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Table 1 Some health indicators, demographic and economic estimates among Iranian population [16,17,18,19]

From: Health system plan for implementation of Paris agreement on climate change (COP 21): a qualitative study in Iran

Indicators Estimate rate
Demographic Population living in urban areas (2013) 72.3%
Population growth rate (2017) [12] 1.1%
Population aged 65 or older (2015) [13] 4.9%
Population under five (2015) [13] 8.8%
Health Life expectancy at birth m/f (2017) [18] 75.5/79.4 years
Under-5 mortality per 1000 live births (2018) [19] 14
Economic GDP per capita (current US$, 2017) [18] 17,519 USD
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) [19] 6.9%