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Compare Senegal and Mauritania 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
     
      Senegal SENEGAL   Mauritania MAURITANIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.2
    41.2
    40.7
    142
    147
    143
     
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
    1970
    44.6
    45.5
    45.0
    141
    145
    142
     
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
    1980
    50.6
    51.7
    51.1
    134
    143
    140
     
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
    1990
    56.4
    58.5
    57.4
    136
    141
    138
     
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
    2000
    56.0
    59.0
    57.5
    143
    145
    143
     
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
    2010
    62.6
    65.8
    64.3
    132
    136
    135
     
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
    2016
    64.7
    68.7
    66.8
    132
    134
    131
     
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Senegal SENEGAL   Mauritania MAURITANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.7
    68.7
    132
    134
     
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    Age 5
    68.1
    71.8
    132
    135
     
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    Age 10
    68.7
    72.3
    129
    135
     
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    Age 15
    69.1
    72.7
    125
    133
     
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    Age 20
    69.6
    73.0
    125
    133
     
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    Age 25
    70.1
    73.5
    123
    133
     
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    Age 30
    70.7
    73.9
    124
    134
     
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    Age 35
    71.3
    74.4
    123
    133
     
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    Age 40
    71.9
    74.9
    125
    135
     
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    Age 45
    72.6
    75.4
    128
    139
     
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    Age 50
    73.5
    76.1
    130
    141
     
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    Age 55
    74.6
    76.8
    133
    148
     
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    Age 60
    75.9
    77.7
    143
    154
     
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.9
    152
    159
     
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.5
    165
    165
     
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    Age 75
    81.9
    82.6
    169
    170
     
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.3
    170
    168
     
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.7
    172
    168
     
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Senegal SENEGAL   Mauritania MAURITANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    119.65
    42
     
    112.30
    55
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.06
    98
     
    126.70
    76
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    95.11
    35
     
    138.44
    18
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    49.72
    34
     
    53.80
    31
    5. Malaria
    46.80
    7
     
    38.80
    22
    6. Tuberculosis
    45.87
    37
     
    36.96
    45
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    38.40
    17
     
    29.67
    39
    8. Liver Disease
    32.23
    28
     
    35.07
    25
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.75
    86
     
    50.44
    38
    10. Cervical Cancer
    23.89
    18
     
    18.59
    39
    11. Lung Disease
    22.57
    89
     
    19.71
    111
    12. Prostate Cancer
    19.32
    70
     
    17.47
    79
    13. HIV/AIDS
    18.24
    55
     
    28.87
    42
    14. Kidney Disease
    17.10
    78
     
    20.00
    61
    15. Meningitis
    17.07
    27
     
    15.57
    32
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.58
    110
     
    18.12
    87
    17. Low Birth Weight
    13.17
    52
     
    31.60
    3
    18. Other Injuries
    13.15
    48
     
    15.25
    36
    19. Falls
    12.09
    35
     
    13.14
    26
    20. Hypertension
    12.07
    103
     
    10.60
    109
    21. Asthma
    11.80
    52
     
    12.08
    49
    22. Birth Trauma
    11.51
    48
     
    15.91
    31
    23. Suicide
    11.42
    69
     
    9.53
    96
    24. Breast Cancer
    11.11
    146
     
    13.70
    124
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    11.05
    45
     
    13.04
    30
    26. Maternal Conditions
    10.97
    36
     
    20.91
    19
    27. Liver Cancer
    10.87
    32
     
    12.74
    25
    28. Malnutrition
    10.69
    43
     
    13.19
    31
    29. Violence
    7.98
    69
     
    10.97
    41
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    7.00
    70
     
    8.29
    58
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.80
    52
     
    4.97
    65
    32. Stomach Cancer
    5.79
    85
     
    3.60
    138
    33. Drownings
    5.63
    65
     
    6.29
    54
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.40
    123
     
    4.86
    110
    35. Fires
    4.15
    54
     
    5.04
    44
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.14
    19
     
    4.17
    18
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.66
    63
     
    3.42
    68
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    137
     
    3.21
    141
    39. Epilepsy
    3.13
    54
     
    3.52
    48
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.11
    166
     
    3.08
    167
    41. Syphilis
    2.81
    30
     
    8.15
    5
    42. Lymphomas
    2.78
    141
     
    2.72
    142
    43. Bladder Cancer
    2.60
    70
     
    1.58
    114
    44. Skin Disease
    2.48
    69
     
    3.09
    59
    45. Other Neoplasms
    2.29
    110
     
    2.72
    90
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.21
    23
     
    1.72
    37
    47. Drug Use
    2.17
    51
     
    3.21
    31
    48. Poisonings
    2.00
    49
     
    2.33
    41
    49. Alcohol
    1.82
    81
     
    1.69
    90
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    165
     
    1.41
    173
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Senegal SENEGAL   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,278
    11.29
     
