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Compare United States and Colombia 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
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Colombia COLOMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
     
    55.1
    58.6
    56.8
    69
    70
    70
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    59.2
    63.0
    61.1
    79
    75
    79
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    62.9
    68.6
    65.7
    78
    78
    78
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    64.5
    72.5
    68.4
    91
    73
    83
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    67.5
    75.3
    71.4
    88
    63
    76
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    70.0
    77.2
    73.6
    88
    65
    78
    2015
    76.9
    81.6
    79.3
    33
    33
    31
     
    71.2
    78.4
    74.8
    84
    61
    75
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Colombia COLOMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.9
    81.6
    33
    33
     
    71.2
    78.4
    84
    61
    Age 5
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
     
    72.5
    79.5
    84
    59
    Age 10
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
     
    72.6
    79.6
    84
    55
    Age 15
    77.6
    82.2
    34
    34
     
    72.8
    79.7
    84
    56
    Age 20
    77.8
    82.2
    33
    34
     
    73.5
    79.9
    79
    54
    Age 25
    78.1
    82.4
    33
    34
     
    74.4
    80.1
    70
    54
    Age 30
    78.4
    82.5
    32
    34
     
    75.3
    80.4
    59
    52
    Age 35
    78.8
    82.7
    32
    34
     
    76.1
    80.6
    54
    51
    Age 40
    79.1
    82.9
    31
    34
     
    76.8
    81.0
    49
    51
    Age 45
    79.6
    83.3
    30
    33
     
    77.5
    81.3
    48
    53
    Age 50
    80.2
    83.7
    30
    31
     
    78.2
    81.7
    49
    52
    Age 55
    81.0
    84.3
    29
    30
     
    79.0
    82.4
    48
    52
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.0
    26
    30
     
    80.2
    83.1
    50
    53
    Age 65
    83.3
    85.9
    23
    30
     
    81.6
    84.1
    47
    53
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.9
    17
    27
     
    83.5
    85.4
    44
    52
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    14
    25
     
    85.8
    87.2
    39
    50
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.0
    16
    22
     
    88.3
    89.4
    25
    45
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.2
    21
    23
     
    91.3
    92.0
    17
    32
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.0
    29
    30
     
    94.6
    95.1
    16
    24
    Age 95
    98.1
    98.5
    32
    32
     
    98.4
    98.6
    19
    25
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.5
    50
    40
     
    102.6
    102.5
    20
    30
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Colombia COLOMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.97
    107
     
    79.44
    102
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    45.58
    2
     
    1.24
    142
    3. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
     
    10.70
    91
    4. Lung Disease
    29.68
    36
     
    29.22
    39
    5. Stroke
    25.94
    167
     
    36.06
    144
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
     
    12.71
    116
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
     
    15.77
    96
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    14.78
    122
     
    16.50
    111
    9. Hypertension
    14.64
    105
     
    14.47
    107
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
     
    8.12
    79
    11. Suicide
    12.38
    47
     
    5.62
    115
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.58
    106
     
    9.80
    119
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.59
    144
     
    17.14
    128
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.99
    131
     
    17.05
    85
    15. Liver Disease
    8.70
    123
     
    5.50
    151
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
     
    3.97
    77
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    8.28
    66
     
    3.54
    115
    18. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
     
    4.35
    89
    19. Drug Use
    6.96
    3
     
    0.45
    125
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.87
    90
     
    3.37
    143
    21. Falls
    6.27
    76
     
    4.01
    108
    22. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
     
    3.95
    93
    23. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
     
    4.69
    43
    24. Violence
    5.56
    85
     
    37.61
    7
    25. Other Injuries
    5.54
    143
     
    4.28
    157
    26. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
     
    4.21
    114
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    4.51
    4
     
    0.62
    146
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    8.59
    85
    29. Poisonings
    4.06
    33
     
    0.30
    157
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
     
    2.01
    104
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
     
    1.21
    134
    32. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    133
     
    7.55
    89
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.39
    57
     
    8.59
    3
    34. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
     
    9.49
    72
    35. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
     
    2.28
    43
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.97
    98
     
    1.76
    120
    37. Alcohol
    2.91
    39
     
    0.17
    127
    38. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
     
    1.06
    142
    39. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
     
    12.67
    30
    40. Hepatitis C
    2.27
    2
     
    0.20
    96
    41. HIV/AIDS
    2.20
    107
     
    6.05
    82
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
     
    1.59
    144
    43. Drownings
    1.34
    138
     
    2.30
    112
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    13
     
    0.18
    106
    45. Skin Disease
    0.88
    117
     
    3.62
    52
    46. Asthma
    0.88
    142
     
    0.71
    153
    47. Fires
    0.75
    133
     
    0.40
    151
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.65
    152
     
    0.49
    160
    49. Anemia
    0.64
    94
     
    0.51
    102
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.60
    161
     
    1.58
    120
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Colombia COLOMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    393,698
    18.06
     
