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OECD. (2013) Health at a glance 2013. OECD Publishing.

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Health at a Glance 2013 presents the trends and influences shaping health status, services and policies in OECD countries and the BRIICS. Although indicators such as life expectancy or infant mortality suggest that things are improving overall, inequalities in wealth, education and other social indicators still have a significant impact on health status and access to health services. These health disparities may be explained by differences in living and working conditions, as well as differences that show up in the health-related lifestyle data presented here (e.g., smoking, harmful alcohol drinking, physical inactivity, and obesity).


Date:2013
Pages:213 p.
Publisher:OECD Publishing
Corporate Creators:OECD
ISBN:9789264204225
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
VA Geographic area > International aspects
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Public health
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)

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