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Objective-Summary measures of population health are statistics that combine mortality and morbidity to represent overall population health in a single index. Such measures include healthy life expectancy, also called disability-free life expectancy and active life expectancy. Healthy life expectancy can be calculated using cross-sectional or longitudinal(More)
This report is one of several appearing as Healthy People Statistical Notes that evaluate methodological issues pertaining to summary measures. Summary measures of population health are statistics that combine mortality and morbidity to represent overall population health in a single number--in this report, health expectancy measures. This report presents a(More)
This report is one of several Healthy People Statistical Notes that evaluate methodological issues pertaining to summary measures - statistics that combine mortality and morbidity data to represent overall population health in a single number. This report evaluates the consequences of changes in the components of health expectancy measures (i.e., mortality(More)
Objective-Life expectancy without activity limitations or active life expectancy is one of the health expectancy measures that is used to summarize population health. The measure differentiates the remaining years of life that are expected to be spent with activity limitations from expected years of life without activity limitations. The objective of this(More)
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