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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Health Data


OECD, an international organization (30 member countries) helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalize economy.


OECD Health Data offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health systems across OECD countries. It is an essential tool for health researchers and policy advisors in governments, the private sector and the academic community, to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from international comparisons of diverse health care systems.

Primary Content

OECD Health Data include information for measuring and analyzing health system performance, explaining variations in performance, long-term care for frail elderly persons and overall system assessment.

Population Targeted

Population in the EOCD Member countries.

Years Collected

Since 1960.



Geographic Estimates

Member countries.

Contact Information

Agency homepage:

Data system homepage:,,EN-links_abstract-684-5-no-no-1125-0,00.html.


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