Health in Jamaica

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Health in Jamaica


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 Jamaica


Nurses and midwives

1,09 per 1,000 people[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 121 in the world of 168 (28,57%); 18 place in America 26 (34,62%)
30,66 % (6,13 % annual) ↗
min: 1,09; max: 1,65; max-min: 0,558 (33,82%); mid: 1,37;
-0,279 (-25,55%)

Physicians

0,411 per 1,000 people[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 127 in the world of 172 (26,74%); 25 place in America 28 (14,29%)
64,09 % (12,82 % annual) ↗
min: 0,359; max: 1,40; max-min: 1,04 (74,38%); mid: 0,880;
-0,469 (-114,10%)

Hospital beds

1,70 per 1,000 people[?] (2012)
(descending): 104 in the world of 149 (30,87%); 19 place in America 32 (43,75%)
11,76 % (2,35 % annual) ↗
min: 1,40; max: 5,00; max-min: 3,60 (72,00%); mid: 3,20;
-1,50 (-88,22%)

Community health workers

0,271 per 1,000 people[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 17 in the world of 30 (46,67%); 3 place in America 3 (33,33%)

Smoking in Jamaica


Smoking prevalence

6,40 % of adults female[?] (2012)
(ascending): 56 in the world of 128 (57,03%); 7 place in America 20 (70%)
4,69 % (0,938 % annual) ↗
min: 6,40; max: 8,90; max-min: 2,50 (28,09%); mid: 7,65;
-1,25 (-19,53%)

Smoking prevalence

29,50 % of adults male[?] (2012)
(ascending): 53 in the world of 126 (58,73%); 15 place in America 19 (26,32%)
0,678 % (0,136 % annual) ↘
min: 28,90; max: 29,50; max-min: 0,600 (2,03%); mid: 29,20;
0,300 (1,02%)

Smoking prevalence

35,75 % of adults[?] (2015)
(ascending): 40 in the world of 126 (69,05%); 13 place in America 19 (36,84%)
0,699 % (0,140 % annual) ↗
min: 35,75; max: 37,90; max-min: 2,15 (5,67%); mid: 36,83;
-1,08 (-3,01%)

Alcoholism in Jamaica


Total alcohol consumption

13 902 299 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 59 in the world of 184 (68,48%); 13 place in America 35 (65,71%)

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

5,10 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 80 in the world of 184 (57,07%); 7 place in America 35 (82,86%)

Diseases in Jamaica


HIV prevalence

1,60 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 76 in the world of 106 (29,25%); 24 place in America 27 (14,81%)
6,25 % (1,25 % annual) ↗
min: 0,900; max: 2,30; max-min: 1,40 (60,87%); mid: 1,60;
0,0000000 (0%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

4,60 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 209 (94,74%); 6 place in America 44 (88,64%)
28,26 % (5,65 % annual) ↗
min: 3,90; max: 6,40; max-min: 2,50 (39,06%); mid: 5,15;
-0,550 (-11,96%)

Contraception in Jamaica


Contraceptive prevalence

68,40 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 20 in the world of 145 (86,90%); 9 place in America 24 (66,67%)
2,14 % (0,429 % annual) ↘
min: 58,30; max: 68,40; max-min: 10,10 (14,77%); mid: 63,35;
5,05 (7,38%)

Unmet need for contraception

9,96 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 95 in the world of 118 (20,34%); 14 place in America 22 (40,91%)
11,64 % (2,33 % annual) ↗
min: 9,96; max: 14,20; max-min: 4,24 (29,86%); mid: 12,08;
-2,12 (-21,28%)