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Compare Kenya and Sudan 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
     
      Kenya KENYA   Sudan SUDAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
     
    39.0
    41.8
    40.4
    147
    142
    145
    1970
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
     
    42.9
    45.6
    44.2
    147
    144
    146
    1980
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
     
    48.0
    50.8
    49.3
    147
    145
    145
    1990
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
     
    51.4
    54.4
    52.9
    154
    154
    155
    2000
    50.8
    53.0
    51.9
    157
    158
    157
     
    56.8
    60.4
    58.6
    137
    137
    139
    2010
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
     
    60.7
    64.3
    62.5
    140
    141
    140
    2015
    61.1
    65.8
    63.4
    148
    147
    149
     
    62.4
    65.9
    64.1
    141
    146
    145
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Sudan SUDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    65.8
    148
    147
     
    62.4
    65.9
    141
    146
    Age 5
    64.5
    68.9
    158
    152
     
    67.4
    70.4
    131
    140
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.6
    158
    151
     
    68.1
    71.2
    130
    139
    Age 15
    65.8
    70.0
    157
    150
     
    68.6
    71.7
    129
    136
    Age 20
    66.6
    70.6
    156
    149
     
    69.2
    72.1
    127
    136
    Age 25
    67.5
    71.3
    153
    149
     
    70.0
    72.7
    122
    136
    Age 30
    68.5
    72.0
    150
    148
     
    70.8
    73.3
    119
    135
    Age 35
    69.5
    72.8
    148
    149
     
    71.6
    74.0
    114
    134
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    146
    148
     
    72.6
    74.7
    110
    134
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.6
    139
    147
     
    73.6
    75.5
    104
    133
    Age 50
    73.3
    75.5
    135
    148
     
    74.7
    76.3
    99
    130
    Age 55
    74.7
    76.5
    129
    149
     
    75.9
    77.3
    97
    129
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.6
    130
    149
     
    77.2
    78.4
    98
    131
    Age 65
    77.9
    79.0
    130
    149
     
    78.9
    79.7
    101
    130
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.8
    134
    148
     
    80.8
    81.5
    98
    128
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.1
    140
    150
     
    83.3
    83.8
    98
    123
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.9
    142
    148
     
    86.2
    86.5
    97
    120
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.3
    147
    150
     
    89.6
    89.8
    94
    109
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    146
    145
     
    93.5
    93.6
    88
    102
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    138
    141
     
    97.7
    97.8
    78
    94
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    123
    116
     
    102.1
    102.2
    69
    72
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Sudan SUDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.36
    5
     
    20.41
    55
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    89.41
    41
     
    60.13
    64
    3. HIV/AIDS
    75.25
    23
     
    8.72
    75
    4. Stroke
    66.90
    117
     
    136.47
    27
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    44.20
    180
     
    227.35
    17
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.22
    16
     
    35.23
    27
    7. Tuberculosis
    39.16
    44
     
    32.85
    47
    8. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
     
    11.24
    127
    9. Malaria
    27.79
    32
     
    9.54
    39
    10. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
     
    5.52
    122
    11. Liver Disease
    23.04
    62
     
    25.33
    49
    12. Hypertension
    21.55
    47
     
    16.12
    69
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.98
    113
     
    26.74
    96
    14. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
     
    16.59
    91
    15. Lung Disease
    19.15
    116
     
    35.12
    34
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
     
    5.55
    34
    17. Maternal Conditions
    18.63
    21
     
    10.40
    41
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.48
    93
     
    30.95
    25
    19. Malnutrition
    16.37
    20
     
    2.80
    79
    20. Meningitis
    14.26
    35
     
    4.90
    47
    21. Birth Trauma
    14.08
    37
     
    17.93
    21
    22. Falls
    13.66
    23
     
    7.74
    59
    23. Other Injuries
    12.72
    49
     
    13.98
    46
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.63
    34
     
    14.71
    16
    25. Anemia
    12.19
    12
     
    0.19
    105
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.96
    62
     
    18.16
    28
    27. Suicide
    10.28
    88
     
    11.46
    68
    28. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
     
    1.93
    175
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    9.27
    50
     
    6.38
    81
    30. Violence
    9.06
    58
     
    7.20
    74
    31. Tetanus
    8.49
    3
     
    0.86
    48
    32. Asthma
    7.62
    78
     
    10.23
    61
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.39
    33
     
    4.99
    64
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
     
    4.18
    149
    35. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
     
    5.56
    32
    36. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
     
    7.71
    21
    37. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    159
     
    27.26
    34
    38. Fires
    5.87
    37
     
    6.20
    34
    39. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
     
    5.63
    49
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
     
    4.76
    106
    41. Drownings
    5.22
    71
     
    10.92
    19
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    129
     
    9.19
    40
    43. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
     
    4.61
    52
    44. Epilepsy
    4.18
    39
     
    3.76
    43
    45. Skin Disease
    3.75
    47
     
    1.31
    105
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
     
    1.17
    152
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3.04
    78
     
    5.97
    12
    48. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
     
    1.99
    161
    49. Schistosomiasis
    2.77
    36
     
    2.99
    33
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
     
    1.13
    146
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Kenya KENYA   Sudan SUDAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    33,224
    11.80
     
