Flashcards in Comparing the health status of Australians to other developed countries Deck (12)
Define: developed country
country that has advanced aqequately with regards to technology, economy and health status.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. An organisation comprising 32 developed countries, including Australia, Japan, Newq Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
LIfe expectancy and HALE for 5 countries?
Japan Australia NZ UK USA (swap Australia then Japan for highest male life expectancy)
Adult mortality rate?
): Australia (60 and among lowest in world) Jap NZ UK OECD average USA global average
: Jap Aus (about 4) UK OECD High income countries NZ USA global average (significantly higher)
Japan OECD UK NZ Aus USA, with Japan being significantly lower.
Describe morbidity in australia and other developed countries
Dominated by non communicable diseases eg. obesity.
Japan has high suicide rate, more anti anxiety medication per person than any other country.
USA has highest rate of mental illness
Australia: most YLD lost due to depression and anxiety
DALY's per 1000?
• Japan Aus NZ OEDC UK USA Global average
: Jap Aus NZ OECD UK USA global average (1.25x USA)
UK AUs Jap and OECD NZ USA global average (double USA)
UK Jap NZ Aus (similar) OECD USA