Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Database on Croatian Health Service
Hrvatski zdravstveno-statistički ljetopis

Topic
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Croatia
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Dr. Tamara Poljicanin
Croatian National Institute of Public Health
Rockefellerova 7
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Phone: +38514863222
Fax: +38514863366
Email: hzjz(at)hzjz.hr
Url: www.hzjz.hr/.../Ljetopis_Yearbook_HR_2010.pdf

Timeliness, transparency

Data is available within one year of collection.

Type of data


Registry + Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of the same sample

Data gathering method

Registries


Registries and questionnaires


Access to data

Conditions of access


Free access


Up to one year


Aggregated tables


Excel, Text


Data is available in English and Croatian.


Coverage


Data has been collected every year until 2012.


1951


Stratification by county, age, sex, diagnosis, examination


Official Statistics


NUTS-1, NUTS-3


All ages, different age groups


Population and regional representative, special groups: children, school children, women, workers, etc.


The data cover the whole health system. The data source allows for a detailed study.


• Hrvatski zdravstveno-statistički ljetopis za 2011. godinu - Croatian Health Service Yearbook 2011


Linkage


The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision (ICD-10)


There is no common variable that allows linkage among databases or registries.


Data quality


Statistical estimates in some cases


NA


NA


Applicability


This is the most reliable source of health data in Croatia. The data provide information about the ultimate course of diseases in the population. It covers the entire Croatian population for a long period of time and is very detailed.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Marcel Leppee
  • (see Partners)