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OECD Health Statistics, 1980-2013

Title details

SN: 7596
Title: OECD Health Statistics, 1980-2013
Alternative title: OECD Health Statistics, 1980-2013
Depositor: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Principal investigator(s): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Subject Categories

Economic conditions and indicators - Economics
General - Health
Health services and medical care - Health

Abstract

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Health Statistics offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health systems across OECD countries. It is an essential tool for health researchers and policy advisors in governments, the private sector and the academic community, to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from international comparisons of diverse health care systems. Within UKDS.Stat the data are presented in the following databases:

OECD Health Data: Health status.

This datasets presents internationally comparable statistics on morbidity and mortality with variables such as life expectancy, causes of mortality, maternal and infant mortality, potential years of life lost, perceived health status, infant health, dental health, communicable diseases, cancer, injuries, absence from work due to illness. The annual data begins in 2000.

OECD Health Data: Non-medical determinants of health.

This dataset examines the non-medical determinants of health by comparing food, alcohol, tobacco consumption and body weight amongst countries. The data are expressed in different measures such as calories, grammes, kilo, gender, population. The data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Health care resources.

This dataset includes comparative tables analyzing various health care resources such as total health and social employment, physicians by age, gender, categories, midwives, nurses, caring personnel, personal care workers, dentists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, hospital employment, graduates, remuneration of health professionals, hospitals, hospital beds, medical technology with their respective subsets. The statistics are expressed in different units of measure such as number of persons, salaried, self-employed, per population. The annual data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Health care utilisation.

This dataset includes statistics comparing different countries' level of health care utilisation in terms of prevention, immunisation, screening, diagnostics exams, consultations, in-patient utilisation, average length of stay, diagnostic categories, acute care, in-patient care, discharge rates, transplants, dialyses, ICD-9-CM. The data is comparable with respect to units of measures such as days, percentages, population, number per capita, procedures, and available beds.

OECD Health Data: Health Care Quality Indicators.

This dataset includes comparative tables analyzing various health care quality indicators such as cancer care, care for acute exacerbation of chronic conditions, care for chronic conditions and care for mental disorders. The annual data begins in 1995.

OECD Health Data: Pharmaceutical market.

This dataset focuses on the pharmaceutical market comparing countries in terms of pharmaceutical consumption, drugs, pharmaceutical sales, pharmaceutical market, revenues, statistics. The annual data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Long-term care resources and utilisation.

This dataset provides statistics comparing long-term care resources and utilisation by country in terms of workers, beds in nursing and residential care facilities and care recipients. In this table data is expressed in different measures such as gender, age and population. The annual data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Health expenditure and financing.

This dataset compares countries in terms of their current and total expenditures on health by comparing how they allocate their budget with respect to different health care functions while looking at different financing agents and providers. The data covers the years starting from 1960 extending until 2010. The countries covered are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States.

OECD Health Data: Social protection.

This dataset introduces the different health care coverage systems such as the government/social health insurance and private health insurance. The statistics are expressed in percentage of the population covered or number of persons. The annual data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Demographic references.

This dataset provides statistics regarding general demographic references in terms of population, age structure, gender, but also in term of labour force. The annual data begins in 1960.

OECD Health Data: Economic references.

This dataset presents main economic indicators such as GDP and Purchasing power parities (PPP) and compares countries in terms of those macroeconomic references as well as currency rates, average annual wages. The annual data begins in 1960.

These data were first provided by the UK Data Service in Nov 2014. The UK Data Service web site includes further information on its OECD Health Statistics holdings, including a dataset user guide and details of latest database updates.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ({YYYY}): Health Statistics ({Ed. Data download: YYYY-MM}). Mimas, University of Manchester. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/health/2014-06}.

Alternative DOIs: 10.1787/health-data-en (to access via OECD.Stat subscription).


Main Topics:
Health
Morbidity
Mortality
Life expectancy
Dental health
Maternal and infant mortality
Cancer,
Diseases
Injuries
Food consumption
Alcohol consumption
Tobacco consumption
Body weight
Health and social employment
Physicians
Midwives
Nurses
Caring personnel
Personal care workers
Dentists
Pharmacists
Physiotherapists
Hospital employment
Graduates
Remuneration of health professionals
Hospitals
Hospital beds
Beds in nursing and residential care facilities
Health care coverage systems such as the government/social health insurance and private health insurance
Health care quality indicators

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1980 - 2013
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
The countries covered are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States. Full list of OECD members and partners - http://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/list-oecd-member-countries.htm.
Time dimensions: Time Series
annual
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details.
Method of data collection: For details of methodology, please see the dataset user guide.
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 26 November 2014
Copyright: Copyright Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is not required.
Please note: Effective July 15th 2015, the UK Data Service made access to OECD online statistics databases free to all users. Please refer to the OECD's Terms and Conditions.
Availability: UK Data Service
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