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Data set, Part of

1a.ii Potential years of life lost (PYLL) from causes considered amenable to healthcare - children and young people

Date Range:
01 Jan 2003 to 31 Dec 2014
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The number of years of life lost by every 100,000 persons aged 0 to 19 dying from a condition which is usually treatable, measured in a way which allows for comparisons between populations with different age profiles and over time.

To ensure that the NHS is held to account for doing all that it can to prevent amenable deaths. Deaths from causes considered ‘amenable’ to healthcare are premature deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective healthcare.

There are no planned future updates for this indicator. The methodology for the indicator requires review, this is not actively being progressed at this time.

Legacy unique identifier: P01727