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REGIONAL HEALTH OBSERVATORY

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Premature NCD deaths


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
Health themes

Country Profiles section 
Country statistics

Deaths


13%
of deaths in the Americas are due to Ischemic Heart Diseases


Leading causes of death 


Access to PAHO Databases
Databases  

Reports section
Reports

Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
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