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Compare Dominican Republic and Peru 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   Peru PERU
           
    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
     
    46.7
    49.3
    48.0
    102
    101
    101
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    52.4
    55.6
    53.9
    103
    102
    103
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    58.3
    62.4
    60.3
    102
    103
    103
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    63.5
    68.2
    65.8
    104
    104
    105
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    68.9
    73.9
    71.4
    70
    79
    75
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    71.2
    76.3
    73.7
    71
    79
    73
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    73.4
    78.3
    75.9
    61
    69
    62
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Peru PERU
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
     
    73.4
    78.3
    61
    69
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
     
    74.6
    79.4
    54
    63
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    74.8
    79.6
    53
    63
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    74.9
    79.7
    53
    62
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
     
    75.1
    79.8
    53
    61
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
     
    75.5
    80.0
    53
    60
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
     
    75.9
    80.3
    52
    60
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
     
    76.3
    80.5
    52
    60
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
     
    76.8
    80.8
    52
    58
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
     
    77.4
    81.2
    51
    57
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
     
    78.1
    81.7
    52
    57
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
     
    79.0
    82.3
    52
    57
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
     
    80.1
    83.1
    51
    56
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
     
    81.5
    84.1
    51
    56
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
     
    83.2
    85.4
    50
    56
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
     
    85.3
    87.0
    51
    54
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
     
    87.8
    89.0
    50
    52
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
     
    91.0
    91.7
    34
    45
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Peru PERU
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
     
    74.12
    151
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
     
    37.59
    151
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    19.44
    68
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
     
    5.24
    86
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
     
    14.65
    25
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
     
    14.01
    110
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
     
    19.63
    115
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
     
    90.30
    39
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
     
    27.10
    35
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
     
    26.28
    37
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
     
    27.83
    39
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
     
    6.03
    104
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
     
    3.34
    166
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    8.76
    167
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    11.61
    72
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    10.22
    101
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
     
    17.69
    134
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
     
    8.99
    81
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    6.68
    66
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
     
    11.77
    56
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
     
    2.27
    108
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    7.41
    97
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    14.21
    24
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
     
    5.99
    138
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
     
    7.07
    86
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    1.12
    171
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
     
    1.18
    138
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
     
    3.31
    151
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
     
    3.56
    91
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    3.71
    102
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    5.03
    68
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
     
    1.49
    136
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
     
    2.72
    97
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    5.46
    83
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
     
    2.03
    161
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
     
    6.15
    52
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
     
    4.08
    90
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    1.50
    91
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
     
    1.50
    106
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    1.27
    140
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
     
    4.72
    102
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.36
    131
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
     
    1.26
    90
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
     
    1.41
    103
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    0.82
    166
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
     
    1.16
    139
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
     
    1.65
    92
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
     
    0.79
    115
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
     
    1.41
    84
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
     
    0.07
    61
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Peru PERU
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
     
    19,965
    13.61
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
     
    10,241
    6.98
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
     
    4,572
    3.12
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
     
    1,589
    1.08
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
     
    4,159
    2.84
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
     
    24,623
    16.78
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
     
    5,269
    3.59
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
     
    2,300
    1.57
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
     
    7,364
    5.02
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
     
    2,054
    1.40
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
     
    6,958
    4.74
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
     
    7,611
    5.19
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
     
    909
    0.62
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
     
    2,998
    2.04
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
     
    2,751
    1.88
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
     
    773
    0.53
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
     
    4,757
    3.24
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
     
    3,538
    2.41
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
     
    1,811
    1.23
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
     
    1,825
    1.24
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
     
    1,982
    1.35
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
     
    1,281
    0.87
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
     
    3,823
    2.61
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
     
    1,699
    1.16
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
     
    1,980
    1.35
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
     
    305
    0.21
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
     
    1,084
    0.74
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
     
    328
    0.22
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
     
    944
    0.64
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
     
    1,085
    0.74
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
     
    1,346
    0.92
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
     
    413
    0.28
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
     
    738
    0.50
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
     
    582
    0.40
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
     
    1,491
    1.02
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
     
    1,709
    1.16
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
     
    1,241
    0.85
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
     
    403
    0.27
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
     
    416
    0.28
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
     
    339
    0.23
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
     
    389
    0.27
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
     
    1,317
    0.90
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
     
    353
    0.24
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
     
    401
    0.27
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
     
    482
    0.33
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
     
    451
    0.31
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
     
    21
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
     
    209
    0.14
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
     
    94
    0.06
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
     
    491
    0.33
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Peru PERU
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    19.44
    68
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    8.76
    167
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    11.61
    72
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    10.22
    101
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    6.68
    66
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    7.41
    97
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    14.21
    24
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    1.12
    171
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    3.71
    102
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    5.03
    68
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    5.46
    83
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    1.50
    91
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    1.27
    140
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.36
    131
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    0.82
    166
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
     
    1.47
    122
     
     
     
    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.