Neurosurgeons per capita (WHO 2004)

Neurosurgeon per capita (WHO 2004)

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A total of 33 193 neurosurgeons are reported to be available in 103 countries. The median number of neurosurgeons in the responding countries is 0.56 per 100 000 population (interquartile range 0.07–1.02).

◆The distribution of neurosurgeons across regions is variable. The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population is 0.01 in Africa, 0.03 in South-East Asia, 0.37 in the Eastern Mediterranean, 0.39 in the Western Pacifi c, 0.76 in the Americas, and 1.02 in Europe.

◆Of the responding countries, 26% have access to more than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population. In terms of population covered, more than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population is available for 20.3% of the population.

◆The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population across different income groups of countries varies. It is 0.03 for low-income countries and 0.97 for high-income countries. Half of the high-income group of responding countries have access to less than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population.

◆The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population is 0.94 for countries in population category I, compared with 0.49 for countries in population category IV.

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