State of good physical, psychological and social well-being, not just a lack of sickness or of being handicapped.
Statisticians use various indicators to evaluate the health of a given population. Positive measures (e.g., average longevity) are used in analysis' however, negative measures (e.g., death rate or sickness index) are used more and more commonly.
Constitution of the World Health Organization
Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE z 1948 r. Nr 61, poz. 477, z późn. zm.