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Subtopic: Subnational Health Expectancies

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  • Increase in years males and females at birth expected to live with a disability 24-Jul-2014
    ONS looks at Disability-Free Life Expectancy in England, 2009-11 and 2006-08
  • Females live longer than males but spend a larger proportion of their lives with a disability 28-Mar-2014
    Disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) estimates provide an insight into the population’s health by indicating the number of years an individual might expect to spend disability free in his or her lifetime.
  • Healthy life expectancy higher in the South of England in 2009-11 18-Sep-2013
    Healthy life expectancy in the North East was significantly lower than all other regions
  • Video Summary: Disability Free Life Expectancy by Area Deprivation: England, 2003-06 and 2007-10 25-Jul-2013
    A video summary of the Statistical bulletin, inequality in disability free life expectancy by area deprivation: England , 2003-06 and 2007-10. The Video summary firstly discusses the relationship between life expectancy and disability free life expectancy. The next slide explains how small areas were grouped by their index of multiple deprivation scores to provide five area groups ranked by their relative deprivation. The disability free life expectancy for males and females at birth and age 65 in the most and least deprived areas is discussed for the two, four year periods 2003-06 and 2007-10. The third slide discusses the general trends seen in life expectancy and disability free life expectancy between 2003-06 and 2007-10 using males at birth as an example. The concept of using the range between the least and most deprived areas to assess inequality is introduced. The final slide considers the range for males and females at birth and at age 65 for 2003-06 and 2007-10 and concludes that inequality is increasing and that it is increasing more rapidly for females than for males.
  • Video Summary: Inequalities in disability free life expectancy across England 13-Jun-2012
    Short video explaining differences in disability free life expectancy across England. It shows differences between areas with different levels of deprivation within England. It then compares different local areas showing the highest and lowest disability free life expectancy.

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