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Table 5 Top three indicators ranked by headline frequency

From: Headline indicators for monitoring the performance of health systems: findings from the european Health Systems_Indicator (euHS_I) survey

Domain Name of indicator Ranking bya Frequencies Availabilities
Headline HSPA domain Individual preferences HSPA domainb Headlinec ECHI / Eurostat OECD WHO-EUR
N responded assessed for domain % N responded assessed for headline per HSPA domain %
Access Share of population covered by health insurance 1 1 1 69 96% 43 65%
Accessibility to acute care 2 3 3 66 92% 26 43%
Self-reported unmet need for medical care (total by reason: cost, waiting time, distance) 3 2 na 68 91% 25 40%
Efficiency Total health care expenditure by all financing agents (total, public and private sectors) 1 6 1 54 76% 20 49%
Hospital beds 2 2 na 61 79% 18 38%
Vaccination coverage in children 2 23 na 52 54% 18 64%
Current health care expenditure (CHE) by all financing agents (total, public and private sectors) 4 8 na 54 67% 17 47%
Quality of Care Vaccination coverage in children 1 2 na 52 85% 29 66%
Infant mortality rate 2 13 na 50 72% 26 72%
Maternal mortality rate 3 5 na 48 88% 25 60%
Equity Share of population covered by health insurance 1 4 na 69 57% 27 69%
Self-reported unmet need for medical care (total by reason: cost, waiting time, distance) 2 2 na 68 62% 20 48%
Accessibility to acute care 3 8 na 66 52% 19 56%
Health Status Life expectancy 1 1 1 52 90% 35 74%
Infant mortality rate 2 3 4 50 78% 30 77%
Healthy Life Years (HLY) 3 2 1 51 82% 26 62%
Health Determinants Share of population covered by health insurance 1 7 na 69 46% 18 56%
Life expectancy 2 17 na 52 50% 18 69%
Body Mass Index 3 2 2 44 82% 17 47%
  1. na not available
  2. a the statistical rank of the respective indicator based on the HSPA domain or headline level per HSPA domain frequency. If there are duplicate values in the ranking, these are given the same rank. () indicator available, (−) not available
  3. b\( HSPA\ {domain\ frequency}_{i\ d}=\sum \limits_{r=1}^N{x}_r \),
  4. c\( Headline\ level\ per\ {HSPA\ frequency}_{i\ d\ h}=\sum \limits_{r=1}^N{y}_r \)where i is indicator ID, d is domain name (access / efficiency / equity / quality of care / health status / health determinants), h is headline level, x is received score for domain, y is received score for headline level, r is questionnaire ID