• Availability of social support (Bar chart)
  • Availability of social support (Map)
  • Availability of social support (Boxplot chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database

Indicators: 611
Updated: 15 June 2018
Downloads: 16248

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Availability of social support
Indicator code: SocialSupport

The level of availability of social support is expressed as a percentage of population aged 50 years and over who responded “yes” to the survey question: “If you were in trouble, do you have relatives or friends you can count on to help you whenever you need them, or not?”

Data source: Gallup World Poll

Country notes
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