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This report is the first of its kind to be issued on topics related to mortality and health. It presents information on mortality risks, life expectancy, maternal mortality, HIV prevalence, and national policies with respect to such topics for 192 countries. For each country, available data on 19 indicators are presented in tabular form. In most cases, this information is provided for two dates (around 1970 and around 2000). In addition, time series of life expectancy at birth and the infant mortality rate from various sources are presented for each country in graphical form.