Health outcomes in the USA

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for the USA in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators USA the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 78.54 74.89 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 11.8 16.92 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 8.5 6.79 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.77 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 3.1 33.67 111.24


Health spending in the USA

In the second table we see the health spending in the USA as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in the USA is 9869.74 USD. The country spends 17.07 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators USA the Americas World
Health spending per capita 9869.74 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 17.07 7.12 6.64

See a complete list of countries' health outcomes and spending.

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