Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoning, female (per 100,000 female population) - Country Ranking - Middle East

Definition: Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisonings is the number of female deaths from unintentional poisonings in a year per 100,000 female population. Unintentional poisoning can be caused by household chemicals, pesticides, kerosene, carbon monoxide and medicines, or can be the result of environmental contamination or occupational chemical exposure.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository (http://apps.who.int/ghodata/).

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Pakistan 3.90 2016
2 Yemen 2.70 2016
3 Afghanistan 1.90 2016
4 Tajikistan 0.90 2016
5 Iran 0.80 2016
5 Jordan 0.80 2016
7 Turkmenistan 0.60 2016
8 Uzbekistan 0.50 2016
8 Saudi Arabia 0.50 2016
10 Syrian Arab Republic 0.40 2016
10 Kyrgyz Republic 0.40 2016
10 Iraq 0.40 2016
13 United Arab Emirates 0.30 2016
13 Lebanon 0.30 2016
15 Turkey 0.20 2016
16 Qatar 0.10 2016
16 Oman 0.10 2016
16 Kuwait 0.10 2016
16 Bahrain 0.10 2016
16 Israel 0.10 2016

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Development Relevance: Mortality rates due to unintentional poisoning remains relatively high in low income countries. This indicator implicates inadequate management of hazardous chemicals and pollution, and of the effectiveness of a country’s health system.

Limitations and Exceptions: Some countries do not have death registration data or sample registration systems. The estimates on this indicator need to be completed with other type of information for these countries.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual