# HHD- Statistical Analysis

 Health Status Refers to an overall evaluation made about how an individual or poplation is at any given time Incorperating... Life Expectancy DisabilityDisease Risk Factors Trend A statistical analysis term which refers to a pattern or relationship in the data. Interpreting Trends; The aim for analysing trends is to sum up a graph or the like in a statement. Find one applicable rule to apply out of the following 3- Rule 1- Summarise the whole graph: Look at the graph/table. Is there a statement that you can write which summarises the whole graph? Rule 2- What is being compared?: Look at what is being compared. Is there a statement that can be made about this? Rule 3- Some of the data: Can you make a genral staement about some of the data shown in the graph? Life Expectancy An Indication of how long a person can expect to live, or the nuber of years reamining to that person at a particular age, provided death rates do not change Mortality The number of deaths caused by a particular disease, illness or other envioronmenatl factor Morbidity Ill health in an individual and levels of ill health in a population or group The Difference between mortality and morbitity Morbidity is a measure of levels of ill heath and diseae and morbidioty is a measure of deaths caused by a disease/ illness Prevalence The number or proportion of exsisting cases of a particular disease/condition during a specific time Incidence The number or rate of NEW cases of a disease/condition during a specific time The difference between incidence and prevalence; Prevalence measures the amount of exsisting cases of a disease/condition whereas incidence is a measure of new cases of a disease/illness. Burden Of Disease A measure of ill health in a community. It measures the gap between current health status and and ideal where everyone lives to old age free from disease and disabilty DALY's Disability Adjusted Life Years Measure of the burden of disease in a community or group. One DALY equals to one year of healthy life lost due to premature death and time living with disease/illness DALY's = YLL+ YLD DALY- Disability adjusted life yearYLL- Years of Life LostYLD- Years of Life Living with Disease/Disablity YLL- Years of Life Lost The fatal burden of disease of a population defined as years of life lost due to death YLD- Years of Life Living with Disease/Disability The non-fatal component of disease and is a meaure of the healthy years lost due to disease and disablity Authorcherrykissx ID69167 Card SetHHD- Statistical Analysis DescriptionExplores the definitons of statistical terms and how to interperet and analyse trens and data. Updated2011-02-27T04:35:00Z Show Answers