Inequality in health in nations

Dispersion in self rated healthStandard deviation of self rated health1980SD_Health_8023WVS1 item 83
1990-91SD_Health_9040WVS2 item 83
1995-98SD_Health_9649WVS3 item 11
1990sSD_Health_90s65Mean 1990, 96
Dispersion in self rated mental health Standard deviation BDI1974-99SD_BDI1_9320Van Hemert 2002, table 1
1988-99SD_BDI2_9513Van Hemert 2002, table 2
1984-97SD_BDI3_858Van Hemert 2002, table 3
Dispersion in length-of-lifeSpread of death rate by age in gini1; males only1956-67GiniYearsLivedM_6022Ultee 1988: 337
1977-83GiniYearsLivedM_8021Ultee 1988: 337
Spread of death rate by age in gini2; all1960GiniYearsLived_6026World Database of Happiness
1979-91GiniYearsLived_8028Own computation on UN-DY
Spread of death rate by age in gini3; all, age-standardized1979-83GiniYearsLived_8131LeGrand 1987: 190

Related topics: Inequality in longevity, Inequality in happiness
Related themes: Health, Inequality

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Though developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the source can also be used for other purposes.