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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 2014 updates, 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
    71.3
    76.8
    74.0
    46
    48
    45
     
    74.4
    79.8
    77.0
    28
    28
    26
    2010
    72.8
    78.4
    75.6
    50
    45
    47
     
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2015
    73.9
    79.5
    76.7
    48
    46
    46
     
    76.9
    81.6
    79.3
    33
    33
    31
     
     
    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
    73.9
    79.5
    48
    46
     
    76.9
    81.6
    33
    33
    Age 5
    75.0
    80.5
    50
    46
     
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 10
    75.1
    80.6
    49
    46
     
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 15
    75.3
    80.7
    49
    46
     
    77.6
    82.2
    34
    34
    Age 20
    75.6
    80.8
    49
    45
     
    77.8
    82.2
    33
    34
    Age 25
    76.1
    81.0
    45
    45
     
    78.1
    82.4
    33
    34
    Age 30
    76.6
    81.1
    45
    44
     
    78.4
    82.5
    32
    34
    Age 35
    77.2
    81.3
    44
    43
     
    78.8
    82.7
    32
    34
    Age 40
    77.7
    81.5
    41
    43
     
    79.1
    82.9
    31
    34
    Age 45
    78.3
    81.8
    40
    45
     
    79.6
    83.3
    30
    33
    Age 50
    79.1
    82.2
    40
    45
     
    80.2
    83.7
    30
    31
    Age 55
    80.0
    82.8
    38
    46
     
    81.0
    84.3
    29
    30
    Age 60
    81.1
    83.6
    35
    45
     
    82.1
    85.0
    26
    30
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.7
    34
    44
     
    83.3
    85.9
    23
    30
    Age 70
    84.1
    86.0
    35
    40
     
    84.8
    86.9
    17
    27
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.8
    27
    35
     
    86.6
    88.3
    14
    25
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
     
    88.7
    90.0
    16
    22
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.7
    10
    15
     
    91.2
    92.2
    21
    23
    Age 90
    94.9
    95.6
    11
    15
     
    94.3
    95.0
    29
    30
    Age 95
    98.5
    99.0
    16
    15
     
    98.1
    98.5
    32
    32
    Age 100
    102.4
    102.5
    39
    33
     
    102.3
    102.5
    50
    40
     
     
    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. Diabetes Mellitus
    89.56
    9
     
    14.78
    122
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.13
    104
     
    77.97
    107
    3. Stroke
    34.42
    149
     
    25.94
    167
    4. Violence
    27.41
    15
     
    5.56
    85
    5. Lung Disease
    24.72
    50
     
    29.68
    36
    6. Liver Disease
    24.41
    50
     
    8.70
    123
    7. Hypertension
    21.62
    43
     
    14.64
    105
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.92
    116
     
    10.59
    144
    9. Prostate Cancer
    14.06
    104
     
    14.81
    99
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.84
    89
     
    11.58
    106
    11. Other Injuries
    13.55
    76
     
    5.54
    143
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.80
    111
     
    9.99
    131
    13. Breast Cancer
    10.62
    137
     
    19.36
    58
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    10.61
    48
     
    8.28
    66
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.78
    81
     
    4.42
    140
    16. Malnutrition
    8.22
    53
     
    0.58
    119
    17. Cervical Cancer
    8.11
    82
     
    3.21
    131
    18. Lung Cancers
    6.57
    117
     
    35.04
    12
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.02
    80
     
    2.81
    147
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.67
    83
     
    5.29
    89
    21. Low Birth Weight
    5.29
    108
     
    3.54
    133
    22. Other Neoplasms
    4.91
    17
     
    3.39
    57
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.67
    131
     
    12.95
    50
    24. Suicide
    4.24
    136
     
    12.38
    47
    25. Alcohol
    4.21
    23
     
    2.91
    39
    26. HIV/AIDS
    4.08
    93
     
    2.20
    107
    27. Lymphomas
    3.99
    106
     
    7.92
    10
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    3.98
    76
     
    8.56
    22
    29. Leukemia
    3.89
    84
     
    5.79
    13
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.55
    115
     
    6.01
    41
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.48
    72
     
    45.58
    2
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.02
    95
     
    2.97
    98
    33. Anemia
    2.53
    48
     
    0.64
    94
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.40
    94
     
    0.60
    161
    35. Drownings
    2.22
    117
     
    1.34
    138
    36. Skin Disease
    2.22
    74
     
    0.88
    117
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.14
    110
     
    0.13
    166
    38. Falls
    2.03
    150
     
    6.27
    76
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.80
    111
     
    0.58
    153
    40. Skin Cancers
    1.61
    84
     
    3.21
    19
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.60
    171
     
    6.87
    90
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.56
    45
     
    0.50
    94
    43. Epilepsy
    1.52
    109
     
    0.50
    164
    44. Asthma
    1.45
    125
     
    0.88
    142
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1.17
    109
     
    4.51
    4
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    135
     
    3.55
    48
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.08
    163
     
    2.18
    115
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    142
     
    3.64
    67
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.99
    149
     
    2.90
    52
    50. Drug Use
    0.96
    91
     
    6.96
    3
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Mexico MEXICO   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    87,550
    16.95
     
