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Title: Human development index adjusted for environmental indicators: case study in one Egyptian village
Authors: Gamal El Din, MM.
Issue Date: 2005
Language: English
Abstract: The Egypt Human Development Report 2003 does not take account of the impact of the environment on human development indicators. A case study was made in one village in El-Montaza district, Alexandria governorate, Egypt. The environmental indicators used for calculating the human development index were access to safe water, access to sanitation and environment surrounding the house. The human development index for this village decreased from 0.622 to 0.595 after adjustment for environmental factors
Description: 1124-1127
Keywords: Data Collection
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Economics
Educational Status
Environmental Health
Health Surveys
Subject: Health Status Indicators
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117047
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1105_6/11_5-6_2005_1124_1127.pdf
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