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Compare Dominican Republic and Rwanda 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   Rwanda RWANDA
           
    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
     
    40.8
    44.0
    42.4
    137
    132
    134
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    66.1
    69.9
    68.0
    127
    129
    129
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Rwanda RWANDA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
     
    66.1
    69.9
    127
    129
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
     
    69.0
    72.5
    121
    131
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    69.7
    72.9
    117
    131
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
     
    70.0
    73.2
    114
    130
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
     
    70.6
    73.6
    110
    130
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
     
    71.4
    74.0
    108
    128
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
     
    72.1
    74.6
    108
    126
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
     
    72.8
    75.1
    104
    127
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
     
    73.6
    75.8
    100
    126
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
     
    74.4
    76.5
    94
    121
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
     
    75.3
    77.3
    92
    118
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
     
    76.4
    78.2
    92
    116
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
     
    77.7
    79.2
    91
    116
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
     
    79.2
    80.4
    94
    120
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
     
    81.1
    82.0
    98
    123
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
     
    83.4
    84.1
    99
    118
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
     
    86.1
    86.6
    104
    114
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
     
    89.4
    89.8
    105
    114
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Rwanda RWANDA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
     
    76.86
    148
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
     
    80.70
    94
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    34.75
    22
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
     
    34.30
    37
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
     
    5.46
    89
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
     
    46.59
    3
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
     
    22.29
    111
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
     
    91.82
    37
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
     
    7.98
    148
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
     
    18.14
    86
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
     
    28.19
    37
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
     
    10.82
    69
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
     
    30.97
    22
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    9.16
    165
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    26.75
    16
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    1.87
    162
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
     
    25.79
    68
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
     
    12.94
    32
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    14.17
    21
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
     
    15.96
    29
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
     
    9.94
    56
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    5.27
    128
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    9.79
    44
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
     
    12.37
    53
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
     
    7.47
    84
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    6.16
    28
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
     
    9.01
    69
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
     
    5.59
    92
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
     
    40.67
    36
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    2.72
    133
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    1.62
    138
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
     
    3.45
    68
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
     
    6.67
    39
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    6.21
    57
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
     
    10.48
    43
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
     
    12.72
    33
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
     
    7.96
    35
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    2.43
    38
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
     
    3.15
    72
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    12.63
    8
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
     
    19.81
    7
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.42
    128
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
     
    15.58
    31
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
     
    2.11
    69
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    2.48
    75
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
     
    6.96
    14
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
     
    7.35
    17
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
     
    0.73
    127
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
     
    6.92
    47
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
     
    0.05
    82
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Rwanda RWANDA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
     
    3,512
    5.67
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
     
    3,749
    6.05
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
     
    589
    0.95
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
     
    3,006
    4.85
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
     
    3,815
    6.16
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
     
    6,695
    10.81
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
     
    1,082
    1.75
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
     
    537
    0.87
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
     
    510
    0.82
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
     
    2,070
    3.34
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
     
    667
    1.08
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
     
    1,708
    2.76
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
     
    1,386
    2.24
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
     
    2,179
    3.52
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
     
    98
    0.16
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
     
    1,902
    3.07
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
     
    1,157
    1.87
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
     
    1,616
    2.61
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
     
    833
    1.34
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
     
    992
    1.60
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
     
    270
    0.44
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
     
    337
    0.54
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
     
    547
    0.88
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
     
    935
    1.51
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
     
    436
    0.70
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
     
    329
    0.53
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
     
    3,347
    5.40
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
     
    561
    0.91
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
     
    350
    0.56
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
     
    195
    0.31
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
     
    95
    0.15
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
     
    206
    0.33
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
     
    343
    0.55
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
     
    947
    1.53
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
     
    393
    0.63
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
     
    1,279
    2.06
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
     
    969
    1.56
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
     
    113
    0.18
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
     
    198
    0.32
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
     
    618
    1.00
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
     
    1,608
    2.60
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
     
    1,229
    1.98
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
     
    703
    1.13
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
     
    170
    0.27
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
     
    615
    0.99
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
     
    732
    1.18
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
     
    5
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
     
    29
    0.05
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
     
    162
    0.26
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
     
    117
    0.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Rwanda RWANDA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
     
    34.75
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
     
    9.16
    165
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
     
    26.75
    16
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
     
    1.87
    162
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
     
    14.17
    21
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
     
    5.27
    128
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
     
    9.79
    44
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
     
    6.16
    28
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
     
    2.72
    133
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
     
    1.62
    138
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
     
    6.21
    57
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
     
    2.43
    38
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
     
    12.63
    8
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
     
    3.42
    128
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
     
    2.48
    75
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
     
    2.96
    59
     
     
     
    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.