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Sweden is healthiest place to live in world

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7088.1145c (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Sweden and Israel are the world's healthiest countries, according to league tables drawn up by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Among the 27 developed and developing countries surveyed South Africa and India are the least healthy, while the United Kingdom is the least healthy in western Europe.

    The league tables were drawn up using 12 different healthcare indicators rather than simply relying on life expectancy alone, as have other surveys. …

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