Health outcomes in Dominican Republic

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Dominican Republic in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Dominican Republic the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 74.05 74.89 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 19.83 16.92 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 6.13 6.79 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.39 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.9 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 45 33.67 111.24

Health spending in Dominican Republic

In the second table we see the health spending in Dominican Republic as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Dominican Republic is 414.18 USD. The country spends 6.16 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Dominican Republic the Americas World
Health spending per capita 414.18 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 6.16 7.12 6.64

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