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Guatemala Basic Health Indicators 2008


General Info
Guatemala (GTM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type

Basic Health Indicators reports on and enumerates the country's health resources and services, such as the number of health care personnel in the country, the number of outpatient health facilities, the number of hospital beds, the number of medical consultations. Causes of morbidity and mortality for a limited range of diseases are also provided.

Mortality rates are classified using ICD-10 and reported per 100,000 inhabitants. Morbidity is defined and reported as the number of inhabitants who contract a disease per 10,000 people exposed to the disease.

Suggested citation 
Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (Guatemala), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Guatemala Basic Health Indicators 2008.