Table 5

HIV, health and development data for the lowest governance ranking group.

Country

Median (Range)

N = 50

2002 HIV prevalence (%)

MMR (maternal deaths / 100,000 live births) in 2000

Physicians (per 100,000), 1990–2003

Improved drinking water (%) in 2002

Life Expectancy (years) in 2002

GDP-PPP ($ per capita) in 2002

GINI index 1994 – 2001

Ratio Health + Education / Health + Education + Military Spending in 2002


Voice & Accountability

1.3 (0.05 – 33.7)

525 (16 – 2000)

25 (1 – 596)

72 (22 – 100)

55.4 (37.1 – 76.4)

1621 (498 – 15650)

37.2 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.62 (0.14 – 0.91)

Political Stability

0.45 (0.05 – 33.7)

340 (7 – 2000)

27 (1 – 463)

77 (22 – 100)

63.1 (37.1 – 78.7)

2201 (498 – 18558)

37.8 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.62 (0.20 – 0.92)

Government Effectiveness

1.65 (0.05 – 33.7)

570 (7 – 2000)

23.5 (1 – 463)

71 (22 – 100)

54.5 (37.1 – 75.6)

1622 (498 – 8663)

44.1 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.69 (0.20 – 0.91)

Regulatory Quality

1.0 (0.05 – 33.7)

525 (7 – 2000)

25 (1 – 596)

73 (22 – 100)

56.6 (36.4 – 76.4)

1651 (498 – 12732)

38.2 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.62 (0.17 – 0.90)

Rule of Law

1 (0.05 – 33.7)

415 (7 – 2000)

25 (1 – 596)

74 (29 – 100)

60.4 (36.4 – 76.4)

1771 (498 – 12732)

39.6 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.68 (0.20 – 0.91)

Corruption

1.0 (0.05 – 33.7)

435 (7 – 2000)

26 (1 – 463)

75 (29 – 100)

60.8 (36.4 – 75.6)

1963 (498 – 12732)

39.3 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.70 (0.20 – 0.91)

Mean governance

0.7 (0.05–33.7)

505 (7 – 2000)

25 (1 – 596)

73 (22 – 100)

59.2 (37.1 – 76.4)

1681 (498 – 12732)

37.2 (26.8 – 62.9)

0.64 (0.14 – 0.91)


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