These graphs show  international rates of “amenable mortality”—that is, deaths from certain causes before age 75 that are potentially preventable with timely and effective health care

Mortality Amenable to Health Care 1997-8


Mortality Amenable to Health Care 2002-3


From E. Nolte and C. M. McKee, “Measuring the Health of Nations: Updating an Earlier Analysis,” Health Affairs, Jan./Feb. 2008 27(1):58–71.

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