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Table 1 Indicators, definitions and data sources

From: Organized screening programmes for breast and cervical cancer in 17 EU countries: trajectories of attendance rates

# Indicator Definition Source
1a. Breast cancer screening, programme data Females aged 50–69 screened (%) OECD Health Statistics 2017
1b. Cervical cancer screening, programme data Females aged 20–69 screened (%) OECD Health Statistics 2017
2a; 2b; 2c; 2d; 2e; 2f; 2 g; 2 h; 2i; 2 l Demographic structure Persons, Female, ten age classes (25–29; 30–34; 35–39, 40–44; 45–49;50–54;55–59;60–64;65–69 years) over 20–69 (%) OECD Health Statistics 2017
2 m; 2n; 2o; 2p Demographic structure Persons, Female, four age classes (50–54;55–59;60–64;65–69 years), over 50–69 (%) OECD Health Statistics 2017
3. Income of households Euro per inhabitant, disposable income. Household income includes every form of income (e.g., salaries and wages, retirement income, near cash government transfers like food stamps, and investment gains) available for spending and saving after income taxes. EUROSTAT 2017
4. Gini - index of income equality The Gini coefficient is a measure of income distribution and is used to determine income inequality in a population. It ranges from 0 to 100%, with 0% representing perfect equality (i.e., every resident has the same income), and 100% representing perfect inequality (i.e., one resident earns all the income). The index of income equality refers to disposable income, post taxes and transfers, in a working age population aged 18–65. OECD Health Statistics 2017
5a. Preventive Care All Financing Schemes Per capita, constant prices, constant PPPs, OECD base year – US Dollar 2010.
Financing Schemes identify the main types of financing arrangements through which health services are paid for and obtained by people and include the following: i) Voluntary health insurance under which the access to health services is at the discretion of private actors through paid premiums; ii) Out-of-pocket payments under which the access to health services is at the discretion of private actors by a direct payment for services from the household primary income or savings; iii) Government healthcare financing schemes that involve financing arrangements to ensure access to all citizens/residents, or for a specific group of the population (e.g., the poor) defined by law/government regulation through domestic revenues of government (primarily taxes); iv) Compulsory health insurance that involves a financing arrangement to ensure access to healthcare for specific population groups through mandatory participation and eligibility based on the payment of health insurance contributions by or on behalf of the individuals concerned.
OECD Health Statistics 2017
5b. Preventive Care Government schemes and compulsory contributory health care financing schemes Per capita, constant prices, constant PPPs, OECD base year - US Dollar 2010 OECD Health Statistics 2017
6a; 6b; 6c; 6d; 6e Educational attainment level Female, five age classes (20–24; 25–34; 35–44, 45–54; 55–64 years), Less than primary, primary and lower secondary education (levels 0–2) (%) EUROSTAT 2017
6f; 6 g; 6 h; 6i; 6 l Educational attainment level Female, five age classes (20–24; 25–34; 35–44, 45–54; 55–64 years), Upper secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education (levels 3 and 4) (%) EUROSTAT 2017
6 m; 6n; 6o; 6p; 6q Educational attainment level Female, five age classes (20–24; 25–34; 35–44, 45–54; 55–64 years), Tertiary education (levels 5–8) (%) EUROSTAT 2017
7 Unemployment Female (% of female labour force) (modelled International Labour Organization-ILO estimate) GLOBAL ECONOMIC MONITOR 2017
8 Self-employed Female (% of female employment) GLOBAL ECONOMIC MONITOR 2017
  1. Abbreviations: OECD, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development