Public Health Status and Forecasts. The health status of the Dutch population over the period 1950-2010
Volksgezondheid Toekomst Verkenning. De gezondheidstoestand van de Nederlandse bevolking in de periode 1950-2010
Ruwaard D, Kramers PGN, van den Berg Jeths A, Achterberg PW
RIVM Report 431501016
With this document a large amount of health data on the Dutch population is presented in a way which highlights the various interrelationships involved. Data on the status of public health; determinants, defined as factors that influence the health status; developments in public health and forecasts are combined using a conceptual model. In the structure of this model indicators such as mortality, health expectancy, presence of diseases an disorders find a place. This document serves as a basis for the Dutch Health policy (health-care policy, prevention policy and intersectoral policy).