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ILLNESS OR MORBID CONDITION

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Definition:
An illness or morbid condition may be defined as a departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physical or mental well-being, as a result of either disease or injury.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Household Surveys, Revised Edition, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 31, United Nations, New York, 1984, para. 14.41.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001