Title

Application of healthy life year measures to environmental health issues

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1-2019

Journal

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

DOI

10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.11248-5

Keywords

Environmental impact on health; Healthy life years; Summary measures of public health

Abstract

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. This article, outlines the background of measures of health status in a population, reviews their strengths and limitations, and discusses their use in assessing the consequences of a wide variety of environmental factors and interventions on human health.

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