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June 26, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"Life expectancy is lower for people with intellectual disabilities, and the gap is even greater for women. The average life expectancy of an intellectually disabled woman is 23 years less than other New Zealand women, and 18 years less for intellectually disabled men" (page 6). "Women continue to experience better health than men, although the gap is narrowing. Life expectancy at birth increased from 78.7 years for females and 72.9 years for males in 1991 to 83.3 years and 79.6 years respectively in 2013. The narrowing gender gap mainly reflects faster decline in mortality from coronary disease among males, in turn resulting (at least in part) from a more rapid...more
May 31, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"For women and men age 15, the probability of dying before age 50 is 18% and 17%, respectively" (page 317). "Overall, adult mortality is slightly higher among women (4.6 deaths per 1,000 population) than among men (4.3 deaths per 1,000 population). Mortality levels rise rapidly with age, peaking at 11.6 deaths per 1,000 population among both women and men age 45-49. Mortality rates are markedly higher among women than men in the younger age groups between ages 15 and 34, the prime childbearing period during which women are most at risk of pregnancy-related deaths. With the adult mortality rates found in the 2015-16 TDHS-MIS, the probability of dying between exact...more
May 4, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"Australian women’s life expectancy has dramatically improved, increasing from 59 in the early 1900s to around 84. The latest available data show that female life expectancy at birth in 2010–2012 was around four years higher than that of males (84.3 years compared to 80.1 years respectively). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s life expectancy at birth is on average 9.5 years less than that of non-Indigenous women. Over the last five years the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous women reduced by 0.1 years and for men by 0.8 years" (Pg 33-34). "The Australian Government is committed to health equality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and has a...more
March 13, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Countries: Norway
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"The life expectancy of men was 71 years in 1970 and 79.7 years in 2013. Women’s life expectancy rose from just over 77 years to 83.6 years in the same period" (42).
March 9, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"The following indicators show the magnitude of this improvement and its effect on women's health in particular…An increase in the average life expectancy at birth from 53 in 1970 to 75.7 for females and 73.1 for males - i.e., and overall average life expectancy of 75 years - in 2015" (42).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"Life expectancy for women in 2015 was 75 years, compared with 72 years for men" (52).
Jan. 30, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, life expectancy for indigenous men was an estimated 69.1 years, compared with 79.7 years for nonindigenous men; life expectancy for indigenous women was an estimated 73.7 years, compared with 83.1 years for nonindigenous women..." (21).
Dec. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In Zimbabwe the problem is acute because of short lifespans . . . more than half of women older than 60 have buried at least one husband" (para 4).
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"According to UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) statistics, the maternal mortality rate in 2013 was 87 per 100,000 live births. Final results from the 2012 National Nutrition Survey--conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics, with technical assistance from the World Food Program, UNICEF, and World Health Organization--estimated that the maternal mortality rate from 2008 to 2010 decreased slightly, from 85 to 76 per 100,000 live births. UNICEF reported that the deteriorating health system, lack of medicine, and emergency referrals affected the high rate of maternal mortality"(13)."The KINU [The Korean Institute for National Unification] 2015 white paper also cited very high levels of maternal and infant mortality. Pregnant women sentenced to detention...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Life expectancy at birth in 2004 was 75.3 years for men and 79.1 years for women. (HDI: 3)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Figure 6.1 shows the heart disease mortality rates (per 100,000) among women by race/ethnicity in 2013. For all women, the rate is 136.1. For Black women it is 177.7. For white women it’s 136.4. For Native American women it’s 121.1. For Hispanic women it’s 98.8 and for Asain/Pacific Islander women it’s 74.9 (200)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table 6.2 shows the rates of disease and mortality among women by race and ethnicity. For the average annual mortality rate among women from heart disease (per 100,000) from 2013 there are the following numbers: All women – 136.1, white women – 136.4, Hispanic women – 98.8, Black women – 177.7, Asian/Pacific Islander women – 74.9, and Native American women – 121.1 (201)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table 6.2 shows the rates of disease and mortality among women by race and ethnicity. For average annual mortality rate among women from lung cancer (per 100,00) from 2013 there are the following numbers: All women - 36.3, white women – 39.9, Hispanic women – 13.3, Black women – 35.7, Asian/Pacific Islander women – 18.3 and Native American women – 31.1 (201)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table 6.2 shows the rates of disease and mortality among women by race and ethnicity. For average annual mortality rate among women from breast cancer (per 100,000) from 2013 there are the following numbers: All women – 21.3, white women – 21.2, Hispanic women – 14.4, Black women – 30.2, Asian/Pacific Islander women – 11.3 and Native American women – 13.8 (201)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table 6.1 shows the average of lung cancer mortality nationwide for women which is 36.3 (195)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