    71,483
    3.28
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,043
    14.72
     
    393,698
    18.06
    3. Stroke
    33,143
    6.42
     
    133,578
    6.13
    4. Violence
    32,672
    6.32
     
    17,005
    0.78
    5. Liver Disease
    24,985
    4.84
     
    35,404
    1.62
    6. Lung Disease
    23,286
    4.51
     
    154,436
    7.08
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20,770
    4.02
     
    52,287
    2.40
    8. Hypertension
    20,745
    4.02
     
    71,304
    3.27
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    14,968
    2.90
     
    33,838
    1.55
    10. Other Injuries
    14,960
    2.90
     
    22,783
    1.05
    11. Kidney Disease
    13,865
    2.68
     
    59,186
    2.72
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    11,090
    2.15
     
    11,807
    0.54
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    10,814
    2.09
     
    37,611
    1.73
    14. Malnutrition
    7,991
    1.55
     
    2,976
    0.14
    15. Low Birth Weight
    6,798
    1.32
     
    8,250
    0.38
    16. Lung Cancers
    6,362
    1.23
     
    171,504
    7.87
    17. Breast Cancer
    6,007
    1.16
     
    47,955
    2.20
    18. Stomach Cancer
    5,965
    1.15
     
    13,303
    0.61
    19. Prostate Cancer
    5,755
    1.11
     
    33,902
    1.56
    20. Liver Cancer
    5,500
    1.06
     
    24,028
    1.10
    21. Suicide
    4,969
    0.96
     
    43,361
    1.99
    22. Other Neoplasms
    4,953
    0.96
     
    16,911
    0.78
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4,701
    0.91
     
    7,926
    0.36
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,639
    0.90
     
    62,057
    2.85
    25. Cervical Cancer
    4,560
    0.88
     
    7,120
    0.33
    26. Alcohol
    4,501
    0.87
     
    10,895
    0.50
    27. Leukemia
    4,350
    0.84
     
    27,701
    1.27
    28. Lymphomas
    4,048
    0.78
     
    39,113
    1.79
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3,890
    0.75
     
    41,720
    1.91
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,274
    0.63
     
    251,745
    11.55
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,193
    0.62
     
    14,905
    0.68
    32. Drownings
    2,664
    0.52
     
    4,216
    0.19
    33. Anemia
    2,475
    0.48
     
    3,375
    0.15
    34. Birth Trauma
    2,307
    0.45
     
    1,367
    0.06
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,294
    0.44
     
    2,911
    0.13
    36. Tuberculosis
    2,241
    0.43
     
    588
    0.03
    37. Skin Disease
    2,168
    0.42
     
    4,277
    0.20
    38. Falls
    2,145
    0.42
     
    31,972
    1.47
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2,008
    0.39
     
    15,437
    0.71
    40. Epilepsy
    1,729
    0.33
     
    1,808
    0.08
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,681
    0.33
     
    32,372
    1.49
    42. Skin Cancers
    1,579
    0.31
     
    15,094
    0.69
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,509
    0.29
     
    2,558
    0.12
    44. Asthma
    1,465
    0.28
     
    3,447
    0.16
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1,120
    0.22
     
    18,305
    0.84
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    1,097
    0.21
     
    24,779
    1.14
    47. Oral Cancer
    1,074
    0.21
     
    10,027
    0.46
    48. Drug Use
    1,049
    0.20
     
    23,175
    1.06
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1,026
    0.20
     
    1,218
    0.06
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,000
    0.19
     
    17,225
    0.79
     
     
    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
    14.06
    104
     
    14.81
    99
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.62
    137
     
    19.36
    58
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.11
    82
     
    3.21
    131
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.57
    117
     
    35.04
    12
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.02
    80
     
    2.81
    147
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.67
    83
     
    5.29
    89
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.67
    131
     
    12.95
    50
    8. Lymphomas
    3.99
    106
     
    7.92
    10
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.98
    76
     
    8.56
    22
    10. Leukemia
    3.89
    84
     
    5.79
    13
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.55
    115
     
    6.01
    41
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.61
    84
     
    3.21
    19
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    135
     
    3.55
    48
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.08
    163
     
    2.18
    115
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    142
     
    3.64
    67
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.99
    149
     
    2.90
    52
     
     
     
    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.