HEALTH SITUATION AND INEQUITIES IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS:
ATLAS OF BASIC INDICATORS, 1995-1996


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Contents

    DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS

    • Total Population
    • Crude Birth Rate
    • Average Annual Rate of Population Growth
    • Total Fertility Rate
    • Crude Mortality Rate
    • Life Expectancy at Birth - Total Population
    • Life Expectancy at Birth - Male Population
    • Life Expectancy at Birth - Female Population
    • Percentage of Urban Population
    • Dependency Ratio

     

    SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS

    • Gross National Product (GNP) per Capita
    • Annual GNP Growth Rate
    • Percentage of Population in Poverty
    • Highest 20%:Lowest 20% Income Ratio
    • Literacy Rate - Males
    • Literacy Rate - Females
    • Percentage Population with Drinking Water Supply Services - Urban
    • Percentage Population with Drinking Water Supply Services - Rural
    • Percentage Population with Sewerage and Excreta Disposal Services - Urban
    • Percentage Population with Sewerage and Excreta Disposal Services - Rural

     

    MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY INDICATORS

    • Infant Mortality Rate
    • Under 5 Years Mortality Rate
    • Maternal Mortality Rate
    • Reported Cases of Cholera
    • Reported Cases of Malaria
    • Reported Cases of Dengue
    • Incidence Rate of Tuberculosis Diagnosed by Bacilloscopy
    • Percentage of Newborns with Low Birth Weight
    • Incidence Rate of AIDS
    • Male:Female Ratio of Reported AIDS Cases
    • Registered Deaths from Homicide
    • Registered Deaths from Motor Vehicle Accidents
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Communicable Diseases - Males
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Communicable Diseases - Females
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Malignant Neoplasms - Males
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Malignant Neoplasms - Females
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Diseases of Circulatory System - Males
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from Diseases of Circulatory System - Females
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from External Causes - Males
    • Age-adjusted Mortality Rate from External Causes - Females

     

    INDICATORS OF RESOURCES, ACCESS AND COVERAGE

    • Physicians per Population
    • Nursing Professionals per Population
    • Dentists per Population
    • Hospital Beds per Population
    • National Health Expenditure
    • Total Health Expenditure as a Percentage of the Gross Domestic Product
    • Diphteria, Pertussis and Tetanus Vaccination (DPT 3) Coverage among Children Less than 1 Year of Age
    • Oral Polio Vaccination (OPV3) Coverage among Children Less than 1 Year of Age
    • BCG Vaccination Coverage among Children Less than 1 Year of Age
    • Measles Vaccination Coverage among Children Less than 1 Year of Age
    • Tetanus Toxoid Vaccination Coverage among Women of Fertile Ages Residing in High-risk Areas
    • Use of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) among Children Less than 5 Years of Age
    • Percentage of Prenatal Care by Trained Personnel
    • Percentage of Attended Births by Trained Personnel
    • Percentage of Use of Contraceptive Methods