Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoning, male (per 100,000 male population) - Country Ranking - Central America & the Caribbean

Definition: Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisonings is the number of male deaths from unintentional poisonings in a year per 100,000 male 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 Haiti 3.00 2016
2 Guatemala 1.40 2016
3 Nicaragua 0.80 2016
4 Belize 0.70 2016
5 Honduras 0.60 2016
6 Panama 0.50 2016
6 Costa Rica 0.50 2016
8 Dominican Republic 0.40 2016
8 Grenada 0.40 2016
10 Antigua and Barbuda 0.30 2016
10 El Salvador 0.30 2016
10 Trinidad and Tobago 0.30 2016
13 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.20 2016
13 Jamaica 0.20 2016
13 St. Lucia 0.20 2016
13 The Bahamas 0.20 2016
13 Barbados 0.20 2016
18 Cuba 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