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Descriptor English: Active Life Expectancy
Descriptor Spanish: Esperanza de Vida Activa
Descriptor Portuguese: Expectativa de Vida Ativa
Descriptor French: Espérence de Vie Active
Entry term(s): Disability-Free Life Expectancy
Tree number(s): SP3.056.077
Scope note: The average number of years an individual is expected to live free of disability if current patterns of mortality and disability continue to apply. A statistical abstraction based on existing age-specific death rates and either age-specific disability prevalences or age-specific disability transition rates. (From: A Dictionary of Epidemiology / edited for the International Epidemiological Association by Miquel Porta; associate editors, John M. Last [et al.]. 5th ed, 2008)
Related: Potential Years of Life Lost DeCS
DeCS ID: 50288
Unique ID: DDCS050288
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Active Life Expectancy - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061456
Scope note The average number of years an individual is expected to live free of disability if current patterns of mortality and disability continue to apply. A statistical abstraction based on existing age-specific death rates and either age-specific disability prevalences or age-specific disability transition rates. (From: A Dictionary of Epidemiology / edited for the International Epidemiological Association by Miquel Porta; associate editors, John M. Last [et al.]. 5th ed, 2008)
Preferred term Active Life Expectancy
Entry term(s) Disability-Free Life Expectancy



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