Term: Types of Potentially Avoidable Deaths
Last Updated: 2020-04-28
This indicator sub-divides
potentially avoidable deaths
into three categories:
Deaths due to diseases that are preventable (e.g., vaccine-preventable diseases and skin cancer)
Deaths due to diseases that are treatable (e.g., hypertension and asthma)
Deaths due to diseases considered 50% preventable and 50% treatable (e.g., ischemic heart disease)
Fransoo R, Mahar A, The Need to Know Team, Anderson A, Prior H, Koseva I, McCulloch S, Jarmasz J, Burchill S.
The 2019 RHA Indicators Atlas.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2019. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] [Additional Materials] (View)