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Compare Romania and Jamaica 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
     
      Romania ROMANIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    63.8
    67.3
    65.5
    36
    41
    38
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    66.3
    70.8
    68.5
    32
    44
    40
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    66.5
    71.8
    69.1
    44
    58
    53
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    66.6
    73.1
    69.7
    67
    71
    69
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    67.2
    74.3
    70.7
    91
    78
    86
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    69.7
    77.2
    73.4
    91
    66
    81
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    71.6
    79.0
    75.2
    80
    56
    72
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Romania ROMANIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    79.0
    80
    56
     
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    72.3
    79.6
    88
    60
     
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    72.4
    79.7
    89
    61
     
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    72.4
    79.7
    89
    61
     
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    72.6
    79.8
    90
    62
     
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    72.8
    79.9
    92
    63
     
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    73.0
    80.0
    95
    67
     
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    73.2
    80.1
    98
    68
     
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    73.6
    80.3
    99
    69
     
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    74.1
    80.6
    99
    68
     
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    75.0
    81.0
    100
    68
     
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    76.1
    81.5
    98
    69
     
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    77.8
    82.2
    87
    71
     
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    79.6
    83.2
    80
    70
     
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    81.8
    84.4
    75
    71
     
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    84.2
    85.9
    75
    74
     
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    87.2
    87.9
    66
    78
     
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.6
    66
    84
     
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Romania ROMANIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    212.34
    22
     
    64.41
    164
    2. Stroke
    109.24
    58
     
    77.34
    102
    3. Lung Cancers
    30.56
    15
     
    14.26
    82
    4. Liver Disease
    26.75
    43
     
    2.21
    179
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.27
    112
     
    18.29
    138
    6. Hypertension
    21.01
    50
     
    22.54
    45
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.50
    60
     
    22.48
    31
    8. Lung Disease
    18.80
    120
     
    15.74
    147
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.63
    17
     
    11.21
    65
    10. Kidney Disease
    15.95
    84
     
    10.92
    116
    11. Prostate Cancer
    14.05
    110
     
    54.68
    7
    12. Cervical Cancer
    12.00
    71
     
    14.56
    54
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.92
    27
     
    4.47
    121
    14. Stomach Cancer
    9.99
    41
     
    7.85
    62
    15. Suicide
    9.40
    100
     
    1.41
    180
    16. Liver Cancer
    8.65
    45
     
    2.74
    167
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    8.11
    25
     
    3.23
    97
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.89
    140
     
    9.75
    130
    19. Oral Cancer
    7.76
    13
     
    1.45
    154
    20. Other Injuries
    6.74
    112
     
    12.13
    54
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.60
    170
     
    81.22
    18
    22. Ovary Cancer
    5.84
    42
     
    3.88
    105
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.76
    164
     
    6.28
    160
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    4.71
    138
     
    8.14
    98
    25. Leukemia
    4.52
    58
     
    4.29
    68
    26. Falls
    4.36
    111
     
    0.40
    181
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.32
    128
     
    7.79
    86
    28. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    26
     
    1.89
    91
    29. Lymphomas
    4.03
    119
     
    7.98
    16
    30. Tuberculosis
    4.02
    99
     
    0.38
    155
    31. Drownings
    3.02
    104
     
    0.68
    165
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.91
    29
     
    0.49
    162
    33. Drug Use
    2.65
    39
     
    0.30
    170
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.35
    81
     
    5.08
    16
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.29
    96
     
    2.10
    103
    36. Alcohol
    2.16
    67
     
    0.31
    167
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    1.46
    62
     
    1.75
    49
    38. Fires
    1.43
    100
     
    0.45
    158
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.36
    140
     
    2.28
    107
    40. Violence
    1.23
    157
     
    34.79
    8
    41. HIV/AIDS
    1.21
    121
     
    32.14
    40
    42. Epilepsy
    1.20
    136
     
    1.55
    104
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.95
    137
     
    0.90
    139
    44. Other Neoplasms
    0.82
    163
     
    4.83
    24
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.76
    143
     
    2.71
    101
    46. Asthma
    0.70
    161
     
    2.42
    111
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.60
    156
     
    1.01
    144
    48. Poisonings
    0.57
    115
     
    0.45
    128
    49. Encephalitis
    0.51
    102
     
    0.49
    108
    50. Endocrine Disorders
    0.51
    178
     
    10.85
    39
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Romania ROMANIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    85,608
    36.19
     
    2,045
    11.94
    2. Stroke
    44,547
    18.83
     
    2,474
    14.44
    3. Lung Cancers
    10,458
    4.42
     
    430
    2.51
    4. Hypertension
    8,703
    3.68
     
    717
    4.19
    5. Liver Disease
    8,504
    3.60
     
    65
    0.38
    6. Lung Disease
    7,343
    3.10
     
    504
    2.94
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,122
    3.01
     
    568
    3.32
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6,533
    2.76
     
    344
    2.01
    9. Kidney Disease
    6,355
    2.69
     
    335
    1.96
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,870
    1.64
     
    131
    0.76
    11. Breast Cancer
    3,682
    1.56
     
    340
    1.98
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3,583
    1.51
     
    239
    1.40
    13. Liver Cancer
    3,088
    1.31
     
    82
    0.48
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2,895
    1.22
     
    100
    0.58
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,527
    1.07
     
    2,577
    15.04
    16. Oral Cancer
    2,342
    0.99
     
    43
    0.25
    17. Prostate Cancer
    2,321
    0.98
     
    820
    4.79
    18. Suicide
    2,290
    0.97
     
    40
    0.23
    19. Cervical Cancer
    2,043
    0.86
     
    221
    1.29
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,025
    0.86
     
    208
    1.21
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,730
    0.73
     
    279
    1.63
    22. Other Injuries
    1,654
    0.70
     
    364
    2.13
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,651
    0.70
     
    59
    0.34
    24. Leukemia
    1,431
    0.60
     
    125
    0.73
    25. Falls
    1,328
    0.56
     
    12
    0.07
    26. Lymphomas
    1,299
    0.55
     
    237
    1.38
    27. Tuberculosis
    1,093
    0.46
     
    11
    0.06
    28. Ovary Cancer
    1,082
    0.46
     
    60
    0.35
    29. Skin Cancers
    1,000
    0.42
     
    15
    0.09
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    751
    0.32
     
    64
    0.37
    31. Drug Use
    693
    0.29
     
    9
    0.05
    32. Drownings
    654
    0.28
     
    20
    0.12
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    620
    0.26
     
    56
    0.33
    34. Alcohol
    579
    0.24
     
    9
    0.05
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    514
    0.22
     
    198
    1.16
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    479
    0.20
     
    71
    0.41
    37. Low Birth Weight
    451
    0.19
     
    179
    1.05
    38. Uterin Cancer
    400
    0.17
     
    77
    0.45
    39. Fires
    390
    0.16
     
    13
    0.08
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    354
    0.15
     
    26
    0.15
    41. Other Neoplasms
    294
    0.12
     
    144
    0.84
    42. Violence
    293
    0.12
     
    983
    5.74
    43. Epilepsy
    279
    0.12
     
    45
    0.26
    44. Asthma
    269
    0.11
     
    75
    0.44
    45. HIV/AIDS
    208
    0.09
     
    874
    5.10
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    187
    0.08
     
    27
    0.16
    47. Endocrine Disorders
    145
    0.06
     
    332
    1.94
    48. Poisonings
    144
    0.06
     
    13
    0.08
    49. Malnutrition
    100
    0.04
     
    50
    0.29
    50. Encephalitis
    91
    0.04
     
    14
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Romania ROMANIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.56
    15
     
    14.26
    82
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.50
    60
     
    22.48
    31
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.63
    17
     
    11.21
    65
    4. Prostate Cancer
    14.05
    110
     
    54.68
    7
    5. Cervical Cancer
    12.00
    71
     
    14.56
    54
    6. Stomach Cancer
    9.99
    41
     
    7.85
    62
    7. Liver Cancer
    8.65
    45
     
    2.74
    167
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    8.11
    25
     
    3.23
    97
    9. Oral Cancer
    7.76
    13
     
    1.45
    154
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.84
    42
     
    3.88
    105
    11. Leukemia
    4.52
    58
     
    4.29
    68
    12. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    26
     
    1.89
    91
    13. Lymphomas
    4.03
    119
     
    7.98
    16
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.91
    29
     
    0.49
    162
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.35
    81
     
    5.08
    16
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.29
    96
     
    2.10
    103
     
     
     
    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.