Health expectancy is a summary measure of population health combining information about length and quality of life into a single metric. It gives the number of remaining years expected to be lived in a specific health state at a particular age. We present here the results for different definitions of the health component:
This indicator is based on the Global Activity Limitation Instrument (GALI) (https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Glossary:Activity_limitation)
This indicator is based on the question 'How is your health in general?'
Mortality data are based on exhaustive death data compiled by Statistics Belgium and health data come from the Belgian Health Interview Surveys.
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