Table 1

Core Health Indicators from WHO sources for Austria and Finland and the USA

Indicatora

Austria

Finland

USA


Population in millions, 2006

8.3

5.3

302.8

Population median age (years), 2006

40

41

36

Total fertility rate, women

1.4

1.7

2.0

Gross national income per capita international $

28350

23920

35190

Population in urban areas (%)

66

61

79

General government expenditure on health as percentage of total government expenditure

14.7

10.2

19.5

Per capita recorded alcohol consumption (liters of pure alcohol) among adults, 2003

11.08

9.31

8.61

Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, women

10.4

10.9

4.0

Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, Men

29.8

34.6

17.1

Homicide mortality per 100,000 population, < 1 year -- girls

10.5

0

7.4

Homicide mortality per 100,000 population, < 1 year -- boys

2.5

0

9.8

Homicide mortality per 100,000 population, 1--4 years -- girls

0.6

0.9

2.1

Homicide mortality per 100,000 population, 1--4 years -- boys

1.1

0.8

2.5


a WHO Core Health Indicators. http://www.who.int/whosis/en/ webcite and WHO Mortality database http://www.who.int/healthinfo/morttables/en/index.html webcite both accessed November 12, 2008. All statistics are for 2000 unless otherwise marked. The year 2000 was chosen because our data covers 1995--2005. Statistics for the USA are given to enhance comparison.

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