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The impact of health care on mortality: time trends in avoidable mortality in Australia 1968-2001

Korda, Rosemary J.; Butler, James R.G

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We investigate the extent to which health care has contributed to the decline in mortality rates in Australia over recent decades by examining trends in avoidable mortality between 1968 and 2001. Avoidable mortality refers to deaths from certain conditions that are considered to be largely avoidable given timely and effective health care. Using unit record mortality data, we classified deaths into three avoidable categories: conditions amenable to medical care (‘medical care indicators’ (MCI)),...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/42651
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/42651

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