This website places cookies on your device to help us improve our service to you. To find out more, see our Privacy and Cookies statement.

Healthy life expectancy: references

HLE technical paper for these web pages

Lawder R, Gordon R. Healthy life expectancy: technical paper (Version 10) (473Kb). Scottish Public Health Observatory, NHS Information Services (ISD), NHS Scotland, December 2016.

Other references

Clark D, McKeon A, Sutton M, Wood R. Healthy life expectancy in Scotland (324Kb). Information and Statistics Division, Common Services Agency, NHS Scotland, 2004.

Jagger C, Gillies C, Moscone F, et al, and the EHLEIS team. Inequalities in healthy life years in the 25 countries of the European Union in 2005: a cross-national meta-regression analysis. Lancet 2008; published online.

Leon et al (2003). Understanding the health of Scotland's population in an international context (1.71MB).

Macdonald AS, Straughn J, Sutton M. Healthy life expectancy measurement in Scotland. British Actuarial Journal 2006;12(II):327-394. (no web version available)

Mathers CD. Healthy life expectancy in 191 countries, 1999. Lancet 2001;357:1685-1691.

Wood R, Sutton M, Clark D, McKeon A, Bain M. Measuring inequalities in health: the case for healthy life expectancy.Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2006;60:1089-1092.

World Health Organization. Commission on Social Determinants of Health. Final report: Closing the gap in a generation - Health equity through action on the social determinants of health. 2008. (Part 1, Chapter 2 of this report compares (in Table 2.1) male life expectancy at birth in selected countries and small areas, including data for Calton and for Lenzie North in Glasgow in Scotland.)

Page last updated: 01 September 2017

© Scottish Public Health Observatory 2014