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These will be highlighted throughout the book, with the last chapter (Chapter 11) aiming to provide an overview of how public health moves from understanding public health problems through to implementing and monitoring the impact of interventions to tackle those problems. This chapter is concerned with some of the core information that is required to understand and monitor the public health, which is essential, although not enough, for public health practice. 1. Factors you may have considered under ‘determinants’ include: • • 10:11:29:06:07 Inﬂuences to do with the individual – for example, behavioural factors such as smoking, diet and exercise; knowledge and attitudes to health issues; wealth, employment and educational background; personality and response to stressful situations.
50. 41). 4 times higher than in England and Wales. Indirect standardization follows the same principle as direct standardization but with one very important diﬀerence. In indirect standardization a standard population is used to provide age-speciﬁc death rates, rather than providing the proportions of the population in diﬀerent age groups. The age-speciﬁc death rates of the standard population are applied to the age groups of the population to which it is being compared. This gives the number of deaths in each group that would be expected if the population had the same age-speciﬁc death rates as the standard population.
The information generated by the system is used in national policy-making, planning, and evaluation. The system also provides an invaluable infrastructure for undertaking other types of studies, such as on levels of morbidity from particular health problems. Epidemiological survey methods are described in Chapter 5. Further reading for rapid evaluation methods can be found at the end of this chapter. Data from the demographic surveillance system in Tanzania are referred to again in subsequent chapters.