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Table 1 General information about the studied countries

From: Judicialization of access to medicines in four Latin American countries: a comparative qualitative analysis

Country Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia
Population (2014)(a) 42,981,515 204,213,133 17,613,798 47,791,911
Administrative division 23 provinces 1 Autonomous City 26 states, 1 federal district 15 regions 32 departments 1 capital district
Life expectancy at birth (2014)(a) 76 75 79 74
Under-5 mortality per 1000 live births (2014)(a) 12 16.2 8.1 16.2
GDP per capita (Current USD) (2014)(a) 12,245 12,026 14,794 7913
GDP per capita PPA (2014)(a) 19,400 15,880 22,210 12,950
Gini index (2014)(a) 41.4 51.5 47.3 52.8
HDI Rank (2014)(b) 0.808 0.757 0.830 0.720
THE as % of GDP (2014)(c) 8 11 8 6
Government expenditure on health as % of THE (2014)(c) 77 34 59 64
Out-of-pocket on health as % of THE (2014)(c) 15 45 34 20
Government expenditure on health per capita PPP (2014)(c) 1255 593 1057 498
  1. Abbreviations: GDP Gross Domestic Product, HDI Human Development Index, THE Total Health Expenditure, PPP purchasing power parity value. Sources: (a) World Bank indicator. Retrieved from: data.worldbank.org [Accessed: 10 Mar 2019]. (b) United Nations Development Programme – Human Development Reports. Retrieved from: http://hdr.undp.org/en/countries [Accessed: 10 Mar 2019]. (c) WHO, Global Health Expenditure Database. Retrieved from: http://apps.who.int/nha/database/Select/Indicators/en. [Accessed: 10 Mar 2019]