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Compare United States and Russia 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   Russia RUSSIA
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    63.1
    73.4
    68.1
    60
    27
    42
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    61.4
    73.0
    67.0
    85
    47
    67
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    63.8
    74.3
    68.9
    98
    55
    79
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    58.7
    72.0
    65.0
    132
    98
    119
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    62.4
    74.6
    68.4
    134
    97
    115
    2015
    76.9
    81.6
    79.3
    33
    33
    31
     
    64.7
    76.3
    70.5
    129
    89
    110
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Russia RUSSIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.9
    81.6
    33
    33
     
    64.7
    76.3
    129
    89
    Age 5
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
     
    65.4
    76.9
    152
    96
    Age 10
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
     
    65.5
    77.0
    157
    98
    Age 15
    77.6
    82.2
    34
    34
     
    65.5
    77.1
    160
    97
    Age 20
    77.8
    82.2
    33
    34
     
    65.8
    77.2
    162
    97
    Age 25
    78.1
    82.4
    33
    34
     
    66.2
    77.4
    165
    98
    Age 30
    78.4
    82.5
    32
    34
     
    67.0
    77.7
    169
    96
    Age 35
    78.8
    82.7
    32
    34
     
    68.1
    78.1
    168
    92
    Age 40
    79.1
    82.9
    31
    34
     
    69.2
    78.6
    166
    91
    Age 45
    79.6
    83.3
    30
    33
     
    70.4
    79.1
    169
    89
    Age 50
    80.2
    83.7
    30
    31
     
    71.6
    79.6
    170
    87
    Age 55
    81.0
    84.3
    29
    30
     
    73.2
    80.3
    170
    87
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.0
    26
    30
     
    75.1
    81.2
    168
    84
    Age 65
    83.3
    85.9
    23
    30
     
    77.4
    82.2
    155
    84
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.9
    17
    27
     
    79.9
    83.5
    139
    85
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    14
    25
     
    82.6
    85.1
    131
    91
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.0
    16
    22
     
    85.8
    87.3
    114
    94
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.2
    21
    23
     
    89.2
    90.1
    115
    99
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.0
    29
    30
     
    93.2
    93.5
    107
    112
    Age 95
    98.1
    98.5
    32
    32
     
    97.4
    97.4
    103
    137
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.5
    50
    40
     
    101.9
    101.8
    102
    148
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Russia RUSSIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.97
    107
     
    320.40
    9
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    45.58
    2
     
    2.17
    120
    3. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
     
    28.91
    29
    4. Lung Disease
    29.68
    36
     
    14.10
    126
    5. Stroke
    25.94
    167
     
    188.48
    3
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
     
    21.84
    33
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
     
    17.71
    73
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    14.78
    122
     
    4.65
    167
    9. Hypertension
    14.64
    105
     
    9.04
    141
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
     
    20.49
    9
    11. Suicide
    12.38
    47
     
    19.62
    14
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.58
    106
     
    2.97
    169
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.59
    144
     
    17.89
    124
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.99
    131
     
    16.42
    92
    15. Liver Disease
    8.70
    123
     
    27.96
    32
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
     
    7.97
    33
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    8.28
    66
     
    0.80
    169
    18. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
     
    3.59
    120
    19. Drug Use
    6.96
    3
     
    5.50
    6
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.87
    90
     
    14.93
    19
    21. Falls
    6.27
    76
     
    8.36
    54
    22. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
     
    6.30
    36
    23. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
     
    3.76
    93
    24. Violence
    5.56
    85
     
    9.21
    56
    25. Other Injuries
    5.54
    143
     
    29.03
    15
    26. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
     
    4.20
    115
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    4.51
    4
     
    0.37
    156
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    6.63
    115
    29. Poisonings
    4.06
    33
     
    5.34
    21
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
     
    3.72
    63
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
     
    3.35
    51
    32. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    133
     
    4.11
    126
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.39
    57
     
    1.69
    125
    34. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
     
    6.54
    102
    35. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
     
    2.37
    41
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.97
    98
     
    0.88
    141
    37. Alcohol
    2.91
    39
     
    12.25
    4
    38. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
     
    4.20
    21
    39. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
     
    18.00
    10
    40. Hepatitis C
    2.27
    2
     
    0.06
    134
    41. HIV/AIDS
    2.20
    107
     
    36.39
    41
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
     
    5.55
    33
    43. Drownings
    1.34
    138
     
    9.06
    24
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    13
     
    0.28
    67
    45. Skin Disease
    0.88
    117
     
    0.21
    156
    46. Asthma
    0.88
    142
     
    1.62
    122
    47. Fires
    0.75
    133
     
    7.00
    45
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.65
    152
     
    3.86
    88
    49. Anemia
    0.64
    94
     
    0.06
    155
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.60
    161
     
    5.17
    48
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Russia RUSSIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    393,698
    18.06
     