Table 6.1 shows the average of breast cancer mortality nationwide for women which is 21.3 (195)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Hawaii is the best state in the nation for mortality from breast cancer with a rate of 14.8 per 100,000, followed by North Dakota, which has a rate of 17.4 per 100,000. While Hawaii was also ranked first in the 2004 report, North Dakota rose from 19th in the 2004 rankings to second place. The District of Columbia, which ranks last on women’s breast cancer mortality rate, has a rate that is almost twice as high (29.1 per 100,000) as the rate for Hawaii, the best ranking state. The District of Columbia was also last in the 2004 Status of Women in the States rankings” (201)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“mortality rates due to breast cancer vary widely by race and ethnicity (Table 6.2). Black women have the highest mortality rates from breast cancer (30.2 per 100,000 women), which is more than double the rate for Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and Hispanic women and considerably higher than the rate for white women (21.2 per 100,000). Asian/Pacific Islander women have the lowest mortality rate (11.3 per 100,000) from breast cancer. Fortunately, black women are also more likely than women overall to have had a mammogram; 85.6 percent of black women aged 50 and older report having had a mammogram in the past two years, compared with 80.9 percent of all women”...more
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“The female breast cancer mortality rate in the United States overall decreased 20 percent between 2001 and 2013, from 26.5 per 100,000 to 21.3 per 100,000. Every state in the nation experienced a decline, with the largest improvements in Vermont (which had a 32 percent drop in its mortality rate), North Dakota (a 31 percent decline), Massachusetts (a 29 percent decrease), and Maine and Rhode Island (which had 28 and 27 percent declines, respectively” (196)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Nationwide, the mortality rate from heart disease among women of all ages is 136.1 per 100,000 (Table 6.1), meaning that more than 136 in 100,000 women die of heart disease each year” (199)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Approximately 231,840 new cases of breast cancer and 40,290 deaths are expected among the nation’s women in 2015…Nationally, the mortality rate for women of all ages from breast cancer is 21.3 per 100,000” (200)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Utah has the lowest lung cancer mortality rate for women at 15.6 per 100,000. The second-ranking state, Hawaii, has a much higher female mortality rate from lung cancer (25.1 per 100,000). Kentucky has the highest lung cancer mortality rate for women with a rate of 54.4 per 100,000, followed by West Virginia at 46.7 per 100,000” (200)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Minnesota has the lowest heart disease mortality rate for women (89.3 per 100,000), followed by Hawaii (98.2 per 100,000) and Alaska (100.9 per 100,000). Minnesota and Hawaii also ranked first and second on this indicator when the 2004 Status of Women in the States report was published, while Alaska moved up from seventh place to third. The rate of heart disease mortality in the worst state, Mississippi (191.7 per 100,000), is more than twice the rate of Minnesota, the best state. Alabama (184.3 per 1,000) and Oklahoma (182.7 per 1,000) are the second- and third-worst ranking states on this indicator” (199)more
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“The female mortality rate from lung cancer of 36.3 per 100,000 represents a decline in the mortality rate among women from this disease since 1999–2001, when the rate was 41.0 per 100,000…This decline is due, in part, to tobacco prevention and control efforts” (200)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“In addition, women are at higher risk than men for other forms of heart disease, such as coronary microvascular disease (in which the walls of the heart’s tiny arteries are damaged or diseased) and stress-induced cardiomyopathy (in which emotional stress leads to severe—but often temporary—heart muscle failure)” (199)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Nevertheless, cancer is the second leading cause of death for all women in the United States…Lung and breast cancer are the forms of cancer from which women are most likely to die” (200)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Nationally, the mortality rate from lung cancer among women of all ages is 36.3 per 100,000” (200)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“Among older women, as among all women, heart disease is the leading cause of death (American Heart Association 2013). The mortality rate from heart disease is 266.6 per 100,000 for women aged 65–74 and 879.8 per 100,000 for women aged 75–84. The rate for women aged 85 and older is 3,732.9 per 100,000” (202)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“One in four women in the United States dies from heart disease” (199)
June 19, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

“As Figure 6.1 shows, mortality rates from heart disease vary substantially by race and ethnicity. Black women have the highest rate at 177.7 per 100,000, followed by white women (136.4 per 100,000) and Native American women (121.1 per 100,000). Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic women have the lowest rates of heart disease mortality at 74.9 and 98.8 per 100,000, respectively…Although Asian/Pacific Islander women have the lowest rate, heart disease remains the second biggest killer for this group…, and rates of heart disease mortality differ across Asian/Pacific Islander populations” (199)