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HANDICAP-FREE LIFE EXPECTANCY

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Definition:
Handicap-free life expectancy is the average number of years an individual is expected to live free of handicap if current patterns of mortality and handicap continue to apply.

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 Monday, November 12, 2001