Health in Mauritania

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Mauritania

Health in Mauritania


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:MR
  
Iso3:MRT

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

Medical service in Mauritania


Nurses and midwives

0,667 per 1,000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 129 in the world of 149 (14,09%); 21 in Africa from 35 (42,86%)
0,738 % (0,148 % annual) ↗
min: 0,635; max: 0,672; max-min: 0,037 (5,51%); mid: 0,654;
0,014 (2,03%)

Physicians

0,068 per 1,000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 151 in the world of 157 (4,46%); 31 in Africa from 37 (18,92%)
90,15 % (18,03 % annual) ↗
min: 0,024; max: 0,138; max-min: 0,114 (82,45%); mid: 0,081;
-0,013 (-18,64%)

Hospital beds

0,400 per 1,000 people[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 177 in the world of 184 (4,35%); 43 in Africa from 49 (14,29%)
4,15 % (0,829 % annual) ↗
min: 0,205; max: 0,768; max-min: 0,563 (73,31%); mid: 0,486;
-0,086 (-21,56%)

Community health workers

0,300 per 1,000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 8 in the world of 13 (46,15%); 1 in Africa from 4 (100%)
4,00 % (0,800 % annual) ↘
min: 0,144; max: 0,300; max-min: 0,156 (52%); mid: 0,222;
0,078 (26,00%)

Smoking in Mauritania


Smoking prevalence

4 % of adults female[?] (2012)
(ascending): 42 in the world of 128 (67,97%); 20 in Africa from 31 (38,71%)
5,00 % (1,00 % annual) ↗
min: 4; max: 5,70; max-min: 1,70 (29,82%); mid: 4,85;
-0,850 (-21,25%)

Smoking prevalence

38,90 % of adults male[?] (2012)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 126 (25,40%); 26 in Africa from 30 (16,67%)
7,97 % (1,59 % annual) ↘
min: 23,90; max: 38,90; max-min: 15 (38,56%); mid: 31,40;
7,50 (19,28%)

Smoking prevalence

47,25 % of adults[?] (2015)
(ascending): 68 in the world of 126 (46,83%); 25 in Africa from 30 (20%)
15,34 % (3,07 % annual) ↘
min: 29,60; max: 47,25; max-min: 17,65 (37,35%); mid: 38,43;
8,83 (18,68%)

Alcoholism in Mauritania


Total alcohol consumption

406 756 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 184 (94,02%); 2 in Africa from 52 (98,08%)

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

0,100 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 184 (100%); 1 in Africa from 52 (100%)

Female genital mutilation prevalence in Mauritania


Female genital mutilation prevalence

69,40 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 16 in the world of 24 (37,50%); 14 in Africa from 22 (40,91%)
1,01 % (0,202 % annual) ↗
min: 69,40; max: 72,20; max-min: 2,80 (3,88%); mid: 70,80;
-1,40 (-2,02%)

Diseases in Mauritania


HIV prevalence

0,600 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 49 in the world of 106 (54,72%); 10 in Africa from 47 (80,85%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↗
min: 0,300; max: 0,900; max-min: 0,600 (66,67%); mid: 0,600;
0 (0%)

Incidence of malaria

74,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 53 in the world of 88 (40,91%); 13 in Africa from 47 (74,47%)
7,41 % (1,48 % annual) ↗
min: 74,20; max: 116,30; max-min: 42,10 (36,20%); mid: 95,25;
-21,05 (-28,37%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

107 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 144 in the world of 209 (31,58%); 17 in Africa from 54 (70,37%)
26,17 % (5,23 % annual) ↗
min: 107; max: 250; max-min: 143 (57,20%); mid: 178,50;
-71,50 (-66,82%)

Contraception in Mauritania


Contraceptive prevalence

10 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2011)
(descending): 82 in the world of 94 (13,83%); 31 in Africa from 42 (28,57%)
5 % (1 % annual) ↘
min: 1,20; max: 10; max-min: 8,80 (88%); mid: 5,60;
4,40 (44%)

Unmet need for contraception

31,10 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2011)
(descending): 11 in the world of 89 (88,76%); 9 in Africa from 40 (80%)
0,322 % (0,064 % annual) ↗
min: 31,10; max: 32,10; max-min: 1 (3,12%); mid: 31,60;
-0,500 (-1,61%)