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Household Expenditure on Health in India, Forecast 2015 - 2019

Household Expenditure on Health in India, Forecast 2015 - 2019
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Main Healthcare Indicators

  • Disability-Adjusted Life Years

    Stands for Disability-Adjusted Life Years and measures the gap between current health status and an ideal health situation where the entire population lives to an advanced age, free of disease and disability. It is calculated as the sum of the Years Life Lost (YLL) due to premature mortality in the population and the Years Lost due to Disability (YLD) for people living with the health condition or its consequences. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Health Expenditure

    Sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Usually expressed as a percentage of GDP. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Practising Physicians

    Number of practising physicians, usually measured per 1000 or 100 000 inhabitants. It includes generalist and specialist medical practitioners. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Health Professionals

    Total number of health professionals. Health professionals maintain health in humans through the application of the principles and procedures of evidence-based medicine and caring. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Public Health Expenditure

    Recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Public capital formation on health includes publicly-financed investment in health facilities plus capital transfers to the private sector for hospital construction and equipment. Usually expressed as a percentage of GDP. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Child Mortality

    Probability of dying between the first and fifth birthday. It is a core indicator for child health and well-being. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Child Immunisation

    Percentage of children aged 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against infectious diseases after receiving three doses of vaccine. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Out Of Pocket Expenditure

    Any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. Usually expressed as a percentage of private health expenditure. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Maternal Mortality Ratio

    Number of deaths of women while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes. Usually measured per 100,000 live births. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Per Capita Health Expenditure

    Measures health expenditures per person, usually expressed in current prices. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Private Health Expenditure

    Includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Perinatal Mortality

    Pregnancy losses occuring after seven completed months of gestation (stillbirths) plus deaths to live births within the first seven days of life (early neonatal deaths). The perinatal mortality rate is expressed per 1,000 pregnancies and is derived by dividing the total number of perinatal deaths by the total number of pregnancies reaching seven months gestation. It is used as an indicator for the quality of antenatal and perinatal care. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Practising Nurses And Midwives

    Number of practising nurses and midwives, usually measured per 1,000 inhabitants. It includes professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Healthy Life Years

    Average number of years that a person can expect to live in full health by taking into account mortality and morbidity. It adjusts overall life expectancy by the amount of time lived in less than perfect health. It is an indicator of population health. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Alcohol Use

    Prevalence Of Alcohol Dependence, Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Stunting And Underweight

    Percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age and weight for age are more than two standard deviation below the respective medians for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Smoking Prevalence

    Percentage of people in a given population who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes or any other smoked tobacco products on a daily basis. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Contraceptive Prevalence

    Percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for women aged 15-49 years who are married or in union. Based on: United Nations Children's Fund.

  • Antenatal Care

    Percentage of women who received antenatal care provided by skilled health personnel for reasons related to pregnancy at least once during pregnancy as a percentage of live births in a given perdiod. It is an indicator of access and utilization of health care during pregnancy. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Self Reported Health

    Reflects people's overall perception of their own health, including both physical and psychological dimensions. Typically, survey respondents are asked a question such as: "How is your health in general? Very good, good, fair, poor, very poor". It is a major determinant of the health demand, more than the actual health status. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Unmet Need For Contraception

    Number of women (married or in-union, aged 15-49 years) who are fecund and sexually active but are not using any method of contraception, and report not wanting any more children or wanting to delay the next child. The concept of unmet need points the gap between women's reproductive intentions and their contraceptive behaviour. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Delivery Care

    Percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel (doctors, nurses or midwives). Based on: United Nations Children's Fund.

  • Illicit Drug Use

    Percentage of people in a given population who report ever having used any type of illicit drug. In this context, the latter is defined as any of the substances in Schedule I and II of the United Nations' 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, wether natural or synthetic. Based on: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.