    3,769
    13.37
    2. Stroke
    6,999
    8.51
     
    1,966
    6.97
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,331
    7.70
     
    2,148
    7.62
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,409
    6.58
     
    1,961
    6.96
    5. Malaria
    4,417
    5.37
     
    1,197
    4.25
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,237
    5.15
     
    983
    3.49
    7. Low Birth Weight
    3,867
    4.70
     
    2,144
    7.60
    8. Tuberculosis
    3,430
    4.17
     
    833
    2.95
    9. Birth Trauma
    3,380
    4.11
     
    1,079
    3.83
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    2,736
    3.33
     
    753
    2.67
    11. Liver Disease
    2,310
    2.81
     
    771
    2.73
    12. Meningitis
    2,066
    2.51
     
    547
    1.94
    13. HIV/AIDS
    2,064
    2.51
     
    986
    3.50
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,817
    2.21
     
    888
    3.15
    15. Other Injuries
    1,617
    1.97
     
    547
    1.94
    16. Maternal Conditions
    1,451
    1.77
     
    791
    2.81
    17. Malnutrition
    1,426
    1.73
     
    600
    2.13
    18. Lung Disease
    1,309
    1.59
     
    338
    1.20
    19. Kidney Disease
    1,235
    1.50
     
    428
    1.52
    20. Violence
    1,105
    1.34
     
    416
    1.48
    21. Cervical Cancer
    974
    1.18
     
    213
    0.76
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    958
    1.17
     
    287
    1.02
    23. Suicide
    918
    1.12
     
    240
    0.85
    24. Falls
    854
    1.04
     
    281
    1.00
    25. Liver Cancer
    811
    0.99
     
    309
    1.10
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    805
    0.98
     
    268
    0.95
    27. Asthma
    781
    0.95
     
    239
    0.85
    28. Drownings
    779
    0.95
     
    260
    0.92
    29. Syphilis
    770
    0.94
     
    536
    1.90
    30. Hypertension
    708
    0.86
     
    188
    0.67
    31. Pertussis
    493
    0.60
     
    143
    0.51
    32. Breast Cancer
    489
    0.59
     
    175
    0.62
    33. Prostate Cancer
    429
    0.52
     
    110
    0.39
    34. Fires
    418
    0.51
     
    156
    0.55
    35. Stomach Cancer
    415
    0.50
     
    78
    0.28
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    389
    0.47
     
    100
    0.35
    37. Epilepsy
    339
    0.41
     
    112
    0.40
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    337
    0.41
     
    113
    0.40
    39. Poisonings
    311
    0.38
     
    100
    0.35
    40. Schistosomiasis
    292
    0.36
     
    89
    0.32
    41. Lymphomas
    271
    0.33
     
    69
    0.24
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    258
    0.31
     
    73
    0.26
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    243
    0.30
     
    70
    0.25
    44. Drug Use
    209
    0.25
     
    93
    0.33
    45. Hepatitis B
    195
    0.24
     
    45
    0.16
    46. Bladder Cancer
    193
    0.23
     
    32
    0.11
    47. Skin Disease
    190
    0.23
     
    67
    0.24
    48. Other Neoplasms
    188
    0.23
     
    66
    0.23
    49. Anemia
    160
    0.19
     
    47
    0.17
    50. Encephalitis
    154
    0.19
     
    69
    0.24
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Senegal SENEGAL   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    23.89
    18
     
    18.59
    39
    2. Prostate Cancer
    19.32
    70
     
    17.47
    79
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.11
    146
     
    13.70
    124
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.87
    32
     
    12.74
    25
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.79
    85
     
    3.60
    138
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    137
     
    3.21
    141
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.11
    166
     
    3.08
    167
    8. Lymphomas
    2.78
    141
     
    2.72
    142
    9. Bladder Cancer
    2.60
    70
     
    1.58
    114
    10. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    165
     
    1.41
    173
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    141
     
    1.38
    159
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.13
    112
     
    0.84
    134
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.11
    148
     
    1.09
    149
    14. Leukemia
    1.09
    168
     
    1.00
    172
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.88
    166
     
    1.30
    148
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    167
     
    0.66
    172
     
     
     
    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.