Health in Marshall Islands

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Marshall Islands

Official symbols in Marshall Islands:

         
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Health in Marshall Islands


The continent: Oceania
  
Iso2:MH
  
Iso3:MHL

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

Medical service in Marshall Islands


Nurses and midwives

1,74 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(2010) (descending): 100 in the world of 168 (41,07%); 12 place in Oceania from 14 (21,43%)
57,72 % (11,54 % annual) ↗
min: 1,74; max: 2,98; max-min: 1,24 (41,61%); mid: 2,36;
-0,620 (-35,63%)

Physicians

0,438 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 117 in the world of 157 (26,11%); 9 place in Oceania from 14 (42,86%)

Hospital beds

2,70 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 69 in the world of 149 (54,36%); 5 place in Oceania from 8 (50%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

344 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 188 in the world of 209 (10,53%); 17 place in Oceania from 19 (15,79%)
33,72 % (6,74 % annual) ↗
min: 81; max: 460; max-min: 379 (82,39%); mid: 270,50;
73,50 (21,37%)

Contraception in Marshall Islands


Contraceptive prevalence

42,40 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2007)
(2010) (descending): 70 in the world of 145 (52,41%); 2 place in Oceania from 10 (90%)

Unmet need for contraception

8,10 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2007)
(2010) (descending): 100 in the world of 118 (16,10%); 9 place in Oceania from 9 (11,11%)