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Table 1 Characteristics of the State of Jalisco (circa 2005)

From: Contracting private sector providers for public sector health services in Jalisco, Mexico: perspectives of system actors

  Mexico Jalisco
GNP per capita (US dollars) 7,143.95 (2006)* 6,797.26 (2006)*
% population covered by social security 47,193,861 (45.6% of Mexican population) (2006)** 3,516,645 (51.3% of Jalisco population) (2006)**
Physicians per 1000 inhabitants 1.3 (2004) 1.3 (2004)
Health expenditure as % of GNP 2.9 (2006)*** 3.1 (2006)***
Population 104,874,282 (2006)* 6,843,469 (2006)*
  1. *Source: http://www.seijal.gob.mx/cd/jalisco_entorno/Temas/pib.html [Consulted 27/10/2009]
  2. ** Source: http://www.sinais.salud.gob.mx/demograficos/poblacion.html [Consulted 27/10/2009]
  3. *** Source: Salud México 2001-2005. Statistical Annex 1.12 (p. 182)
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