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Descriptor English: Health Expectancy
Descriptor Spanish: Expectativa de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Expectativa de Saúde
Descriptor French: Espérance de Santé
Tree number(s): SP5.001.047.103.099.020
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Health expectancy is a population-based measure of the proportion of expected life span estimated to be healthful and fulfilling, or free of illness, disease and disability according to social norms and perceptions and professional standards. (From: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/about/HPG/en/)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57925
Unique ID: DDCS057925
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Health Expectancy - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062196
Scope note Health expectancy is a population-based measure of the proportion of expected life span estimated to be healthful and fulfilling, or free of illness, disease and disability according to social norms and perceptions and professional standards. (From: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/about/HPG/en/)
Preferred term Health Expectancy



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