Methodology related to health and life expectancies

  • Guide to interpreting past and projected period and cohort life tables

    Methodology | Released on 2 December 2019

    Explanation and guidance on how to use the data published in the past and projected period and cohort life tables.

    Keywords: life expectancy, period, cohort

  • Opinions and Lifestyle Survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 31 October 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN), including strengths and limitations, recent improvements and quality characteristics.

    Keywords: Opinions and Lifestyle, Quality, Methodology

  • Guide to calculating national life tables

    Methodology | Released on 21 January 2019

    Explanation of the methodology used to create the national life tables.

    Keywords: Life expectancy, mortality, longevity

  • Health state life expectancies, UK QMI

    Methodology | Released on 12 December 2018

    Quality and Methodology Information for health state life expectancies, UK, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: Methods, outputs, health analysis, statistics

  • Proposed method changes to UK health state life expectancies

    Methodology | Released on 7 December 2017

    This report assesses three methods for future estimation of health state life expectancies and is consulting on these methods

    Keywords: Healthy life expectancy, sub-national, health state prevalence

  • Health expectancies QMI

    Methodology | Released on 25 October 2017

  • 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

  • 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