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Compare Dominican Republic and Gabon 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
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gabon GABON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
     
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
     
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
     
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
     
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
     
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
     
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
     
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
     
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
     
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
     
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
     
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
     
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
     
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
     
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
     
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
     
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
     
    98.20
    119
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
     
    103.58
    64
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    10.59
    131
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
     
    97.97
    21
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
     
    9.64
    53
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
     
    25.99
    51
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
     
    52.63
    35
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
     
    97.67
    33
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
     
    11.38
    114
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
     
    23.28
    48
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
     
    21.65
    65
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
     
    16.71
    38
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
     
    25.30
    36
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    6.43
    175
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    8.19
    89
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    6.21
    128
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
     
    26.53
    63
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
     
    12.03
    39
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    4.54
    112
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
     
    9.18
    76
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
     
    12.00
    44
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    3.78
    159
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    2.35
    170
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
     
    12.51
    51
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
     
    86.56
    12
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    3.98
    68
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
     
    8.54
    72
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
     
    7.62
    56
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
     
    23.86
    52
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    1.39
    160
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    0.93
    163
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
     
    2.51
    99
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
     
    3.92
    77
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    2.86
    138
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
     
    11.63
    35
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
     
    6.28
    51
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
     
    6.09
    60
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    0.83
    135
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
     
    3.71
    61
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    2.83
    79
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
     
    6.04
    78
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.68
    117
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
     
    7.52
    42
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
     
    1.18
    118
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    2.57
    73
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
     
    4.02
    41
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
     
    4.08
    57
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
     
    1.22
    75
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
     
    8.09
    43
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
     
    0.05
    77
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gabon GABON
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
     
    1,079
    8.45
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
     
    1,141
    8.94
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
     
    155
    1.21
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
     
    1,376
    10.78
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
     
    391
    3.06
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
     
    1,345
    10.54
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
     
    579
    4.54
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
     
    51
    0.40
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
     
    135
    1.06
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
     
    451
    3.53
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
     
    255
    2.00
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
     
    249
    1.95
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
     
    278
    2.18
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
     
    302
    2.37
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
     
    69
    0.54
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
     
    324
    2.54
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
     
    292
    2.29
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
     
    152
    1.19
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
     
    55
    0.43
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
     
    189
    1.48
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
     
    45
    0.35
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
     
    38
    0.30
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
     
    27
    0.21
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
     
    47
    0.37
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
     
    1,044
    8.18
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
     
    43
    0.34
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
     
    383
    3.00
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
     
    103
    0.81
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
     
    93
    0.73
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
     
    17
    0.13
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
     
    10
    0.08
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
     
    28
    0.22
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
     
    45
    0.35
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
     
    173
    1.36
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
     
    40
    0.31
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
     
    96
    0.75
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
     
    116
    0.91
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
     
    9
    0.07
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
     
    45
    0.35
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
     
    32
    0.25
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
     
    128
    1.00
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
     
    78
    0.61
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
     
    66
    0.52
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
     
    15
    0.12
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
     
    66
    0.52
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
     
    133
    1.04
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
     
    1
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
     
    13
    0.10
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
     
    6
    0.05
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
     
    21
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    10.59
    131
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    6.43
    175
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    8.19
    89
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    6.21
    128
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    4.54
    112
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    3.78
    159
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    2.35
    170
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    3.98
    68
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    1.39
    160
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    0.93
    163
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    2.86
    138
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    0.83
    135
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    2.83
    79
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.68
    117
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    2.57
    73
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
     
    1.90
    90
     
     
     
    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.