Opening date: 25 November 2006
Closing date: 17 February 2006
Department: Office for National Statistics
Category: Health and Care
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) plans to develop indicators of avoidable and premature mortality, and is considering whether to develop an indicator of smoking-related mortality for use at national and subnational level. To inform the development of these new indicators contributions were invited for their definition and use in monitoring public health.
Although much work has been done internationally in recent decades to measure levels of avoidable or premature mortality, there has been a lack of consensus on how these deaths should be defined. ONS has examined recent research into both premature and avoidable mortality to inform the definition of indicators for use in National Statistics in England and Wales.
This consultation is now closed and the response is available for download.
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