Atlas of Health in Europe by WHO Regional Office for Europe

By WHO Regional Office for Europe

This statistical atlas provides key future health figures for the WHO eu quarter. They hide simple demographic information, mortality and morbidity, existence and environmental symptoms similar to alcohol intake and highway site visitors injuries, and kinds and degrees of healthiness care. so much symptoms are provided as a map to teach total nearby diversifications, a bar chart to point kingdom scores and a time chart to teach tendencies over the years in 3 major nation groupings.

Using the WHO local workplace for Europe's targeted healthiness for all database, mixed with the simplest substitute assets of information round the area, this atlas bargains the main entire assessment of wellbeing and fitness in Europe. released in a pocket version, this atlas is designed to be an simply available source continually, within the place of work or within the box.

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4 The drop in the average rate in the central and south-eastern part of the Region in 1990 is attributable to the sharp reduction in 3 4 A decade of transition. 8). WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA. Maternal mortality in 1995: estimates developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA. 9). p65 23 14-05-2003, 14:12 24 Atlas of health in Europe maternal mortality in Romania after the change in the anti-abortion law. Deaths by cause and age (p. 36) The importance of specific causes of death differs significantly in the different phases of the life span.

The average cancer mortality in western countries is relatively low in younger age groups and relatively high among the older population. The opposite is true in the CIS while, in the central part of the Region, mortality is high in both younger and older age groups. Female mortality from lung cancer is steadily increasing in the western and central parts of the Region. 50–54) External causes of death from injury and poisoning include accidents, homicide, suicide and other causes that are not diseases.

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). Where weight-specific data were not available, calculations were based on the data provided by countries whatever the national criteria.

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