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Compare United States and India 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
     
      United States UNITED STATES   India INDIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
     
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    67.4
    70.3
    68.8
    118
    128
    125
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   India INDIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
     
    67.4
    70.3
    118
    128
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    70.3
    73.8
    105
    123
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    70.5
    74.1
    105
    123
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
     
    70.7
    74.2
    105
    123
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
     
    70.9
    74.6
    107
    123
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
     
    71.4
    75.0
    109
    120
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
     
    71.8
    75.3
    110
    119
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
     
    72.3
    75.7
    110
    119
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
     
    73.0
    76.1
    109
    116
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
     
    73.8
    76.5
    111
    120
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
     
    74.7
    77.1
    106
    122
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
     
    75.8
    77.8
    105
    124
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
     
    77.2
    78.8
    105
    124
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
     
    79.0
    80.2
    104
    121
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
     
    81.2
    82.1
    91
    115
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
     
    83.9
    84.6
    79
    105
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
     
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    93
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
    90.4
    90.7
    63
    80
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   India INDIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.89
    130
     
    146.11
    56
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    44.41
    8
     
    14.57
    124
    3. Lung Disease
    32.01
    43
     
    96.92
    4
    4. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    8.14
    109
    5. Stroke
    23.69
    178
     
    71.48
    114
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    13.71
    123
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.21
    138
     
    31.41
    84
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.91
    147
     
    64.03
    62
    9. Suicide
    12.70
    47
     
    16.05
    24
    10. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    3.10
    172
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    5.10
    133
    12. Kidney Disease
    10.90
    117
     
    25.35
    39
    13. Liver Disease
    10.21
    127
     
    22.93
    63
    14. Drug Use
    10.21
    5
     
    1.40
    85
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.04
    127
     
    22.51
    67
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.11
    60
     
    2.42
    154
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    1.54
    140
    18. Hypertension
    7.42
    138
     
    16.06
    70
    19. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    2.66
    147
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.40
    76
     
    1.48
    181
    21. Falls
    5.95
    81
     
    20.92
    3
    22. Violence
    5.53
    88
     
    4.45
    102
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    3.93
    103
    24. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    2.34
    143
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    4.76
    3
     
    0.42
    169
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    2.73
    168
    27. Other Injuries
    4.38
    158
     
    11.00
    63
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.08
    150
     
    8.33
    95
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    3.96
    52
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.05
    151
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.06
    77
     
    1.34
    146
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    0.94
    160
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.01
    144
     
    23.62
    17
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.43
    166
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    12.46
    68
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    5.77
    86
    37. Alcohol
    2.26
    64
     
    0.70
    142
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    8.69
    8
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.01
    115
     
    40.22
    37
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.72
    109
     
    5.22
    87
    41. Drownings
    1.13
    145
     
    4.91
    77
    42. Poisonings
    1.10
    76
     
    2.06
    47
    43. Asthma
    0.95
    148
     
    11.35
    55
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.92
    8
     
    0.40
    40
    45. Skin Disease
    0.87
    128
     
    1.13
    116
    46. Fires
    0.73
    136
     
    4.15
    55
    47. Malnutrition
    0.64
    120
     
    4.98
    60
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    162
     
    10.30
    5
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    173
     
    5.79
    53
    50. Epilepsy
    0.58
    177
     
    2.52
    62
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   India INDIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    479,223
    20.90
     
    1,446,853
    16.44
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    263,916
    11.51
     
    126,731
    1.44
    3. Lung Disease
    181,735
    7.93
     
    896,779
    10.19
    4. Lung Cancers
    161,533
    7.05
     
    84,904
    0.96
    5. Stroke
    131,954
    5.76
     
    694,258
    7.89
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80,463
    3.51
     
    648,220
    7.37
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    79,936
    3.49
     
    298,243
    3.39
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60,418
    2.64
     
    53,394
    0.61
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,823
    2.61
     
    257,862
    2.93
    10. Breast Cancer
    47,291
    2.06
     
    76,356
    0.87
    11. Liver Disease
    46,942
    2.05
     
    259,749
    2.95
    12. Suicide
    45,986
    2.01
     
    206,278
    2.34
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    40,559
    1.77
     
    15,743
    0.18
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    40,035
    1.75
     
    26,223
    0.30
    15. Hypertension
    39,414
    1.72
     
    160,001
    1.82
    16. Lymphomas
    39,322
    1.72
     
    29,342
    0.33
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    34,908
    1.52
     
    278,383
    3.16
    18. Drug Use
    34,010
    1.48
     
    17,132
    0.19
    19. Falls
    32,672
    1.43
     
    204,603
    2.32
    20. Prostate Cancer
    32,107
    1.40
     
    13,586
    0.15
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    31,866
    1.39
     
    16,989
    0.19
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    28,106
    1.23
     
    4,162
    0.05
    23. Leukemia
    27,048
    1.18
     
    27,756
    0.32
    24. Liver Cancer
    24,566
    1.07
     
    28,552
    0.32
    25. Other Injuries
    20,113
    0.88
     
    130,822
    1.49
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,091
    0.79
     
    10,510
    0.12
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,208
    0.75
     
    41,255
    0.47
    28. Violence
    16,936
    0.74
     
    52,987
    0.60
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,503
    0.72
     
    14,329
    0.16
    30. Skin Cancers
    14,749
    0.64
     
    4,359
    0.05
    31. Ovary Cancer
    14,698
    0.64
     
    21,684
    0.25
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,025
    0.57
     
    61,372
    0.70
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    11,008
    0.48
     
    116,118
    1.32
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,810
    0.47
     
    431,178
    4.90
    35. Oral Cancer
    10,515
    0.46
     
    94,354
    1.07
    36. Alcohol
    9,324
    0.41
     
    7,841
    0.09
    37. Uterin Cancer
    7,968
    0.35
     
    4,984
    0.06
    38. Cervical Cancer
    7,479
    0.33
     
    68,906
    0.78
    39. Low Birth Weight
    6,687
    0.29
     
    329,864
    3.75
    40. HIV/AIDS
    6,660
    0.29
     
    67,170
    0.76
    41. Skin Disease
    4,608
    0.20
     
    11,153
    0.13
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,462
    0.19
     
    4,977
    0.06
    43. Asthma
    4,032
    0.18
     
    110,369
    1.25
    44. Poisonings
    3,852
    0.17
     
    24,690
    0.28
    45. Drownings
    3,685
    0.16
     
    63,004
    0.72
    46. Malnutrition
    3,564
    0.16
     
    52,285
    0.59
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,259
    0.14
     
    110,869
    1.26
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,118
    0.14
     
    57,658
    0.66
    49. Anemia
    3,071
    0.13
     
    8,934
    0.10
    50. Fires
    2,938
    0.13
     
    51,222
    0.58
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   India INDIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    8.14
    109
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    13.71
    123
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    3.10
    172
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    5.10
    133
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    1.54
    140
    6. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    2.66
    147
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    3.93
    103
    8. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    2.34
    143
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    2.73
    168
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    3.96
    52
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.05
    151
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    0.94
    160
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.43
    166
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    12.46
    68
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    5.77
    86
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    8.69
    8
     
     
     
    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.