Improvement of the mortality rate of the population of The Americas since 1985 is evidenced in this data visualization. As a result of public health policies and actions, risks to die have consistently decreased in young populations.
General mortality rate in 1-4 years old age group has decreased from 1985 to 2006 47% in Andean, 64% in Central America, 84% in Latin Caribbean, 49% in Non-Latin Caribbean, 51% in Mexico and Brazil, and 42% in North America and 35% in South Cone sub regions. However some inequalities persist among sub regions of The Americas. Explore by yourself this evidence.