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Compare United States and Niger 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   Niger NIGER
           
    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
     
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Niger NIGER
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
     
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
     
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
     
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
     
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
     
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
     
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
     
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
     
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
     
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
     
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
     
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
     
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
     
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
     
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
     
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Niger NIGER
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.89
    130
     
    116.43
    91
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    44.41
    8
     
    14.66
    123
    3. Lung Disease
    32.01
    43
     
    24.86
    74
    4. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    0.47
    183
    5. Stroke
    23.69
    178
     
    114.59
    52
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    15.11
    114
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.21
    138
     
    25.99
    98
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.91
    147
     
    165.84
    6
    9. Suicide
    12.70
    47
     
    8.19
    119
    10. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    9.11
    140
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    4.37
    143
    12. Kidney Disease
    10.90
    117
     
    14.94
    90
    13. Liver Disease
    10.21
    127
     
    39.80
    20
    14. Drug Use
    10.21
    5
     
    1.48
    78
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.04
    127
     
    35.37
    25
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.11
    60
     
    8.98
    53
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    1.61
    139
    18. Hypertension
    7.42
    138
     
    12.76
    98
    19. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    1.80
    174
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.40
    76
     
    3.75
    143
    21. Falls
    5.95
    81
     
    12.60
    31
    22. Violence
    5.53
    88
     
    10.87
    42
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    6.60
    23
    24. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    1.19
    165
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    4.76
    3
     
    0.64
    138
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    5.68
    85
    27. Other Injuries
    4.38
    158
     
    19.76
    20
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.08
    150
     
    10.95
    49
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    0.72
    166
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.44
    125
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.06
    77
     
    1.89
    119
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    1.51
    117
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.01
    144
     
    20.03
    22
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.77
    141
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    7.25
    103
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    1.90
    176
    37. Alcohol
    2.26
    64
     
    1.80
    82
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    2.45
    105
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.01
    115
     
    89.68
    13
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.72
    109
     
    26.40
    46
    41. Drownings
    1.13
    145
     
    8.26
    30
    42. Poisonings
    1.10
    76
     
    2.93
    19
    43. Asthma
    0.95
    148
     
    16.37
    27
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.92
    8
     
    0.10
    130
    45. Skin Disease
    0.87
    128
     
    2.06
    81
    46. Fires
    0.73
    136
     
    5.72
    39
    47. Malnutrition
    0.64
    120
     
    24.01
    12
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    162
     
    4.32
    49
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    173
     
    9.19
    16
    50. Epilepsy
    0.58
    177
     
    3.43
    49
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Niger NIGER
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    479,223
    20.90
     
    7,666
    4.76
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    263,916
    11.51
     
    804
    0.50
    3. Lung Disease
    181,735
    7.93
     
    1,681
    1.04
    4. Lung Cancers
    161,533
    7.05
     
    42
    0.03
    5. Stroke
    131,954
    5.76
     
    8,064
    5.01
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80,463
    3.51
     
    27,892
    17.32
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    79,936
    3.49
     
    1,860
    1.15
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60,418
    2.64
     
    415
    0.26
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,823
    2.61
     
    1,374
    0.85
    10. Breast Cancer
    47,291
    2.06
     
    765
    0.47
    11. Liver Disease
    46,942
    2.05
     
    3,568
    2.22
    12. Suicide
    45,986
    2.01
     
    822
    0.51
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    40,559
    1.77
     
    134
    0.08
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    40,035
    1.75
     
    2,032
    1.26
    15. Hypertension
    39,414
    1.72
     
    886
    0.55
    16. Lymphomas
    39,322
    1.72
     
    218
    0.14
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    34,908
    1.52
     
    5,648
    3.51
    18. Drug Use
    34,010
    1.48
     
    157
    0.10
    19. Falls
    32,672
    1.43
     
    1,133
    0.70
    20. Prostate Cancer
    32,107
    1.40
     
    243
    0.15
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    31,866
    1.39
     
    362
    0.22
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    28,106
    1.23
     
    37
    0.02
    23. Leukemia
    27,048
    1.18
     
    140
    0.09
    24. Liver Cancer
    24,566
    1.07
     
    563
    0.35
    25. Other Injuries
    20,113
    0.88
     
    3,471
    2.16
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,091
    0.79
     
    112
    0.07
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,208
    0.75
     
    68
    0.04
    28. Violence
    16,936
    0.74
     
    1,984
    1.23
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,503
    0.72
     
    172
    0.11
    30. Skin Cancers
    14,749
    0.64
     
    66
    0.04
    31. Ovary Cancer
    14,698
    0.64
     
    306
    0.19
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,025
    0.57
     
    195
    0.12
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    11,008
    0.48
     
    4,157
    2.58
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,810
    0.47
     
    16,180
    10.05
    35. Oral Cancer
    10,515
    0.46
     
    226
    0.14
    36. Alcohol
    9,324
    0.41
     
    178
    0.11
    37. Uterin Cancer
    7,968
    0.35
     
    59
    0.04
    38. Cervical Cancer
    7,479
    0.33
     
    345
    0.21
    39. Low Birth Weight
    6,687
    0.29
     
    9,370
    5.82
    40. HIV/AIDS
    6,660
    0.29
     
    3,531
    2.19
    41. Skin Disease
    4,608
    0.20
     
    179
    0.11
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,462
    0.19
     
    9
    0.01
    43. Asthma
    4,032
    0.18
     
    1,333
    0.83
    44. Poisonings
    3,852
    0.17
     
    711
    0.44
    45. Drownings
    3,685
    0.16
     
    1,917
    1.19
    46. Malnutrition
    3,564
    0.16
     
    7,053
    4.38
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,259
    0.14
     
    374
    0.23
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,118
    0.14
     
    808
    0.50
    49. Anemia
    3,071
    0.13
     
    262
    0.16
    50. Fires
    2,938
    0.13
     
    928
    0.58
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Niger NIGER
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    0.47
    183
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    15.11
    114
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    9.11
    140
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    4.37
    143
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    1.61
    139
    6. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    1.80
    174
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    6.60
    23
    8. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    1.19
    165
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    5.68
    85
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    0.72
    166
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    1.44
    125
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    1.51
    117
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.77
    141
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    7.25
    103
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    1.90
    176
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    2.45
    105
     
     
     
    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.