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Table 1 Selected health-related indicators

From: Getting by on credit: how district health managers in Ghana cope with the untimely release of funds

Indicators Ghana Zambia Malaysia
Population (millions 2003) 20.4 10.4 24.8
GNI per capita (US$ 2003) 320 380 3,780
Life expectancy (2002) 55 37 73
Under-5 mortality/1000 (2002) 97 182 8
Adult literacy (% 15 and above- 2002) 74 80 89
Malaria cases/100000 (2000)b 15,344 34,204 57
TB cases/100 000 (2003)b 369 508 135
HIV prevalence rate (% 2003)b 3.1 16.5 0.4
Government Health spending % GDP (2002)b 2.3 3.1 2.0
Health spending per capita (PPP US$ 2002)b 73 51 349
Physicians/100,000 people (1990–2004)b 9 7 70
  1. Source: World Development Report 2005.
  2. b Human Development Report 2005