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A working guide to international comparisons of health

Author: Karen Bishop; Lisa Sainsbury; Shelley Thompson; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Publisher: Canberra, ACT : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Comparisons of health between countries are popular and useful, and often attract media attention. This guide highlights the types of questions to ask before comparing countries and when presenting health data in an international context."--Publisher website.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bishop; Lisa Sainsbury; Shelley Thompson; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
ISBN: 9781742492919 1742492916
OCLC Number: 793345123
Notes: AIHW cat. no. PHE 159.
"The authors of this guide were Karen Bishop, Lisa Sainsbury and Shelley Thompson."'--Acknowledgements.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 21 pages : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations --
Summary --
1. Introduction: How can health be compared between countries?; Sources and uses of international health-related data; How this guide is structured --
2. Making comparisons: considerations and complexities: Data quality; Choice of countries; Presentation of results --
3. Conclusion --
Appendix: Checklist for international comparisons of health-related data --
References --
List of tables --
List of figures --
List of boxes.
Responsibility: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
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"Comparisons of health between countries are popular and useful, and often attract media attention. This guide highlights the types of questions to ask before comparing countries and when presenting health data in an international context."--Publisher website.

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