Ellen Nolte and McKee, Health of Nations

Ellen Nolte and McKee, Health of Nations - Ellen Nolte and...

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Ellen Nolte and C. Martin McKee “Measuring the Health of Nations…” I. Amenable mortality—referring to deaths from certain causes that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care. A. Amenable mortality—accounted in 2002-2003, for an average of 23 percent of total mortality under age 75 in males 1 . 1997-98 , mortality among males in the in the U.S. was at 128.5 per 100,000 population exceed by Ireland, UK and Austria a. The U.S. rate was 8% higher than average rate and 50% higher than in France 2. 1997-98, among females amenable mortal exceeded the average rate of 86.9% B. By 2002-03, mortality from amenable causes had fallen in all countries studied, although the scale and pace of change varied 1. Rate of reduction a. Among males, amenable mortality fell by 17% on average and by more than 10% in all countries except the U.S., where decline was only 4% i. But Austria, Ireland, UK began with very high rates, but amenable mortality fell by more than 20%
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