Terms used in official statistics

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Health


Definition:

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.


Source:
  • Constitution of the World Health Organization
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE z 1948 r. Nr 61, poz. 477, z późn. zm.

Low-level terms:

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Agata Czekalska
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