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Compare Sao Tome 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
     
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   Gabon GABON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
     
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
     
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
     
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
     
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
     
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
     
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
     
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
     
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
     
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
     
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
     
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
     
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
     
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
     
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
     
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
     
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
     
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
     
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    112.64
    53
     
    103.58
    64
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    101.05
    28
     
    97.67
    33
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    94.70
    121
     
    98.20
    119
    4. Lung Disease
    60.20
    9
     
    26.53
    63
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    47.90
    2
     
    25.99
    51
    6. Liver Disease
    47.60
    14
     
    21.65
    65
    7. Kidney Disease
    40.64
    12
     
    11.38
    114
    8. Malaria
    40.52
    19
     
    25.21
    33
    9. HIV/AIDS
    33.69
    38
     
    97.97
    21
    10. Cervical Cancer
    22.48
    23
     
    8.19
    89
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    19.99
    56
     
    23.86
    52
    12. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    75
     
    10.59
    131
    13. Lung Cancers
    17.95
    68
     
    6.21
    128
    14. Stomach Cancer
    17.70
    9
     
    2.35
    170
    15. Asthma
    16.94
    24
     
    8.54
    72
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    136
     
    52.63
    35
    17. Malnutrition
    14.89
    28
     
    6.28
    51
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    118
     
    6.43
    175
    19. Falls
    13.09
    27
     
    6.04
    78
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.65
    136
     
    23.28
    48
    21. Low Birth Weight
    11.82
    65
     
    16.71
    38
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    61
     
    3.78
    159
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    10.43
    57
     
    12.03
    39
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    9.89
    46
     
    11.63
    35
    25. Birth Trauma
    9.21
    61
     
    12.00
    44
    26. Tuberculosis
    8.51
    79
     
    86.56
    12
    27. Other Injuries
    7.49
    101
     
    9.18
    76
    28. Measles
    6.94
    12
     
    3.47
    20
    29. Violence
    6.59
    79
     
    9.64
    53
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.84
    23
     
    3.71
    61
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.30
    100
     
    7.62
    56
    32. Maternal Conditions
    5.23
    50
     
    8.09
    43
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    65
     
    0.93
    163
    34. Lymphomas
    4.63
    103
     
    2.86
    138
    35. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    17
     
    1.90
    90
    36. Hypertension
    4.58
    156
     
    25.30
    36
    37. Meningitis
    4.51
    53
     
    7.52
    42
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.44
    45
     
    2.83
    79
    39. Ovary Cancer
    3.91
    104
     
    3.68
    117
    40. Tetanus
    3.52
    10
     
    0.52
    56
    41. Leukemia
    3.32
    113
     
    1.39
    160
    42. Uterin Cancer
    3.30
    44
     
    2.57
    73
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.14
    88
     
    3.92
    77
    44. Suicide
    2.67
    176
     
    12.51
    51
    45. Epilepsy
    2.51
    63
     
    4.02
    41
    46. Skin Disease
    2.46
    71
     
    4.14
    36
    47. Drownings
    2.33
    116
     
    6.09
    60
    48. Schistosomiasis
    2.13
    39
     
    2.69
    37
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    179
     
    4.54
    112
    50. Encephalitis
    1.54
    33
     
    0.54
    96
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   Gabon GABON
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    121
    11.30
     
    1,345
    10.54
    2. Stroke
    93
    8.68
     
    1,141
    8.94
    3. Malaria
    74
    6.91
     
    405
    3.17
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    74
    6.91
     
    1,079
    8.45
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    64
    5.98
     
    391
    3.06
    6. HIV/AIDS
    48
    4.48
     
    1,376
    10.78
    7. Lung Disease
    48
    4.48
     
    292
    2.29
    8. Liver Disease
    46
    4.30
     
    249
    1.95
    9. Low Birth Weight
    40
    3.73
     
    451
    3.53
    10. Kidney Disease
    40
    3.73
     
    135
    1.06
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    39
    3.64
     
    383
    3.00
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    32
    2.99
     
    302
    2.37
    13. Birth Trauma
    31
    2.89
     
    324
    2.54
    14. Malnutrition
    28
    2.61
     
    96
    0.75
    15. Measles
    23
    2.15
     
    93
    0.73
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    17
    1.59
     
    173
    1.36
    17. Asthma
    16
    1.49
     
    103
    0.81
    18. Falls
    16
    1.49
     
    78
    0.61
    19. Stomach Cancer
    14
    1.31
     
    27
    0.21
    20. Lung Cancers
    14
    1.31
     
    69
    0.54
    21. Other Injuries
    14
    1.31
     
    152
    1.19
    22. Diabetes Mellitus
    12
    1.12
     
    579
    4.54
    23. Violence
    12
    1.12
     
    155
    1.21
    24. Cervical Cancer
    11
    1.03
     
    47
    0.37
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10
    0.93
     
    255
    2.00
    26. Maternal Conditions
    9
    0.84
     
    133
    1.04
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9
    0.84
     
    45
    0.35
    28. Meningitis
    8
    0.75
     
    128
    1.00
    29. Breast Cancer
    8
    0.75
     
    38
    0.30
    30. Tuberculosis
    7
    0.65
     
    1,044
    8.18
    31. Prostate Cancer
    6
    0.56
     
    51
    0.40
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.56
     
    45
    0.35
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6
    0.56
     
    93
    0.73
    34. Tetanus
    5
    0.47
     
    10
    0.08
    35. Lymphomas
    5
    0.47
     
    40
    0.31
    36. Drownings
    5
    0.47
     
    116
    0.91
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    4
    0.37
     
    32
    0.25
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    4
    0.37
     
    10
    0.08
    39. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.37
     
    21
    0.16
    40. Leukemia
    4
    0.37
     
    17
    0.13
    41. Epilepsy
    4
    0.37
     
    66
    0.52
    42. Hypertension
    4
    0.37
     
    278
    2.18
    43. Suicide
    4
    0.37
     
    189
    1.48
    44. Encephalitis
    3
    0.28
     
    9
    0.07
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.28
     
    45
    0.35
    46. Poisonings
    3
    0.28
     
    26
    0.20
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2
    0.19
     
    32
    0.25
    48. Anemia
    2
    0.19
     
    81
    0.63
    49. Liver Cancer
    2
    0.19
     
    55
    0.43
    50. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.19
     
    21
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    22.48
    23
     
    8.19
    89
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    75
     
    10.59
    131
    3. Lung Cancers
    17.95
    68
     
    6.21
    128
    4. Stomach Cancer
    17.70
    9
     
    2.35
    170
    5. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    118
     
    6.43
    175
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    61
     
    3.78
    159
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    65
     
    0.93
    163
    8. Lymphomas
    4.63
    103
     
    2.86
    138
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    17
     
    1.90
    90
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.44
    45
     
    2.83
    79
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.91
    104
     
    3.68
    117
    12. Leukemia
    3.32
    113
     
    1.39
    160
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.30
    44
     
    2.57
    73
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    179
     
    4.54
    112
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.29
    162
     
    3.98
    68
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.68
    145
     
    0.83
    135
     
     
     
    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.