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Premature NCD deaths

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Situation: In the Region of the Americas approximately  44% of total death occurred before the age of 70 years old. In lower and upper middle income countries about 52% of deaths occurred before that age compared with 35% in high income countries, an excess of 17% of deaths.

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Life expectancy

75 years
is the average life expectancy at birth of the Americas' population in 2009

Life expectancy at birth 

Heralth situation and trends on priority topics
Temas de Salud

Country Profiles section 
Estadísticas de País


of deaths in the Americas are due to Ischemic Heart Diseases

Leading causes of death 

Access to PAHO Databases
Bases de Datos  

Reports section

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