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Compare Mexico and United States 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
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    55.7
    59.0
    57.3
    67
    68
    68
     
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    59.5
    64.1
    61.7
    73
    72
    75
     
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    63.5
    70.2
    66.8
    75
    67
    70
     
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    68.1
    73.8
    70.9
    55
    60
    56
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    72.4
    77.2
    74.8
    37
    43
    36
     
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
    2010
    72.8
    78.4
    75.6
    50
    45
    47
     
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2016
    74.0
    79.2
    76.6
    52
    53
    48
     
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    74.0
    79.2
    52
    53
     
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    Age 5
    75.1
    80.3
    51
    47
     
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 10
    75.2
    80.3
    51
    47
     
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 15
    75.3
    80.4
    51
    47
     
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    Age 20
    75.6
    80.5
    48
    48
     
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.7
    46
    47
     
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    Age 30
    76.4
    80.9
    46
    47
     
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    Age 35
    76.9
    81.0
    46
    49
     
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    Age 40
    77.4
    81.3
    44
    50
     
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    Age 45
    78.0
    81.6
    44
    52
     
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    Age 50
    78.8
    82.0
    42
    54
     
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    Age 55
    79.8
    82.7
    41
    52
     
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    Age 60
    81.0
    83.5
    38
    49
     
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    Age 65
    82.3
    84.6
    36
    47
     
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    Age 70
    84.1
    86.1
    35
    42
     
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.9
    31
    35
     
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.3
    16
    17
     
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.8
    11
    13
     
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    90.16
    126
     
    86.89
    130
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    88.93
    12
     
    15.21
    138
    3. Stroke
    32.38
    158
     
    23.69
    178
    4. Lung Disease
    27.85
    54
     
    32.01
    43
    5. Liver Disease
    25.15
    51
     
    10.21
    127
    6. Kidney Disease
    20.73
    57
     
    10.90
    117
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.52
    135
     
    14.91
    147
    8. Violence
    18.97
    19
     
    5.53
    88
    9. Prostate Cancer
    14.32
    107
     
    12.69
    117
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.13
    115
     
    10.04
    127
    11. Other Injuries
    11.88
    55
     
    4.38
    158
    12. Breast Cancer
    11.02
    147
     
    17.56
    83
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    9.85
    47
     
    8.11
    60
    14. Cervical Cancer
    8.24
    88
     
    2.84
    142
    15. Hypertension
    8.18
    130
     
    7.42
    138
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    7.66
    105
     
    4.08
    150
    17. Malnutrition
    7.50
    47
     
    0.64
    120
    18. Lung Cancers
    6.47
    125
     
    29.82
    18
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5.89
    81
     
    2.52
    163
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.76
    81
     
    4.74
    107
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.31
    127
     
    11.50
    62
    22. Other Neoplasms
    5.25
    20
     
    3.06
    77
    23. Suicide
    5.03
    150
     
    12.70
    47
    24. Low Birth Weight
    4.80
    119
     
    3.01
    144
    25. Lymphomas
    4.09
    117
     
    7.27
    29
    26. Leukemia
    3.86
    94
     
    5.21
    23
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    3.83
    86
     
    7.52
    33
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.81
    113
     
    5.25
    60
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.80
    95
     
    1.72
    109
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.62
    170
     
    44.41
    8
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.08
    96
     
    2.01
    115
    32. Alcohol
    3.04
    35
     
    2.26
    64
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.41
    104
     
    0.59
    173
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.32
    110
     
    0.12
    177
    35. Falls
    2.29
    162
     
    5.95
    81
    36. Anemia
    2.13
    43
     
    0.54
    81
    37. Skin Disease
    2.04
    83
     
    0.87
    128
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.77
    120
     
    0.50
    161
    39. Skin Cancers
    1.65
    76
     
    2.85
    31
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.59
    179
     
    6.40
    76
    41. Drownings
    1.57
    136
     
    1.13
    145
    42. Epilepsy
    1.50
    109
     
    0.58
    177
    43. Asthma
    1.42
    131
     
    0.95
    148
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.37
    3
     
    0.44
    45
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1.26
    73
     
    4.76
    3
    46. Oral Cancer
    1.18
    170
     
    2.06
    128
    47. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    149
     
    3.21
    55
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    152
     
    3.27
    72
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.97
    158
     
    3.03
    53
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    150
     
    0.60
    162
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    94,712
    17.46
     
