Atlas of Health in Europe by WHO Regional Office for Europe

By WHO Regional Office for Europe

This statistical atlas offers key well-being figures for the WHO eu area. They conceal uncomplicated demographic information, mortality and morbidity, life and environmental signs reminiscent of alcohol intake and street site visitors injuries, and kinds and degrees of wellbeing and fitness care. such a lot symptoms are provided as a map to teach total local adaptations, a bar chart to point nation ratings and a time chart to teach developments over the years in 3 major kingdom groupings.

Using the WHO nearby workplace for Europe's exact overall healthiness for all database, mixed with the easiest replacement resources of information round the zone, this atlas deals the main accomplished assessment of health and wellbeing in Europe. released in a pocket version, this atlas is designed to be an simply obtainable source constantly, within the place of work or within the box.

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50–54) External causes of death from injury and poisoning include accidents, homicide, suicide and other causes that are not diseases. p65 24 14-05-2003, 14:12 25 Life and death combined effect of the end of the anti-alcohol campaign that started in the USSR in 1985 and the socioeconomic crisis of the 1990s. Deaths from diseases of the respiratory system (pp. 55–56) Generally, there is a downward trend in all parts of the Region. The average for the CIS follows the specific trend pattern described above for diseases of the circulatory system and for life expectancy.

As it is calculated using mortality statistics, its accuracy depends on the accuracy and completeness of official national mortality data. 26 shows two different estimates of life expectancy. One is the conventional life expectancy based on reported official mortality statistics. The other estimate is calculated using special demographic techniques to counteract possible underreporting of deaths (see The world health report 20001 for details on methodology). Countries with the largest differences between these two estimates most probably have life expectancies well below the level calculated from official statistics.

2 vs. 0 vs. 7 vs. 1 vs. 3 Although, for methodological reasons, survey-based estimates are not directly comparable with registration-based data, these differences indicate the possible size of under-registration. Infant mortality is higher in the eastern part of the Region, with the highest levels in some south-eastern countries. Given the likely under-registration, the real infant mortality in these countries is probably even higher. Perinatal deaths (p. 34) The rate shows the number of deaths of fetuses weighing 1000 g or more and of newborn babies aged 0–6 full days per 1000 births (live and stillborn).

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