Number of surgical procedures (per 100,000 population) - Country Ranking - Central America & the Caribbean

Definition: The number of procedures undertaken in an operating theatre per 100,000 population per year in each country. A procedure is defined as the incision, excision, or manipulation of tissue that needs regional or general anaesthesia, or profound sedation to control pain.

Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (www.lancetglobalsurgery.org).

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Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Cayman Islands 8,771.00 2015
2 Cuba 4,757.00 2012
3 Costa Rica 3,746.00 2014
4 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2,509.00 2015
5 Belize 1,964.00 2014
6 Guatemala 1,505.00 2012

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual