Methodology related to health and life expectancies

  • Method changes to life and health state expectancies

    Methodology | Released on 29 November 2016

    Report outlining the changes to life expectency, healthy life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy.

    Keywords: ageing, living longer and healthier

  • Health state life expectancies, UK QMI

    Quality and methodology information | Revised on 29 November 2016

  • Health expectancies QMI

    Quality and methodology information | Revised on 14 March 2014

    Health expectancies (HE) are extensions of period life expectancies that combine morbidity and mortality data. This data is used to produce the estimated life span that a person can expect to live in very good or good health (Healthy Life Expectancies (HLE)) or without a limiting long standing illness or disability (Disability Free Life Expectancy (DFLE)).

    Keywords: disability free,ill health,morbidity,mortality,life span,good health

  • Opinions and lifestyle survey QMI

    Quality and methodology information | Revised on 11 September 2012

    Self-reported long-standing illness or disability among adults

    Keywords: long standing illness,disability