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GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE ON HEALTH

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Definition:
General government (excluding social security) expenditure on health refers to expenditures incurred by central, state/regional and local government authorities, excluding social security schemes. Included are non-market, non-profit institutions that are controlled and mainly financed by government units.

Context:
Note: This item corresponds to HF.1.1 in the ICHA-HF classification of health care financing (see SHA, chapters 6 and 11).

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003