Health

Statistics describing the population's state of health, prevalence of diseases, incapacity for work, health behaviour and causes of death come under this topic. Statistics describing health care are also presented under Social protection and data on the number of deaths under Population.

Statistics

Alcoholic Beverage Consumption
The statistics cover both documented and undocumented consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Causes of death
Statistics Finland produces statistics on causes of death and on the development of mortality.
Congenital Malformations
The data are based on the National Institute for Health and Welfare Register of Congenital Malformations, which contains data on congenital anomalies detected in stillbirths or live births as well as in fetuses in selective terminations of pregnancy.
Health Care Professionals
The statistics contain data on licensed health professionals and health professionals with a protected occupational title.
Health Expenditure and Financing
In 2008, National Institute for Health and Welfare brought into use a new national system of accounting health expenditure and financing that is based on the OECD System of Health Accounts (SHA).
Health-Centre Outpatient Care
National Institute for Health and Welfare annually gathers data from health centres concerning the outpatient care that they provide.
IVF Treatments
The IVF Treatments statistics contain information on in vitro fertilisations (IVF) from 1992 onwards and on inseminations from 2006 onwards.
Induced Abortions
The data are based on the Register of Induced Abortions and Sterilisations at National Institute for Health and Welfare, which receives the data from the operating physician.
Inpatient Health Care
The statistics contain data on inpatient care in health centres and hospitals (including day surgery).
Outpatient Specialised Health Care
Data on outpatient specialised health care are gathered from health service providers annually.
Perinatal statistics - parturients, deliveries and newborns
The data are based on the National Institute for Health and Welfare Medical Birth Register, which contains data on mothers given birth and children born in Finland.
Private Health Care Provision
The statistics are based on activity reports submitted by private health-care providers to State Provincial Offices.
Sterilisations
The data are based on the Register of Induced Abortions and Sterilisations at National Institute for Health and Welfare, which receives the data from the operating physician.
Tobacco statistics
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) compiles tobacco statistics at the commission of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

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    30 Dec 2014

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