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Appendix A. Tables

Table 1. Metric Conversion Coofficients and Factors

When you kowMultiply byTo find
Millimeters0.04inches
Centimeters0.39inches
Meters3.3feet
Kilometers0.62miles
Hectares2.47acres
Square kilometers0.39square miles
Cubic meters35.3cubic feet
Liters0.26gallons
Kilograms2.2pounds
Metric tons0.98long tons
1.1short tons
2,204pounds
Degrees Celsius (Centigrade)1.8 and add 32degrees Fahrenheit

Table 2. Dominican Republic: Estimated Population by Region, Subregion, and Province, 1990

Region Subregion ProvincePopulation
Cibao
Central Cibao
Espaillat182,248
La Vega303,047
Monsenor Nouel124,794
Puerto Plata229,738
Santiago704,835
Total Central Cibao1,544,662
Eastern Cibao
Duarte261,725
Maria Trinidad Sanchez125,148
Salcedo110,216
Samana73,002
Sanchez Ramirez140,635
Total Eastern Cibao710,726
Western Cibao
Dajabon64,123
Monte Cristi92,678
Santiago Rodriguez61,570
Valverde111,470
Total Western Cibao329,841
Total Cibao2,585,229
Southeast
Valdesia
Monte Plata174,799
National District2,411,895
Peravia186,810
San Cristobal320,921
Total Valdesia3,094,425
Yuma
El Seibo97,590
Hato Mayor77,823
La Altagracia111,241
La Romana169,223
San Pedro de Macoris197,862
Total Yuma653,739
Total Southeast3,748,164
Southwest
Del Valle
Azua195,420
Elias Pina72,651
San Juan266,628
Total Del Valle534,699
Enriquillo
Barahona152,405
Baoruco87,376
Independencia43,077
Pedernales18,896
Total Enriquillo301,754
Total Southwest836,453
TOTAL7,169,846

Source: Based on information from Dominican Republic, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, La Republica Dominicana en Cifras, 1987, 14, Santo Domingo, 1987.

Table 3. Dominican Republic: Years of School Attended,Population over Twenty-five Years of Age, by Subregion, 1981

(in percentages)
Number of Years of School Attended
Subregion01-45-89- 1213 and overTotal
Central Cibao34332373100
Del Valle50301541100
Eastern Cibao39351952100
Enriquillo40312072100
Valdesia252628138100
Western Cibao35372152100
Yuma38312263100
TOTAL: Dominican Republic32302495100

Source: Based on informtion from Nelson Ramirez, et al.,Poblacion y Salud en la Republica Dominicana, Estudio No. 5, Santo Domingo, 1986, 56.

Table 4. Dominican Republic: Health Facilities and Personnel by Subregion, 1981

SubregionPrivate Clinics1Rural ClinicsHospital BedsPhysiciansNurses
Central Cibao46671,56737998
Del Valle94454310922
Eastern Cibao145777517432
Enriquillo7342186718
Valdesia284354314536
Western Cibao0384217920
Yuma103943211322
National District76152,9871,452165
TOTAL1703377,4862,518413

1 Facilities not run by Secretariat of State for Public Health and Social Welfare (Secretaria de Estado de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social--SESPAS).
2 Excluding National District.

Source: Based on information from Dominican Republic, Secretaria de Estado de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social, Politica de Salud del Gobierno de Concentracion Nacional, 1983-1986, Santo Domingo, 1983, various pages.

Table 5. Dominican Republic: Leading Causes of Death, 1982

Causes of DeathDeath Rate (per 100,000)
Pulmonary circulatory disease, other forms of heart disease32.1
Intestinal infections23.3
Perinatal diseases, unspecified22.3
Cardiovascular diseases21.2
Myocardial infarction20.5
Hypoxia, asphyxia, fetal and newborn conditions and complications14.2
Pneumonia12.1
Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease12.1
Other respiratory diseases9.9

Source: Based on information from Pan American Health Organization, Health Conditions in the Americas, 1981-84, Washington, 1986, 102.

Table 6. Dominican Republic: Production of Selected Minerals, 1980-85

Mineral19801981198219 8319841985
Gold1369,603407,813380,254348,065330,000n.a.
Silver11,6232,0342,1981,3291,2071,5602
Nickel318,019420,6015,92621,55226,371429,0004
Gypsum3259,000225,0002230,0004230,0004230,0004255,0004

n.a.--not available.
1 In thousands of troy ounces.
2 Reported figure.
3 In short tons.
4 Preliminary, provisional, or estimated figure.

Source: Based on information from James W. Wilkie, David E. Lorey, and Enrique Ochoa (eds.), Statistical Abstract of LatinAmerica, 26, Los Angeles, 1988, 354, 357-58.

Table 7. Dominican Republic: Value of Exports, 1982-87

(in millions of United States dollars1)
Kind of Export1982198319841985 19861987
Traditional2475452514380360308
Free-zone148175194205250323
Other294336358365363410
TOTAL9179631,0669509731,041

1 Free on board.
2 Sugar and derivatives, green coffee, tobacco, and cocoa.

Source: Based on information from Centro Dominicano de Promocion de Exportaciones, Boletin Estadistico, 1987, Santo Domingo, 1988, 4, 6.

Table 8. Dominican Republic: Major Army Equipment, 1989

DescriptionCountry of OriginInventory
AMX-13 light tanksFrance2
M4A1 (76mm) Sherman light tanksUnited States12
AML armored carsFrance20
V-150 Commando armored personnel carriersUnited States8
M-3A1 half-track armored personnel carriers-do-2
M-101 105mm howitzers, towed-do- 22
81mm mortars-do-n.a.
120mm mortars-do-24
M40 106mm recoilless launchers-do- n.a.

n.a.--not available.

Source: Based on information from The Military Balance, 1988- 89, London, 1988, 194.

Table 9. Dominican Republic: Major Navy Equipment, 1989

DescriptionCountry of OriginInventory
Frigate
River class, modified for use as presidential yacht and cadet training ship, 1,445 tonsCanada1
Corvettes
Cohoe class, 650 tonsUnited States3
Admiral class, 650 tons-do-2
Large patrol craft
Argo class, 337 tons-do-3
PGM71 class, 130 tons-do-1
Capitan Alsina, wood, 100 tonsDominican Republic1
Swiftship, 93.5 tonsUnited States2
Bellatrix class, 60 tons-do-4
Amphibious vessel
LCU, 150 tons-do-1
Tankers
Self-propelled fuel barges-do-2
Tugs
Various types-do-10
Floating dock-do-1

Source: Based on information from Jane's Fighting Ships, 1988- 89, London, 1988, 136-39.

Table 10. Dominican Republic: Major Air Force Equipment, 1989

DescriptionCountry of OriginInventory
Combat aircraft
Cessna A-37B DragonfliesUnited States8
Transports
C-47 Douglas Dakotas-do-6
Beech Queen Air 80-do-3
Aero Commander-do-2
Cessna 310-do-1
Mitsubishi MU-2JJapan1
Trainers
Beech T-34B MentorsUnited States10
Beech T-41D Mescaleros-do-7
Helicopters
Bell 205-do-8
Hughes OH-6A-do-2
Alouette II/IIIFrance2
Aerospatiale SA-360-do-1

Source: Based on information from The Military Balance, 1988- 89, London, 1988, 195.


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