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Compare Zambia and Nicaragua 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
     
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.8
    46.8
    45.3
    119
    116
    118
     
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
     
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
     
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
     
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
     
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
     
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2016
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
     
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
     
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    Age 5
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
     
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
     
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    Age 15
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
     
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    Age 20
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
     
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    Age 25
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
     
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    Age 30
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
     
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    Age 35
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
     
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
     
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
     
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
     
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    Age 55
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
     
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
     
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    Age 65
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
     
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    Age 70
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
     
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    Age 75
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
     
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    Age 80
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
     
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    Age 85
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
     
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    188.78
    10
     
    6.14
    83
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    90.00
    40
     
    24.91
    109
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.07
    137
     
    100.18
    117
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    79.02
    16
     
    5.32
    75
    5. Stroke
    64.18
    120
     
    49.89
    134
    6. Tuberculosis
    62.59
    21
     
    3.34
    101
    7. Malaria
    42.32
    15
     
    0.06
    65
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.43
    24
     
    16.56
    96
    9. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
     
    17.89
    42
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.05
    103
     
    40.19
    55
    11. Liver Disease
    24.73
    57
     
    33.31
    26
    12. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
     
    20.50
    62
    13. Hypertension
    21.24
    49
     
    13.83
    92
    14. Lung Disease
    20.04
    108
     
    22.37
    91
    15. Meningitis
    16.95
    28
     
    1.47
    85
    16. Malnutrition
    15.57
    26
     
    4.24
    69
    17. Birth Trauma
    14.54
    33
     
    2.99
    90
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    13.71
    24
     
    3.17
    133
    19. Low Birth Weight
    13.11
    54
     
    6.92
    94
    20. Other Injuries
    12.40
    53
     
    6.88
    110
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    11.87
    42
     
    9.35
    74
    22. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
     
    10.45
    154
    23. Violence
    11.65
    36
     
    15.17
    23
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.47
    143
     
    27.08
    35
    25. Anemia
    11.18
    16
     
    0.02
    157
    26. Maternal Conditions
    10.88
    37
     
    2.61
    69
    27. Suicide
    10.88
    77
     
    9.78
    94
    28. Falls
    10.79
    42
     
    5.70
    84
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
     
    0.81
    160
    30. Asthma
    8.21
    73
     
    3.17
    103
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.36
    155
     
    66.77
    1
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.84
    37
     
    2.97
    93
    33. Fires
    6.42
    29
     
    0.75
    134
    34. Drownings
    6.11
    59
     
    4.20
    86
    35. Skin Disease
    5.49
    16
     
    1.16
    115
    36. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
     
    2.70
    144
    37. Epilepsy
    4.79
    31
     
    1.79
    89
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.71
    116
     
    2.97
    157
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.42
    31
     
    1.37
    145
    40. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
     
    10.92
    38
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
     
    6.23
    114
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
     
    2.14
    169
    43. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
     
    10.69
    34
    44. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
     
    0.90
    175
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.97
    77
     
    0.87
    141
    46. Schistosomiasis
    2.90
    34
     
    0.00
    138
    47. Syphilis
    2.86
    29
     
    1.01
    57
    48. Poisonings
    2.41
    37
     
    0.62
    108
    49. Tetanus
    2.28
    19
     
    0.32
    63
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
     
    0.63
    173
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    21,672
    18.73
     
    346
    1.27
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,454
    9.90
     
    1,251
    4.60
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,001
    7.78
     
    315
    1.16
    4. Malaria
    7,242
    6.26
     
    3
    0.01
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,182
    4.48
     
    4,185
    15.39
    6. Birth Trauma
    4,679
    4.04
     
    205
    0.75
    7. Tuberculosis
    4,675
    4.04
     
    152
    0.56
    8. Low Birth Weight
    4,217
    3.64
     
    473
    1.74
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,005
    3.46
     
    907
    3.34
    10. Stroke
    3,939
    3.40
     
    2,095
    7.71
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,407
    2.94
     
    629
    2.31
    12. Malnutrition
    2,649
    2.29
     
    223
    0.82
    13. Meningitis
    2,555
    2.21
     
    86
    0.32
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    2,105
    1.82
     
    163
    0.60
    15. Other Injuries
    1,990
    1.72
     
    375
    1.38
    16. Liver Disease
    1,813
    1.57
     
    1,541
    5.67
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,575
    1.36
     
    1,699
    6.25
    18. Violence
    1,574
    1.36
     
    914
    3.36
    19. Maternal Conditions
    1,485
    1.28
     
    167
    0.61
    20. Cervical Cancer
    1,353
    1.17
     
    450
    1.66
    21. Hypertension
    1,273
    1.10
     
    572
    2.10
    22. Lung Disease
    1,202
    1.04
     
    922
    3.39
    23. Anemia
    1,173
    1.01
     
    1
    0.00
    24. Drownings
    1,130
    0.98
     
    244
    0.90
    25. Suicide
    1,038
    0.90
     
    577
    2.12
    26. Falls
    967
    0.84
     
    256
    0.94
    27. Fires
    851
    0.74
     
    38
    0.14
    28. Syphilis
    762
    0.66
     
    69
    0.25
    29. Epilepsy
    657
    0.57
     
    99
    0.36
    30. Asthma
    630
    0.54
     
    145
    0.53
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    627
    0.54
     
    1,097
    4.04
    32. Kidney Disease
    622
    0.54
     
    2,948
    10.84
    33. Pertussis
    579
    0.50
     
    23
    0.08
    34. Prostate Cancer
    559
    0.48
     
    364
    1.34
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    548
    0.47
     
    33
    0.12
    36. Poisonings
    467
    0.40
     
    34
    0.13
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    463
    0.40
     
    127
    0.47
    38. Lymphomas
    460
    0.40
     
    123
    0.45
    39. Skin Disease
    450
    0.39
     
    53
    0.19
    40. Breast Cancer
    446
    0.39
     
    255
    0.94
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    377
    0.33
     
    142
    0.52
    42. Other Neoplasms
    343
    0.30
     
    66
    0.24
    43. Tetanus
    338
    0.29
     
    22
    0.08
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    274
    0.24
     
    269
    0.99
    45. Stomach Cancer
    266
    0.23
     
    469
    1.73
    46. Liver Cancer
    239
    0.21
     
    459
    1.69
    47. Schistosomiasis
    235
    0.20
     
    0
    0.00
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    230
    0.20
     
    42
    0.15
    49. Oral Cancer
    212
    0.18
     
    41
    0.15
    50. Hepatitis B
    149
    0.13
     
    16
    0.06
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
     
    17.89
    42
    2. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
     
    20.50
    62
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
     
    10.45
    154
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
     
    0.81
    160
    5. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
     
    2.70
    144
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
     
    10.92
    38
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
     
    6.23
    114
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
     
    2.14
    169
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
     
    10.69
    34
    10. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
     
    0.90
    175
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
     
    0.63
    173
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    164
     
    7.21
    119
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.71
    135
     
    4.08
    82
    14. Leukemia
    1.64
    155
     
    3.91
    92
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.30
    129
     
    0.85
    164
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.20
    107
     
    1.25
    101
     
     
     
    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.