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Define: developed country

country that has advanced aqequately with regards to technology, economy and health status.

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Define: OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. An organisation comprising 32 developed countries, including Australia, Japan, Newq Zealand, United Kingdom, USA

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LIfe expectancy and HALE for 5 countries?

Japan  Australia  NZ  UK  USA (swap Australia then Japan for highest male life expectancy)

4

Adult mortality rate?

): Australia (60 and among lowest in world)  Jap  NZ  UK OECD average  USA  global average

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U5MR:

: Jap  Aus (about 4)  UK  OECD  High income countries NZ  USA  global average (significantly higher)

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Obesity (morbidity)

Japan  OECD  UK  NZ  Aus  USA, with Japan being significantly lower.

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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

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DALY's per 1000?

• Japan  Aus  NZ  OEDC  UK  USA  Global average

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Communicable diseases?

: Jap  Aus  NZ  OECD  UK  USA  global average (1.25x USA)

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Injuries?

UK  AUs  Jap and OECD  NZ  USA  global average (double USA)

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Diabetes?

UK  Jap  NZ  Aus (similar)  OECD  USA

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Respiratory diseases?

: Jap  OECD  Aus  NZ  USA  UK (Aus high compared to OECD due to high Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases)