Global Patterns of Healthy Life Expectancy

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Background: Healthy life expectancy – sometimes called health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE) – is a form of health expectancy indicator that extends measures of life expectancy to account for the distribution of health states in the population. The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes… (More)

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@inproceedings{Iburg2005GlobalPO, title={Global Patterns of Healthy Life Expectancy}, author={Kim Moesgaard Iburg and Joshua A. Salomon and Ajay K. Tandon and S. Chatterji and Bedirhan Ustun and Colin Douglas Mathers and Bedirhan T Ust{\"u}n and Christopher JL. Murray}, year={2005} }