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The same definition of the health states

It is of a great importance to compare Sullivan index calculated with the same definitions of health states. For example, differences between the health expectancies calculated for different countries can often be explained by great differences in the measurement instruments used to collect the basic data [3].

Eric Hauet
Fri Apr 25 22:40:35 DFT 1997