Causes of death in Chile

Posted on October 21, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Health

Although Chile is one of the countries of Latin America with the best health indicators, analysis of the figures by region, socioeconomic group or educational level is revealed profound inequality, where the gaps in recent years even in time of lower increase, as reflected in the National Health Survey, 2009-2010. People with lower income or less educated still have a lower life expectancy. For example, life expectancy at birth is a Chilean 75 years in case of a man and 81 women. But that changes depending on the region or city living. A Antofagasta has an expectation of 74 years, while a native of Ollagüe, district of the same region, 66. Read Article

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