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Variations in amenable mortality—Trends in 16 high-income nations


  • Nolte, Ellen
  • McKee, Martin


There has been growing interest in the comparison of health system performance within and between countries, using a range of different indicators. This study examines trends in amenable mortality, as one measure of health system performance, in sixteen high-income countries.

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  • Nolte, Ellen & McKee, Martin, 2011. "Variations in amenable mortality—Trends in 16 high-income nations," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(1), pages 47-52.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:103:y:2011:i:1:p:47-52 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2011.08.002

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    1. Juan G. Gay & Valérie Paris & Marion Devaux & Michael de Looper, 2011. "Mortality Amenable to Health Care in 31 OECD Countries: Estimates and Methodological Issues," OECD Health Working Papers 55, OECD Publishing.
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