    479,223
    20.90
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    93,786
    17.29
     
    79,936
    3.49
    3. Stroke
    34,107
    6.29
     
    131,954
    5.76
    4. Lung Disease
    29,025
    5.35
     
    181,735
    7.93
    5. Liver Disease
    27,552
    5.08
     
    46,942
    2.05
    6. Violence
    24,146
    4.45
     
    16,936
    0.74
    7. Kidney Disease
    22,240
    4.10
     
    59,823
    2.61
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21,511
    3.97
     
    80,463
    3.51
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    15,008
    2.77
     
    34,908
    1.52
    10. Other Injuries
    13,701
    2.53
     
    20,113
    0.88
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    10,734
    1.98
     
    40,035
    1.75
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    9,937
    1.83
     
    11,008
    0.48
    13. Hypertension
    8,597
    1.58
     
    39,414
    1.72
    14. Malnutrition
    8,029
    1.48
     
    3,564
    0.16
    15. Lung Cancers
    6,806
    1.25
     
    161,533
    7.05
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6,740
    1.24
     
    32,107
    1.40
    17. Breast Cancer
    6,376
    1.18
     
    47,291
    2.06
    18. Stomach Cancer
    6,309
    1.16
     
    13,025
    0.57
    19. Suicide
    6,299
    1.16
     
    45,986
    2.01
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6,295
    1.16
     
    6,687
    0.29
    21. Liver Cancer
    6,057
    1.12
     
    24,566
    1.07
    22. Other Neoplasms
    5,718
    1.05
     
    16,503
    0.72
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,689
    1.05
     
    60,418
    2.64
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4,762
    0.88
     
    7,479
    0.33
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4,734
    0.87
     
    6,660
    0.29
    26. Leukemia
    4,570
    0.84
     
    27,048
    1.18
    27. Lymphomas
    4,453
    0.82
     
    39,322
    1.72
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4,036
    0.74
     
    40,559
    1.77
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,747
    0.69
     
    263,916
    11.51
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,464
    0.64
     
    10,810
    0.47
    31. Alcohol
    3,452
    0.64
     
    9,324
    0.41
    32. Tuberculosis
    2,619
    0.48
     
    578
    0.03
    33. Falls
    2,573
    0.47
     
    32,672
    1.43
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,530
    0.47
     
    3,118
    0.14
    35. Birth Trauma
    2,323
    0.43
     
    1,118
    0.05
    36. Anemia
    2,265
    0.42
     
    3,071
    0.13
    37. Ovary Cancer
    2,195
    0.40
     
    14,698
    0.64
    38. Skin Disease
    2,173
    0.40
     
    4,608
    0.20
    39. Drownings
    1,976
    0.36
     
    3,685
    0.16
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,811
    0.33
     
    31,866
    1.39
    41. Epilepsy
    1,801
    0.33
     
    2,259
    0.10
    42. Skin Cancers
    1,746
    0.32
     
    14,749
    0.64
    43. Asthma
    1,555
    0.29
     
    4,032
    0.18
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,453
    0.27
     
    2,473
    0.11
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1,306
    0.24
     
    28,106
    1.23
    46. Oral Cancer
    1,259
    0.23
     
    10,515
    0.46
    47. Bladder Cancer
    1,135
    0.21
     
    18,091
    0.79
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,130
    0.21
     
    17,208
    0.75
    49. Drug Use
    894
    0.16
     
    34,010
    1.48
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    805
    0.15
     
    3,259
    0.14
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    14.32
    107
     
    12.69
    117
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.02
    147
     
    17.56
    83
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.24
    88
     
    2.84
    142
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.47
    125
     
    29.82
    18
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.89
    81
     
    2.52
    163
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.76
    81
     
    4.74
    107
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.31
    127
     
    11.50
    62
    8. Lymphomas
    4.09
    117
     
    7.27
    29
    9. Leukemia
    3.86
    94
     
    5.21
    23
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.83
    86
     
    7.52
    33
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.81
    113
     
    5.25
    60
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.65
    76
     
    2.85
    31
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.18
    170
     
    2.06
    128
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    149
     
    3.21
    55
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    152
     
    3.27
    72
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.97
    158
     
    3.03
    53
     
     
     
    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.