    29,069
    17.16
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    251,745
    11.55
     
    433
    0.26
    3. Lung Cancers
    171,504
    7.87
     
    4,018
    2.37
    4. Lung Disease
    154,436
    7.08
     
    10,261
    6.06
    5. Stroke
    133,578
    6.13
     
    13,257
    7.82
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    71,483
    3.28
     
    6,144
    3.63
    7. Hypertension
    71,304
    3.27
     
    5,103
    3.01
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    62,057
    2.85
     
    3,135
    1.85
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,186
    2.72
     
    3,641
    2.15
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52,287
    2.40
     
    6,835
    4.03
    11. Breast Cancer
    47,955
    2.20
     
    2,818
    1.66
    12. Suicide
    43,361
    1.99
     
    2,629
    1.55
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    41,720
    1.91
     
    1,520
    0.90
    14. Lymphomas
    39,113
    1.79
     
    1,743
    1.03
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    37,611
    1.73
     
    1,428
    0.84
    16. Liver Disease
    35,404
    1.62
     
    2,158
    1.27
    17. Prostate Cancer
    33,902
    1.56
     
    2,397
    1.41
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    33,838
    1.55
     
    7,813
    4.61
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,372
    1.49
     
    1,322
    0.78
    20. Falls
    31,972
    1.47
     
    1,633
    0.96
    21. Leukemia
    27,701
    1.27
     
    1,997
    1.18
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    24,779
    1.14
     
    219
    0.13
    23. Liver Cancer
    24,028
    1.10
     
    1,592
    0.94
    24. Drug Use
    23,175
    1.06
     
    196
    0.12
    25. Other Injuries
    22,783
    1.05
     
    1,914
    1.13
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,305
    0.84
     
    444
    0.26
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,225
    0.79
     
    752
    0.44
    28. Violence
    17,005
    0.78
     
    18,075
    10.67
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,911
    0.78
     
    3,395
    2.00
    30. Ovary Cancer
    15,437
    0.71
     
    874
    0.52
    31. Skin Cancers
    15,094
    0.69
     
    865
    0.51
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    14,905
    0.68
     
    739
    0.44
    33. Poisonings
    13,542
    0.62
     
    136
    0.08
    34. Stomach Cancer
    13,303
    0.61
     
    4,907
    2.90
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    11,807
    0.54
     
    4,317
    2.55
    36. Alcohol
    10,895
    0.50
     
    75
    0.04
    37. Oral Cancer
    10,027
    0.46
     
    611
    0.36
    38. Hepatitis C
    8,868
    0.41
     
    76
    0.05
    39. Low Birth Weight
    8,250
    0.38
     
    3,837
    2.26
    40. HIV/AIDS
    7,926
    0.36
     
    2,809
    1.66
    41. Uterin Cancer
    7,771
    0.36
     
    225
    0.13
    42. Cervical Cancer
    7,120
    0.33
     
    2,108
    1.24
    43. Skin Disease
    4,277
    0.20
     
    1,323
    0.78
    44. Drownings
    4,216
    0.19
     
    1,112
    0.66
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,111
    0.19
     
    77
    0.05
    46. Asthma
    3,447
    0.16
     
    295
    0.17
    47. Anemia
    3,375
    0.15
     
    194
    0.11
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,236
    0.15
     
    198
    0.12
    49. Malnutrition
    2,976
    0.14
     
    1,470
    0.87
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,911
    0.13
     
    579
    0.34
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Colombia COLOMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
     
    10.70
    91
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
     
    12.71
    116
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
     
    15.77
    96
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
     
    8.12
    79
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
     
    3.97
    77
    6. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
     
    4.35
    89
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
     
    3.95
    93
    8. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
     
    4.69
    43
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
     
    4.21
    114
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
     
    2.01
    104
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
     
    1.21
    134
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
     
    9.49
    72
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
     
    2.28
    43
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
     
    1.06
    142
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
     
    12.67
    30
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
     
    1.59
    144
     
     
     
    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.