GEOG1 - Global Health Issues: mortality, CHD and HIV/AIDS

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Most common diseases in MEDCs?
Heart and lung, diabetes..
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Most common diseases in LEDCs?
Heart and lung, Perinatal, HIV/AIDS, TB..
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Highest/worse Infant mortality top 3 countries?
Afghanistan, Angola, Niger
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Lowest/best Infant mortality top 3 countries?
Monaco, Bermuda, Singapore
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CHD is accountable for how many deaths globally?
14%
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People not working due to CHD costs how much to the economy (UK)?
£3 billion
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How much does CHD cost the UK?
£14.4 billion
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How much does CHD cost the EU?
169 billion Euros
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How often do people die of a heart attack?
1 per 7 minutes
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How many patients die of a heart attack before they reach the hospital?
1/3
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How many people worldwide have HIV/AIDS?
39.5 million
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How many people in the UK have HIV/AIDS?
90,000
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Where is the highest (24.7million) concentration of HIV/AIDS cases?
sub-Saharan Africa
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HIV/AIDS is accountable for how many deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?
60%
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Life expectancy of someone with HIV/AIDS?
31
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How does HIV/AIDS impact GDP?
average decrease by 1.5% each year
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How much is Malawi's workforce expected to decline by 2020 due to HIV/AIDS?
14%
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How much does absenteeism account for company costs (due to HIV/AIDS)?
25-54%
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