Comparing Health in Cuba & The USA / Comparación de salud
		en Cuba y los EE. UU.

Statistics

Statistical Comparison of Health in Cuba and the USA
Stat Cuba USA Sources/Notes
Population and Finances
Total Population (2016) 11,476,000 322,180,000
Population Median Age 40.1 (2013) 37.4 (2013)
Gross National Income per capita $18,520 (2011) $53,960 (2013)
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) $2,475 $9,403
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 11.1% 17.1%
Healthcare Workers
Physicians per 10,000 people (2007-2013) 67.2 24.5
Average Cost of Medical School Tuition, room and board are free.
Students also receive a monthly stipend.
$34,592 (in-state public),
$58,668 (out-of-state public),
$50,000+ (private),
not including books, room and board
Nurses and midwives (per 1,000 people) 7.8 (2017) 8.6 (2015)
Health Indicators - Pregnancy & Infancy
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 2018) 5 6
Infant mortality (deaths/1,000 live births) 4.4 5.8
Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births (2015) 39 14
Health Indicators - General & Adulthood
Life Expectancy at Birth (m/f) years 2016 77/81 76/81
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2016) 116/68 142/86
HIV/AIDS prevalence 0.4% (2016) 0.3% (2015)
Suicides per 100,000 people in 2016 10.1 (both sexes), 16.4 (male), 4.1 (female) 13.7 (both sexes), 21.1 (male), 6.4 (female)
Mean BMI (2014) 26.2 (both sexes), 26.7 (female), 25.6 (male) 32.5 (both sexes), 32.8 (female), 32.1 (male)
Prevalance of Diabetes 8.7% (male) 11.8% (female) 10.2% (total) 9.8% (male)8.3% (female) 9.1% (total)

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