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HEALTH

Statistics Directorate    
French Equivalent: Santé

Definition:
The Constitution of the World Health Organisation states in its preamble: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Household Surveys, Revised Edition, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 31, United Nations, New York, 1984, para. 14.40.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001