    11,441
    4.27
    2. HIV/AIDS
    29,911
    10.62
     
    2,985
    1.12
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26,947
    9.57
     
    24,010
    8.97
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    14,032
    4.98
     
    9,882
    3.69
    5. Stroke
    11,976
    4.25
     
    27,222
    10.17
    6. Malaria
    11,922
    4.23
     
    3,471
    1.30
    7. Birth Trauma
    11,387
    4.04
     
    12,048
    4.50
    8. Low Birth Weight
    9,671
    3.43
     
    12,202
    4.56
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    8,995
    3.19
     
    8,836
    3.30
    10. Tuberculosis
    8,885
    3.15
     
    7,945
    2.97
    11. Maternal Conditions
    7,849
    2.79
     
    3,869
    1.45
    12. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,771
    2.76
     
    43,397
    16.21
    13. Meningitis
    5,847
    2.08
     
    2,502
    0.93
    14. Malnutrition
    5,362
    1.90
     
    1,446
    0.54
    15. Liver Disease
    5,214
    1.85
     
    5,816
    2.17
    16. Other Injuries
    4,783
    1.70
     
    6,018
    2.25
    17. Violence
    3,780
    1.34
     
    2,596
    0.97
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,740
    1.33
     
    5,179
    1.93
    19. Hypertension
    3,728
    1.32
     
    2,990
    1.12
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,589
    1.27
     
    1,062
    0.40
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3,403
    1.21
     
    2,232
    0.83
    22. Tetanus
    3,308
    1.17
     
    545
    0.20
    23. Lung Disease
    3,272
    1.16
     
    6,747
    2.52
    24. Anemia
    3,242
    1.15
     
    81
    0.03
    25. Falls
    3,110
    1.10
     
    2,761
    1.03
    26. Suicide
    3,004
    1.07
     
    4,109
    1.53
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,706
    0.96
     
    566
    0.21
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,526
    0.90
     
    4,756
    1.78
    29. Drownings
    2,417
    0.86
     
    5,545
    2.07
    30. Breast Cancer
    2,367
    0.84
     
    1,962
    0.73
    31. Prostate Cancer
    2,309
    0.82
     
    803
    0.30
    32. Fires
    1,858
    0.66
     
    2,666
    1.00
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1,857
    0.66
     
    382
    0.14
    34. Lymphomas
    1,735
    0.62
     
    1,676
    0.63
    35. Asthma
    1,726
    0.61
     
    2,521
    0.94
    36. Epilepsy
    1,704
    0.60
     
    1,531
    0.57
    37. Oral Cancer
    1,593
    0.57
     
    1,192
    0.45
    38. Pertussis
    1,550
    0.55
     
    1,427
    0.53
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,523
    0.54
     
    927
    0.35
    40. Kidney Disease
    1,508
    0.54
     
    5,905
    2.21
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,453
    0.52
     
    1,134
    0.42
    42. Syphilis
    1,410
    0.50
     
    2,560
    0.96
    43. Liver Cancer
    1,217
    0.43
     
    985
    0.37
    44. Leukemia
    1,209
    0.43
     
    1,082
    0.40
    45. Measles
    1,033
    0.37
     
    2,790
    1.04
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,009
    0.36
     
    2,534
    0.95
    47. Encephalitis
    930
    0.33
     
    483
    0.18
    48. Poisonings
    916
    0.33
     
    1,679
    0.63
    49. Skin Disease
    844
    0.30
     
    275
    0.10
    50. Schistosomiasis
    684
    0.24
     
    749
    0.28
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Sudan SUDAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
     
    11.24
    127
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
     
    5.52
    122
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
     
    16.59
    91
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
     
    5.55
    34
    5. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
     
    1.93
    175
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
     
    4.18
    149
    7. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
     
    5.56
    32
    8. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
     
    7.71
    21
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
     
    5.63
    49
    10. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
     
    4.76
    106
    11. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
     
    4.61
    52
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
     
    1.17
    152
    13. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
     
    1.99
    161
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
     
    1.13
    146
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.27
    100
     
    0.99
    125
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.22
    140
     
    1.87
    94
     
     
     
    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.