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Compare United States and Sao Tome 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   Sao Tome SAO TOME
           
    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
     
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Sao Tome SAO TOME
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
     
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
     
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
     
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
     
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
     
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
     
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
     
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
     
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
     
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
     
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
     
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
     
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
     
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
     
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
     
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
     
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Sao Tome SAO TOME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.89
    130
     
    94.70
    121
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    44.41
    8
     
    12.65
    136
    3. Lung Disease
    32.01
    43
     
    60.20
    9
    4. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    17.95
    68
    5. Stroke
    23.69
    178
     
    112.64
    53
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    14.68
    118
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.21
    138
     
    15.27
    136
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.91
    147
     
    101.05
    28
    9. Suicide
    12.70
    47
     
    2.67
    176
    10. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    18.01
    75
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    11.56
    61
    12. Kidney Disease
    10.90
    117
     
    40.64
    12
    13. Liver Disease
    10.21
    127
     
    47.60
    14
    14. Drug Use
    10.21
    5
     
    0.65
    140
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.04
    127
     
    47.90
    2
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.11
    60
     
    9.89
    46
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    5.19
    65
    18. Hypertension
    7.42
    138
     
    4.58
    156
    19. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    4.63
    103
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.40
    76
     
    5.30
    100
    21. Falls
    5.95
    81
     
    13.09
    27
    22. Violence
    5.53
    88
     
    6.59
    79
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    3.91
    104
    24. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    3.32
    113
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    4.76
    3
     
    1.21
    78
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    1.91
    179
    27. Other Injuries
    4.38
    158
     
    7.49
    101
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.08
    150
     
    10.43
    57
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    4.44
    45
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    4.59
    17
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.06
    77
     
    1.51
    135
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    3.30
    44
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.01
    144
     
    11.82
    65
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.68
    145
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    22.48
    23
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    17.70
    9
    37. Alcohol
    2.26
    64
     
    1.04
    124
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    1.29
    162
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.01
    115
     
    19.99
    56
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.72
    109
     
    33.69
    38
    41. Drownings
    1.13
    145
     
    2.33
    116
    42. Poisonings
    1.10
    76
     
    1.28
    69
    43. Asthma
    0.95
    148
     
    16.94
    24
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.92
    8
     
    0.05
    175
    45. Skin Disease
    0.87
    128
     
    2.46
    71
    46. Fires
    0.73
    136
     
    0.94
    125
    47. Malnutrition
    0.64
    120
     
    14.89
    28
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    162
     
    5.84
    23
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    173
     
    3.14
    88
    50. Epilepsy
    0.58
    177
     
    2.51
    63
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    479,223
    20.90
     
    74
    6.91
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    263,916
    11.51
     
    10
    0.93
    3. Lung Disease
    181,735
    7.93
     
    48
    4.48
    4. Lung Cancers
    161,533
    7.05
     
    14
    1.31
    5. Stroke
    131,954
    5.76
     
    93
    8.68
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80,463
    3.51
     
    121
    11.30
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    79,936
    3.49
     
    12
    1.12
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60,418
    2.64
     
    9
    0.84
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,823
    2.61
     
    40
    3.73
    10. Breast Cancer
    47,291
    2.06
     
    8
    0.75
    11. Liver Disease
    46,942
    2.05
     
    46
    4.30
    12. Suicide
    45,986
    2.01
     
    4
    0.37
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    40,559
    1.77
     
    4
    0.37
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    40,035
    1.75
     
    17
    1.59
    15. Hypertension
    39,414
    1.72
     
    4
    0.37
    16. Lymphomas
    39,322
    1.72
     
    5
    0.47
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    34,908
    1.52
     
    64
    5.98
    18. Drug Use
    34,010
    1.48
     
    1
    0.09
    19. Falls
    32,672
    1.43
     
    16
    1.49
    20. Prostate Cancer
    32,107
    1.40
     
    6
    0.56
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    31,866
    1.39
     
    6
    0.56
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    28,106
    1.23
     
    1
    0.09
    23. Leukemia
    27,048
    1.18
     
    4
    0.37
    24. Liver Cancer
    24,566
    1.07
     
    2
    0.19
    25. Other Injuries
    20,113
    0.88
     
    14
    1.31
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,091
    0.79
     
    4
    0.37
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,208
    0.75
     
    4
    0.37
    28. Violence
    16,936
    0.74
     
    12
    1.12
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,503
    0.72
     
    1
    0.09
    30. Skin Cancers
    14,749
    0.64
     
    1
    0.09
    31. Ovary Cancer
    14,698
    0.64
     
    2
    0.19
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,025
    0.57
     
    14
    1.31
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    11,008
    0.48
     
    32
    2.99
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,810
    0.47
     
    39
    3.64
    35. Oral Cancer
    10,515
    0.46
     
    1
    0.09
    36. Alcohol
    9,324
    0.41
     
    1
    0.09
    37. Uterin Cancer
    7,968
    0.35
     
    1
    0.09
    38. Cervical Cancer
    7,479
    0.33
     
    11
    1.03
    39. Low Birth Weight
    6,687
    0.29
     
    40
    3.73
    40. HIV/AIDS
    6,660
    0.29
     
    48
    4.48
    41. Skin Disease
    4,608
    0.20
     
    2
    0.19
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,462
    0.19
     
    0
    0.00
    43. Asthma
    4,032
    0.18
     
    16
    1.49
    44. Poisonings
    3,852
    0.17
     
    3
    0.28
    45. Drownings
    3,685
    0.16
     
    5
    0.47
    46. Malnutrition
    3,564
    0.16
     
    28
    2.61
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,259
    0.14
     
    6
    0.56
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,118
    0.14
     
    3
    0.28
    49. Anemia
    3,071
    0.13
     
    2
    0.19
    50. Fires
    2,938
    0.13
     
    2
    0.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.82
    18
     
    17.95
    68
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    83
     
    14.68
    118
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.69
    117
     
    18.01
    75
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.50
    62
     
    11.56
    61
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.52
    33
     
    5.19
    65
    6. Lymphomas
    7.27
    29
     
    4.63
    103
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    60
     
    3.91
    104
    8. Leukemia
    5.21
    23
     
    3.32
    113
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.74
    107
     
    1.91
    179
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.27
    72
     
    4.44
    45
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    55
     
    4.59
    17
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.03
    53
     
    3.30
    44
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.85
    31
     
    0.68
    145
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    142
     
    22.48
    23
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    163
     
    17.70
    9
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    128
     
    1.29
    162
     
     
     
    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.