9
    71
    56
    Age 25
    71.9
    79.8
    99
    63
     
    74.3
    80.1
    71
    55
    Age 30
    72.9
    80.0
    95
    61
     
    74.8
    80.3
    71
    56
    Age 35
    74.2
    80.3
    85
    60
     
    75.4
    80.5
    65
    55
    Age 40
    75.4
    80.7
    73
    59
     
    76.1
    80.8
    60
    55
    Age 45
    76.5
    81.1
    64
    57
     
    76.9
    81.2
    56
    55
    Age 50
    77.7
    81.6
    57
    56
     
    77.8
    81.7
    55
    53
    Age 55
    78.9
    82.3
    51
    54
     
    79.0
    82.4
    50
    51
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.1
    44
    51
     
    80.3
    83.3
    46
    50
    Age 65
    82.1
    84.2
    39
    52
     
    82.0
    84.5
    41
    46
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.5
    37
    51
     
    84.2
    86.3
    32
    37
    Age 75
    85.9
    87.0
    35
    52
     
    86.2
    88.0
    24
    32
    Age 80
    88.0
    88.9
    40
    53
     
    88.6
    90.2
    17
    18
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.4
    43
    59
     
    91.7
    92.9
    9
    10
    Age 90
    94.0
    94.6
    49
    49
     
    95.1
    96.1
    5
    5
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.3
    57
    47
     
    99.0
    99.7
    5
    5
    Age 100
    102.2
    102.5
    63
    43
     
    103.2
    103.7
    4
    5
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.45
    57
     
    121.30
    51
    2. Violence
    93.09
    1
     
    13.52
    36
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    48.63
    67
     
    27.63
    91
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.72
    52
     
    43.99
    38
    5. Stroke
    36.34
    142
     
    71.40
    108
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.46
    4
     
    52.92
    1
    7. Liver Disease
    25.72
    44
     
    30.50
    26
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.33
    41
     
    21.10
    63
    9. Lung Disease
    23.33
    55
     
    28.42
    41
    10. HIV/AIDS
    17.84
    56
     
    2.97
    101
    11. Prostate Cancer
    17.12
    80
     
    19.21
    66
    12. Stomach Cancer
    16.13
    17
     
    11.24
    38
    13. Suicide
    13.58
    40
     
    9.99
    71
    14. Cervical Cancer
    13.18
    53
     
    19.42
    31
    15. Falls
    11.38
    31
     
    3.66
    115
    16. Hypertension
    9.66
    137
     
    20.95
    49
    17. Breast Cancer
    9.54
    149
     
    10.84
    135
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.12
    70
     
    10.37
    41
    19. Other Injuries
    8.70
    110
     
    10.45
    95
    20. Liver Cancer
    8.11
    47
     
    11.00
    30
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.17
    103
     
    5.10
    119
    22. Lung Cancers
    6.03
    123
     
    7.10
    114
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.01
    105
     
    6.15
    103
    24. Uterin Cancer
    5.95
    10
     
    0.90
    154
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.81
    44
     
    4.71
    52
    26. Drownings
    5.66
    56
     
    4.77
    73
    27. Malnutrition
    5.65
    64
     
    3.94
    73
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.34
    81
     
    6.58
    76
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    5.31
    95
     
    5.52
    92
    30. Alcohol
    5.25
    13
     
    2.99
    38
    31. Low Birth Weight
    5.15
    111
     
    9.22
    79
    32. Leukemia
    5.09
    28
     
    4.01
    75
    33. Asthma
    4.56
    85
     
    3.64
    92
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    4.27
    69
     
    4.08
    75
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    130
     
    1.95
    157
    36. Anemia
    2.61
    45
     
    1.17
    68
    37. Meningitis
    2.22
    82
     
    3.13
    73
    38. Birth Trauma
    2.01
    110
     
    4.20
    81
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.96
    116
     
    2.54
    107
    40. Lymphomas
    1.85
    155
     
    2.72
    132
    41. Skin Disease
    1.72
    88
     
    0.72
    125
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.52
    148
     
    0.88
    167
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.49
    123
     
    0.84
    149
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.46
    81
     
    2.47
    68
    45. Epilepsy
    1.38
    115
     
    2.61
    70
    46. Fires
    1.26
    114
     
    0.78
    131
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.21
    123
     
    4.71
    88
    48. Drug Use
    1.13
    84
     
    0.75
    104
    49. Appendicitis
    0.98
    50
     
    1.07
    46
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.93
    152
     
    1.63
    132
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,103
    16.63
     
    4,525
    17.03
    2. Violence
    5,527
    15.06
     
    756
    2.84
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,755
    7.51
     
    1,351
    5.08
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,093
    5.70
     
