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  • Public Health DataSelected Comparisons
  • Elsadig Elsheikh

All data for charts and graphs are from the World Health Organization, with the exception of Figure 3, which is from Control Arms.org. Thanks to Todd Fisher of Samskara Communications Art for his creation of these images. [End Page 1]


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Figure 1.

The 10 leading causes of death by broad income group, 2004. Data from WHO Fact sheet No.310/November 2008 (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310_2008.pdf)

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Figure 2.

Death among children and adults: An imbalanced picture, 2004. Data from WHO Fact Sheet No. 310/November 2008 (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310_2008.pdf)

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Figure 3.

Leading Causes of Death, 2004 and 2030 compared (http://www.who.int/whosis/whostat/EN_WHS08_Part1.pdf)

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Figure 4.

Global Arms Trade, 2004 (www.controlarms.org/the_issues/Movers_Shakers.htm)

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Figure 5.

Malaria-free countries and malaria-endemic countries in phases of control, pre-elimination, elimination, and prevention of reintroduction, 2007 (http://apps.who.int/malaria/wmr2008/MAL2008-Chap3-EN.pdf)

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Figure 6.

Maternal mortality ratio, by country, 2005 (http://www.who.int/making_pregnancy_safer/topics/maternal_mortality/en/)


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Figure 7.

A global view of HIV infection in 2007 (http://www.who.int/hiv/facts/hiv2007/en/)

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Figure 8.

Percent of adults (15+) living with HIV who are female 1990–2007 (http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/Facts_and_Figures_global_HIV_epidemiology.pdf)

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Figure 9.

Tobacco. (http://www.who.int/topics/tobacco/facts/en/index.html)

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Elsadig Elsheikh
Research Associate, the International Program of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
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ISSN
1935-8652
Print ISSN
1935-8644
Pages
pp. 1-9
Launched on MUSE
2010-01-13
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived
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