Projects tagged with Life expectancy
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Health expectancy is a summary measure of population health that combines both non-fatal and fatal health outcomes into a single metric. Health expectancy indicators have the potential to assess how many gained years of life expectancy are spent in good health and free from functional limitations. This...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Hazards, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Pregnancy
Objectives: To determine the proportion of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity cases, identified by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), that are also reported within the annual serious adverse events (SAEs) reports published by the Health Quality and Safety...
This publication contains facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group, sex, ethnicity and district health board for deaths registered in 2012. Cancer, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, motor vehicle accidents, suicide and maternal deaths are analysed and reviewed in...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Statistics New Zealand regularly derives projections as an indication of future changes in New Zealand’s population size, age-sex structure, and growth rate. The projections are based on assumptions about the components of population change – fertility (births), mortality (deaths), and migration. These assumptions are...
This publication contains facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group, sex, ethnicity and district health board for deaths registered in 2011. Cancer, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, motor vehicle accidents and suicide deaths are analysed and reviewed in more detail...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Behaviour Management, Disease, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Mental Health, Quality of Life
Suicide is an issue of major concern to New Zealand communities. Each year more than 500 people take their lives, more than the number of those who die in road traffic crashes. Each of these deaths affects the lives of many others and many are preventable. As noted in the New Zealand Suicide...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Policy, Public Service, Ageing, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Older People
Patient falls resulting in harm are one of the most frequently reported adverse events in hospitals. Of the 730 serious adverse events reported by district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand in 2010–12, 365 were patient falls (averaging one every other day); of those, 170 were associated with a hip fracture, typically adding an...
A significant piece of work was concluded in 2013 which focussed on measurement and evaluation across the medication safety programme, with an emphasis on the electronic medicines management (eMM) initiatives, a partnership between the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) and the National Health IT Board....
Topics: Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Ageing, Life expectancy, Older People
This paper is one of a number of background papers commissioned by the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income for the 2013 Review of Retirement Income Policy. These papers help set the scene for consultation and debate. This paper focuses on New Zealand's longevity trends and their...
The 2013 review of retirement income policies considered the balance between eight separate objectives which overlap and sometimes even compete with each other. These position papers are intended to promote debate and understanding so a consensus can develop on what constitutes sustainable policy. New Zealand...
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