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Compare Samoa and Nigeria 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
     
      Samoa SAMOA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    47.0
    53.6
    50.2
    101
    89
    95
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Samoa SAMOA   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Samoa SAMOA   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    131.75
    66
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
     
    43.92
    50
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
     
    120.00
    41
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
     
    13.32
    98
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
     
    228.17
    2
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
     
    21.14
    102
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
     
    24.75
    58
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
     
    14.77
    122
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
     
    15.17
    79
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
     
    50.71
    11
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
     
    6.49
    74
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
     
    19.56
    10
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
     
    13.90
    37
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
     
    2.45
    169
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
     
    17.16
    6
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
     
    46.41
    12
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
     
    21.16
    31
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
     
    30.08
    7
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
     
    24.87
    10
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
     
    14.79
    33
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
     
    22.63
    8
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
     
    4.21
    147
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
     
    3.71
    48
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
     
    4.41
    45
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
     
    1.19
    179
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
     
    13.01
    23
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
     
    127.79
    4
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
     
    10.41
    47
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
     
    7.43
    41
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
     
    21.18
    2
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
     
    5.81
    51
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
     
    17.12
    19
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
     
    3.05
    143
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
     
    4.65
    102
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
     
    23.20
    8
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
     
    1.75
    153
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
     
    40.30
    3
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
     
    190.61
    1
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
     
    1.15
    81
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
     
    29.56
    6
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
     
    6.57
    27
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
     
    0.41
    38
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
     
    3.96
    46
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
     
    5.20
    28
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
     
    2.89
    21
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
     
    2.32
    116
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    0.47
    179
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
     
    2.09
    125
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
     
    1.67
    23
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
     
    2.29
    59
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Samoa SAMOA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
     
    30,922
    1.52
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
     
    83,379
    4.10
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
     
    12,605
    0.62
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
     
    305,460
    15.03
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
     
    14,311
    0.70
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
     
    37,562
    1.85
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
     
    7,809
    0.38
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
     
    10,864
    0.53
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
     
    48,704
    2.40
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
     
    87,318
    4.30
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
     
    48,789
    2.40
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
     
    6,336
    0.31
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
     
    42,961
    2.11
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
     
    11,894
    0.59
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
     
    1,983
    0.10
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
     
    18,095
    0.89
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
     
    39,645
    1.95
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
     
    3,648
    0.18
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
     
    961
    0.05
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
     
    3,897
    0.19
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
     
    3,321
    0.16
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
     
    186,218
    9.16
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
     
    81,448
    4.01
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
     
    15,670
    0.77
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
     
    17,843
    0.88
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    12,765
    0.63
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    14,932
    0.73
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    8,757
    0.43
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
     
    21,350
    1.05
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
     
    40,609
    2.00
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
     
    12,087
    0.59
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
     
    5,412
    0.27
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
     
    4,421
    0.22
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
     
    1,747
    0.09
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
     
    175,124
    8.62
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
     
    58,231
    2.87
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
     
    63,909
    3.14
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
     
    1,409
    0.07
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
     
    654
    0.03
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
     
    10,148
    0.50
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
     
    11,345
    0.56
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
     
    3,317
    0.16
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
     
    304
    0.01
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    1,947
    0.10
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    341
    0.02
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    1,870
    0.09
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
     
    3,545
    0.17
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
     
    2,579
    0.13
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
     
    8,655
    0.43
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Samoa SAMOA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
     
    2.45
    169
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
     
    46.41
    12
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
     
    21.16
    31
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
     
    30.08
    7
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
     
    4.21
    147
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
     
    1.19
    179
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
     
    13.01
    23
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
     
    3.05
    143
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
     
    4.65
    102
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
     
    1.75
    153
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
     
    2.32
    116
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    0.47
    179
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
     
    2.09
    125
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
     
    0.60
    154
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
     
    1.78
    104
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
     
    0.94
    159
     
     
     
    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.