The strategic planning office of the Ministry of health and the CDC conducted the work to identify localities with the highest mortality rates in Israel.
According to the report, top of the list of Arab localities, Ilabun, Fureidis, Qalansuwa and Jiser AZ-Zarqa, in which the mortality rate is 7.4 to 9.4 per person for every thousand.
Among Jewish settlements high mortality (6-7,3 deaths for every thousand persons) marked in Dimona, Ofakim, acre, Beit seene, bat-Yam, Lod, and Tirat Hacarmel, according to the newspaper «Israel and Yom».
A full report will be published by the Ministry on December 28 at the conference «the health System is struggling with inequality».
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