    1,653
    6.22
    5. Stroke
    1,980
    5.39
     
    2,670
    10.04
    6. Kidney Disease
    1,866
    5.08
     
    2,061
    7.75
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,412
    3.85
     
    1,110
    4.18
    8. Liver Disease
    1,323
    3.61
     
    1,252
    4.71
    9. Lung Disease
    1,295
    3.53
     
    1,026
    3.86
    10. HIV/AIDS
    973
    2.65
     
    172
    0.65
    11. Stomach Cancer
    862
    2.35
     
    427
    1.61
    12. Suicide
    806
    2.20
     
    547
    2.06
    13. Falls
    631
    1.72
     
    155
    0.58
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    619
    1.69
     
    751
    2.83
    15. Hypertension
    529
    1.44
     
    768
    2.89
    16. Other Injuries
    501
    1.36
     
    533
    2.00
    17. Liver Cancer
    429
    1.17
     
    419
    1.58
    18. Prostate Cancer
    408
    1.11
     
    314
    1.18
    19. Cervical Cancer
    386
    1.05
     
    424
    1.60
    20. Low Birth Weight
    362
    0.99
     
    711
    2.67
    21. Drownings
    348
    0.95
     
    273
    1.03
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    339
    0.92
     
    213
    0.80
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    326
    0.89
     
    237
    0.89
    24. Malnutrition
    325
    0.89
     
    226
    0.85
    25. Lung Cancers
    320
    0.87
     
    268
    1.01
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    318
    0.87
     
    379
    1.43
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    315
    0.86
     
    180
    0.68
    28. Leukemia
    293
    0.80
     
    205
    0.77
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    290
    0.79
     
    246
    0.93
    30. Breast Cancer
    277
    0.75
     
    228
    0.86
    31. Alcohol
    270
    0.74
     
    132
    0.49
    32. Asthma
    248
    0.68
     
    146
    0.55
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    227
    0.62
     
    155
    0.58
    34. Uterin Cancer
    177
    0.48
     
    19
    0.07
    35. Anemia
    147
    0.40
     
    53
    0.20
    36. Birth Trauma
    141
    0.39
     
    324
    1.22
    37. Meningitis
    134
    0.36
     
    175
    0.66
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    106
    0.29
     
    103
    0.39
    39. Lymphomas
    99
    0.27
     
    109
    0.41
    40. Skin Disease
    95
    0.26
     
    29
    0.11
    41. Maternal Conditions
    89
    0.24
     
    145
    0.55
    42. Ovary Cancer
    88
    0.24
     
    41
    0.15
    43. Epilepsy
    81
    0.22
     
    139
    0.52
    44. Oral Cancer
    81
    0.22
     
    35
    0.13
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    81
    0.22
     
    30
    0.11
    46. Fires
    72
    0.20
     
    38
    0.14
    47. Tuberculosis
    65
    0.18
     
    185
    0.70
    48. Drug Use
    63
    0.17
     
    35
    0.13
    49. Appendicitis
    54
    0.15
     
    46
    0.17
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    52
    0.14
     
    59
    0.22
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    17.12
    80
     
    19.21
    66
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.13
    17
     
    11.24
    38
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.18
    53
     
    19.42
    31
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.54
    149
     
    10.84
    135
    5. Liver Cancer
    8.11
    47
     
    11.00
    30
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.03
    123
     
    7.10
    114
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.01
    105
     
    6.15
    103
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.95
    10
     
    0.90
    154
    9. Leukemia
    5.09
    28
     
    4.01
    75
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    4.27
    69
     
    4.08
    75
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    130
     
    1.95
    157
    12. Lymphomas
    1.85
    155
     
    2.72
    132
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.52
    148
     
    0.88
    167
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.49
    123
     
    0.84
    149
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.80
    155
     
    0.66
    159
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.64
    147
     
    1.42
    100
     
     
     
    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.