    736,953
    37.25
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    251,745
    11.55
     
    4,912
    0.25
    3. Lung Cancers
    171,504
    7.87
     
    59,255
    3.00
    4. Lung Disease
    154,436
    7.08
     
    32,247
    1.63
    5. Stroke
    133,578
    6.13
     
    447,488
    22.62
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    71,483
    3.28
     
    9,917
    0.50
    7. Hypertension
    71,304
    3.27
     
    20,439
    1.03
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    62,057
    2.85
     
    45,379
    2.29
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,186
    2.72
     
    5,862
    0.30
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52,287
    2.40
     
    34,324
    1.74
    11. Breast Cancer
    47,955
    2.20
     
    26,532
    1.34
    12. Suicide
    43,361
    1.99
     
    31,997
    1.62
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    41,720
    1.91
     
    17,046
    0.86
    14. Lymphomas
    39,113
    1.79
     
    7,234
    0.37
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    37,611
    1.73
     
    1,446
    0.07
    16. Liver Disease
    35,404
    1.62
     
    50,886
    2.57
    17. Prostate Cancer
    33,902
    1.56
     
    13,655
    0.69
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    33,838
    1.55
     
    25,421
    1.28
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,372
    1.49
     
    26,812
    1.36
    20. Falls
    31,972
    1.47
     
    15,358
    0.78
    21. Leukemia
    27,701
    1.27
     
    7,212
    0.36
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    24,779
    1.14
     
    936
    0.05
    23. Liver Cancer
    24,028
    1.10
     
    8,963
    0.45
    24. Drug Use
    23,175
    1.06
     
    8,767
    0.44
    25. Other Injuries
    22,783
    1.05
     
    49,147
    2.48
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,305
    0.84
     
    7,648
    0.39
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,225
    0.79
     
    7,558
    0.38
    28. Violence
    17,005
    0.78
     
    14,983
    0.76
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,911
    0.78
     
    3,206
    0.16
    30. Ovary Cancer
    15,437
    0.71
     
    7,735
    0.39
    31. Skin Cancers
    15,094
    0.69
     
    5,052
    0.26
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    14,905
    0.68
     
    1,674
    0.08
    33. Poisonings
    13,542
    0.62
     
    9,167
    0.46
    34. Stomach Cancer
    13,303
    0.61
     
    38,408
    1.94
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    11,807
    0.54
     
    6,695
    0.34
    36. Alcohol
    10,895
    0.50
     
    21,658
    1.09
    37. Oral Cancer
    10,027
    0.46
     
    10,771
    0.54
    38. Hepatitis C
    8,868
    0.41
     
    120
    0.01
    39. Low Birth Weight
    8,250
    0.38
     
    3,832
    0.19
    40. HIV/AIDS
    7,926
    0.36
     
    61,212
    3.09
    41. Uterin Cancer
    7,771
    0.36
     
    5,390
    0.27
    42. Cervical Cancer
    7,120
    0.33
     
    7,222
    0.37
    43. Skin Disease
    4,277
    0.20
     
    432
    0.02
    44. Drownings
    4,216
    0.19
     
    14,026
    0.71
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,111
    0.19
     
    505
    0.03
    46. Asthma
    3,447
    0.16
     
    3,403
    0.17
    47. Anemia
    3,375
    0.15
     
    116
    0.01
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,236
    0.15
     
    7,502
    0.38
    49. Malnutrition
    2,976
    0.14
     
    229
    0.01
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,911
    0.13
     
    10,199
    0.52
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Russia RUSSIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
     
    28.91
    29
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
     
    21.84
    33
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
     
    17.71
    73
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
     
    20.49
    9
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
     
    7.97
    33
    6. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
     
    3.59
    120
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
     
    6.30
    36
    8. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
     
    3.76
    93
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
     
    4.20
    115
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
     
    3.72
    63
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
     
    3.35
    51
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
     
    6.54
    102
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
     
    2.37
    41
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
     
    4.20
    21
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
     
    18.00
    10
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
     
    5.55
    33
     
     
     
    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.