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Health & Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: Life Expectancy Decomposition - An Overview of Changes in Northern Ireland Life Expectancy 2001-03 to 2006-08

Creator:

Rodgers, H. & Stewart, B., Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Subject Keywords: ALL CAUSES OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY, DEPRIVED AREA, HEALTH INEQUALITY, LIFE EXPECTANCY, MORTALITY, SOCIAL CARE
Topic: Health Inequalities
Chronic Conditions
Health Inequalities
Type: Report
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

The report “Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: Life Expectancy Decomposition – An overview of changes in Northern Ireland life expectancy 2001-03 to 2006-08”, is part of the Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System (HSCIMS) and follows on from the HSCIMS report “Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System – Changes in the life expectancy gap 1999/01 – 2004/06” which was published in October 2008.Despite increases in life expectancy across all areas, the differential (or gap) between life expectancy estimates for those living in the most deprived areas in Northern Ireland compared with the overall NI average has increased between 2001-03 and 2006-08. Similarly, the gap in life expectancy between those living in rural areas and NI as a whole has also increased over the period. This report details how trends in mortality by age and cause of death explain recent changes in life expectancy and life expectancy gaps.

Date:

01/02/2011

Rights: © Crown Copyright
Suggested citation:

Rodgers, H. & Stewart, B., Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. (2011) Health & Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: Life Expectancy Decomposition - An Overview of Changes in Northern Ireland Life Expectancy 2001-03 to 2006-08 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/55092 [Accessed: 16th September 2019].

  

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