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Compare United States and Malaysia 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   Malaysia MALAYSIA
           
    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
     
    52.8
    55.9
    54.3
    80
    81
    81
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    60.0
    63.2
    61.6
    71
    74
    76
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    65.0
    68.8
    66.9
    60
    76
    68
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    68.2
    72.5
    70.3
    53
    74
    60
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    70.2
    74.9
    72.4
    55
    66
    63
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    71.9
    76.5
    74.1
    62
    77
    67
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    73.2
    77.6
    75.3
    63
    80
    71
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Malaysia MALAYSIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
     
    73.2
    77.6
    63
    80
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    73.8
    78.2
    70
    84
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    73.9
    78.3
    70
    84
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
     
    74.0
    78.4
    71
    84
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
     
    74.3
    78.4
    70
    84
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
     
    74.6
    78.5
    70
    85
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
     
    74.8
    78.7
    72
    87
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
     
    75.1
    78.8
    77
    89
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
     
    75.5
    79.0
    76
    90
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
     
    76.0
    79.3
    76
    91
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
     
    76.7
    79.7
    74
    91
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
     
    77.6
    80.3
    73
    92
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
     
    78.9
    81.1
    71
    90
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
     
    80.3
    82.1
    72
    91
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
     
    82.1
    83.3
    71
    92
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
     
    84.4
    85.1
    70
    94
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
     
    86.9
    87.2
    75
    101
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
    89.8
    90.1
    86
    104
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Malaysia MALAYSIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.89
    130
     
    137.02
    63
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    44.41
    8
     
    23.73
    45
    3. Lung Disease
    32.01
    43
     
    23.73
    79
    4. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    19.29
    62
    5. Stroke
    23.69
    178
     
    71.50
    113
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    20.04
    55
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.21
    138
     
    18.57
    120
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.91
    147
     
    74.61
    54
    9. Suicide
    12.70
    47
     
    6.33
    134
    10. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    5.40
    161
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    10.76
    71
    12. Kidney Disease
    10.90
    117
     
    15.08
    89
    13. Liver Disease
    10.21
    127
     
    9.18
    134
    14. Drug Use
    10.21
    5
     
    1.12
    98
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.04
    127
     
    24.51
    59
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.11
    60
     
    2.79
    142
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    3.61
    91
    18. Hypertension
    7.42
    138
     
    2.62
    173
    19. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    4.79
    96
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.40
    76
     
    5.32
    99
    21. Falls
    5.95
    81
     
    2.94
    143
    22. Violence
    5.53
    88
     
    3.92
    111
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    5.38
    55
    24. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    4.18
    75
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    4.76
    3
     
    0.78
    117
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    7.62
    52
    27. Other Injuries
    4.38
    158
     
    7.01
    106
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.08
    150
     
    4.79
    137
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    1.52
    124
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.30
    135
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.06
    77
     
    3.58
    59
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    1.78
    105
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.01
    144
     
    3.25
    142
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.90
    131
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    4.97
    125
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    4.06
    128
    37. Alcohol
    2.26
    64
     
    1.24
    113
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    4.29
    60
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.01
    115
     
    1.49
    132
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.72
    109
     
    23.84
    50
    41. Drownings
    1.13
    145
     
    2.31
    117
    42. Poisonings
    1.10
    76
     
    0.63
    106
    43. Asthma
    0.95
    148
     
    5.10
    84
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.92
    8
     
    0.07
    161
    45. Skin Disease
    0.87
    128
     
    4.25
    35
    46. Fires
    0.73
    136
     
    1.40
    101
    47. Malnutrition
    0.64
    120
     
    0.21
    144
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    162
     
    1.63
    103
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    173
     
    4.16
    74
    50. Epilepsy
    0.58
    177
     
    0.69
    169
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Malaysia MALAYSIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    479,223
    20.90
     
    30,598
    22.13
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    263,916
    11.51
     
    4,766
    3.45
    3. Lung Disease
    181,735
    7.93
     
    5,037
    3.64
    4. Lung Cancers
    161,533
    7.05
     
    4,644
    3.36
    5. Stroke
    131,954
    5.76
     
    15,642
    11.31
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80,463
    3.51
     
    16,215
    11.73
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    79,936
    3.49
     
    4,268
    3.09
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60,418
    2.64
     
    2,594
    1.88
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,823
    2.61
     
    3,478
    2.52
    10. Breast Cancer
    47,291
    2.06
     
    2,783
    2.01
    11. Liver Disease
    46,942
    2.05
     
    2,286
    1.65
    12. Suicide
    45,986
    2.01
     
    1,752
    1.27
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    40,559
    1.77
     
    881
    0.64
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    40,035
    1.75
     
    663
    0.48
    15. Hypertension
    39,414
    1.72
     
    585
    0.42
    16. Lymphomas
    39,322
    1.72
     
    1,243
    0.90
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    34,908
    1.52
     
    6,777
    4.90
    18. Drug Use
    34,010
    1.48
     
    310
    0.22
    19. Falls
    32,672
    1.43
     
    686
    0.50
    20. Prostate Cancer
    32,107
    1.40
     
    584
    0.42
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    31,866
    1.39
     
    1,318
    0.95
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    28,106
    1.23
     
    168
    0.12
    23. Leukemia
    27,048
    1.18
     
    1,139
    0.82
    24. Liver Cancer
    24,566
    1.07
     
    1,904
    1.38
    25. Other Injuries
    20,113
    0.88
     
    1,855
    1.34
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,091
    0.79
     
    299
    0.22
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,208
    0.75
     
    367
    0.27
    28. Violence
    16,936
    0.74
     
    1,151
    0.83
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,503
    0.72
     
    882
    0.64
    30. Skin Cancers
    14,749
    0.64
     
    215
    0.16
    31. Ovary Cancer
    14,698
    0.64
     
    727
    0.53
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,025
    0.57
     
    946
    0.68
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    11,008
    0.48
     
    1,344
    0.97
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,810
    0.47
     
    354
    0.26
    35. Oral Cancer
    10,515
    0.46
     
    1,140
    0.82
    36. Alcohol
    9,324
    0.41
     
    335
    0.24
    37. Uterin Cancer
    7,968
    0.35
     
    232
    0.17
    38. Cervical Cancer
    7,479
    0.33
     
    656
    0.47
    39. Low Birth Weight
    6,687
    0.29
     
    909
    0.66
    40. HIV/AIDS
    6,660
    0.29
     
    7,235
    5.23
    41. Skin Disease
    4,608
    0.20
     
    957
    0.69
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,462
    0.19
     
    18
    0.01
    43. Asthma
    4,032
    0.18
     
    1,258
    0.91
    44. Poisonings
    3,852
    0.17
     
    175
    0.13
    45. Drownings
    3,685
    0.16
     
    649
    0.47
    46. Malnutrition
    3,564
    0.16
     
    45
    0.03
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,259
    0.14
     
    395
    0.29
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,118
    0.14
     
    905
    0.65
    49. Anemia
    3,071
    0.13
     
    20
    0.01
    50. Fires
    2,938
    0.13
     
    346
    0.25
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Malaysia MALAYSIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    19.29
    62
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    20.04
    55
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    5.40
    161
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    10.76
    71
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    3.61
    91
    6. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    4.79
    96
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    5.38
    55
    8. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    4.18
    75
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    7.62
    52
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    1.52
    124
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.30
    135
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    1.78
    105
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.90
    131
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    4.97
    125
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    4.06
    128
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    4.29
    60
     
     
     
    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.