Health-adjusted life expectancy at the local level in ontario.

  title={Health-adjusted life expectancy at the local level in ontario.},
  author={Douglas G Manuel and Vivek Goel and Jack Ivan Williams and Paula Corey},
  journal={Chronic diseases in Canada},
  volume={21 2},
Health expectancy measures are becoming a common method of combining information on mortality and health-related quality of life into one summary population health measure. However, health expectancy measures are infrequently measured at the local level, despite a shift toward health service planning to that level. Using a modified Sullivan method, we calculated health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE) for the 42 public health units in Ontario using life tables that were derived from mortality… CONTINUE READING

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