Research and development


29 JULY 2019


The department of health statistics wishes to provide data users with statistics that meet the generally recognized quality standards.

Quality reports evaluate the quality and reliability of statistics. The main aim of the quality reports is to describe how the statistics meets the internationally agreed quality requirements.

In co-operation with the other departments of the National Institute for Health Development and organizations, the department of health statistics also improves health-related definitions and manages some classifications or their extensions.

This page gathers the definitions, classifications and explanatory remarks necessary for health and health care statistics.