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Health at a Glance 2019

OECD Indicators

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Health at a Glance compares key indicators for population health and health system performance across OECD members, candidate and partner countries. It highlights how countries differ in terms of the health status and health-seeking behaviour of their citizens; access to and quality of health care; and the resources available for health. Analysis is based on the latest comparable data across 80 indicators, with data coming from official national statistics, unless otherwise stated.

Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, an overview chapter summarises the comparative performance of countries and major trends, including how much health spending is associated with staffing, access, quality and health outcomes. This edition also includes a special focus on patient-reported outcomes and experiences, with a thematic chapter on measuring what matters for people-centred health systems.

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Population coverage for health care

The share of a population covered for a core set of health services offers an initial assessment of access to care and financial protection. However, it is only a partial measure of accessibility and coverage, focusing on the number of people covered. Universal health coverage also depends on the range of services covered and the degree of cost sharing for these services. Such services also need to be of sufficient quality. Indicators in this chapter focus on access and different dimensions of coverage, while Chapter 6 provides indicators on quality and outcomes of care.

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