Author: Paul Norman, Dan Exeter, Nicola Shelton, Jenny Head. Emily Murray

Resource Type: Report

Categories: Health inequalities

Publishing body: Professional body

Health expectancies are an indicator of healthy ageing that reflect quantity and quality of life. Using limiting long term illness and mortality prevalence, we calculate disability-free life expectancy for small areas in England and Wales between 1991 and 2011 for males and females aged 50–74, the life stage when people may be changing their occupation from main career to retirement or alternative work activities.

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