Health in Ecuador

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Ecuador

Health in Ecuador


The continent: America
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Medical service in Ecuador


Nurses and midwives

2,16 per 1,000 people[?] (2011)
(descending): 83 in the world of 149 (44,97%); 9 place in America 20 (60%)
8,07 % (1,61 % annual) ↘
min: 1,44; max: 2,16; max-min: 0,714 (33,10%); mid: 1,80;
0,357 (16,55%)

Physicians

1,72 per 1,000 people[?] (2011)
(descending): 76 in the world of 157 (52,23%); 9 place in America 22 (63,64%)
2,15 % (0,429 % annual) ↘
min: 0,335; max: 1,72; max-min: 1,39 (80,59%); mid: 1,03;
0,695 (40,30%)

Hospital beds

1,60 per 1,000 people[?] (2011)
(descending): 99 in the world of 149 (34,23%); 17 place in America 32 (50%)

Smoking in Ecuador


Smoking prevalence

3,60 % of adults female[?] (2012)
(ascending): 39 in the world of 128 (70,31%); 5 place in America 20 (80%)
5,56 % (1,11 % annual) ↗
min: 3,60; max: 5,30; max-min: 1,70 (32,08%); mid: 4,45;
-0,850 (-23,61%)

Smoking prevalence

15,10 % of adults male[?] (2012)
(ascending): 5 in the world of 126 (96,83%); 3 place in America 19 (89,47%)
5,30 % (1,06 % annual) ↗
min: 15,10; max: 21,40; max-min: 6,30 (29,44%); mid: 18,25;
-3,15 (-20,86%)

Smoking prevalence

17,20 % of adults[?] (2015)
(ascending): 5 in the world of 126 (96,83%); 3 place in America 19 (89,47%)
14,53 % (2,91 % annual) ↗
min: 17,20; max: 26,70; max-min: 9,50 (35,58%); mid: 21,95;
-4,75 (-27,62%)

Alcoholism in Ecuador


Total alcohol consumption

98 480 614 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 131 in the world of 184 (29,35%); 26 place in America 35 (28,57%)

Total alcohol consumption per capita [liters of pure alcohol, projected estimates, 15+ years of age]

6,10 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 91 in the world of 184 (51,09%); 13 place in America 35 (65,71%)

Diseases in Ecuador


HIV prevalence

0,300 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 22 in the world of 106 (80,19%); 2 place in America 27 (96,30%)

Incidence of malaria

0,100 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 4 in the world of 88 (96,59%); 2 place in America 17 (94,12%)
300 % (60 % annual) ↗
min: 0,100; max: 29,20; max-min: 29,10 (99,66%); mid: 14,65;
-14,55 (-14 550%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

52 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 108 in the world of 209 (48,80%); 39 place in America 44 (13,64%)
13,46 % (2,69 % annual) ↗
min: 52; max: 99; max-min: 47 (47,47%); mid: 75,50;
-23,50 (-45,19%)

Contraception in Ecuador


Contraceptive prevalence

58,70 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 39 in the world of 156 (75,64%); 17 place in America 27 (40,74%)
9,95 % (1,99 % annual) ↘
min: 35,80; max: 58,70; max-min: 22,90 (39,01%); mid: 47,25;
11,45 (19,51%)

Unmet need for contraception

7,40 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 85 in the world of 96 (12,50%); 13 place in America 17 (29,41%)
28,11 % (5,62 % annual) ↗
min: 7,40; max: 15,20; max-min: 7,80 (51,32%); mid: 11,30;
-3,90 (-52,70%)