Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 5: The Health Index

Year

Health

Disabilities

Mortality

Low Birth-Weight Survival

Suicide

1970

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1971

0.9%

0.0%

9.2%

-1.3%

-4.4%

1972

0.6%

0.0%

11.9%

-0.5%

-8.8%

1973

0.2%

0.0%

13.6%

0.5%

-13.2%

1974

0.3%

0.0%

17.3%

1.4%

-17.6%

1975

0.6%

0.0%

22.8%

1.6%

-22.0%

1976

0.3%

0.0%

25.1%

2.6%

-26.4%

1977

0.4%

0.4%

29.4%

2.9%

-30.8%

1978

0.2%

0.7%

31.4%

3.9%

-35.3%

1979

0.1%

1.1%

34.2%

4.9%

-39.7%

1980

-0.2%

1.4%

36.1%

6.0%

-44.1%

1981

-0.3%

1.9%

40.0%

5.4%

-48.5%

1982

0.0%

5.4%

42.0%

5.3%

-52.9%

1983

-0.5%

5.7%

44.4%

5.1%

-57.3%

1984

-1.2%

6.3%

45.2%

5.3%

-61.7%

1985

-1.6%

8.2%

46.1%

5.4%

-66.1%

1986

-2.4%

9.2%

47.4%

4.5%

-70.5%

1987

-2.9%

11.8%

48.0%

3.5%

-74.9%

1988

-4.2%

11.9%

48.1%

2.6%

-79.3%

1989

-5.3%

12.2%

48.7%

1.6%

-83.7%

1990

-5.8%

12.6%

51.6%

0.6%

-88.1%

1991

-4.9%

12.9%

53.6%

-0.8%

-85.4%

1992

-3.6%

14.2%

56.3%

-2.0%

-82.7%

1993

-3.7%

12.2%

56.2%

-3.3%

-80.0%

1994

-3.0%

11.7%

58.0%

-4.5%

-77.3%

1995

-2.5%

10.1%

60.0%

-5.8%

-74.6%

1996

-0.9%

8.9%

61.1%

-7.0%

-66.8%

1997

0.3%

6.8%

62.3%

-8.9%

-59.0%

1998

1.5%

4.7%

62.4%

-9.8%

-51.2%

1999

3.0%

2.5%

63.3%

-10.6%

-43.4%

2000

4.7%

0.5%

63.8%

-10.0%

-35.6%

2001

5.2%

0.5%

65.8%

-11.7%

-33.9%

Figure 5: The Health Index

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