Asthma Death Rate 1980 – 2005: Finland, France

Death rate (per 100 000 men/women) due to asthma in Finland and France from year 1980 to 2005:

Sources:
1. Finland: Statistic Finland, Health – Causes of Death
2. France: Center for Epidemiology on Medical Causes of Death

Pneumonia Death Rate 1980 – 2005: Finland, France, Denmark

Death rate (per 100 000 men/women) due to pneumonia in Finland, France and Denmark from year 1980 to 2005:

Legend: square – man, cross – woman

Sources:
1. Finland: Statistic Finland, Health – Causes of Death
2. France: Center for Epidemiology on Medical Causes of Death
3. Denmark: Statistic Denmark, Population and Elections – Births and Deaths

Prisoner Rate 1987 – 2002: Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland

Prisoner rate (per 100 000 population) for countries France, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for year 1987 – 2002:

Year Austria France Germany Switzerland
1987 97.6 91.0 52.7
1988 86.2 83.1 71.0
1989 82.6 80.3 70.9
1990 84.4 83.6 64.4 75.6
1991 85.9 85.3 66.2 79.0
1992 87.4 86.0 73.9 79.1
1993 88.8 88.7 73.7 81.1
1994 84.8 92.8 74.0 81.2
1995 76.8 91.5 74.8 80.3
1996 84.1 92.5 79.0 77.5
1997 86.0 92.9 82.9 76.6
1998 85.3 91.1 85.2 79.4
1999 85.0 92.0 84.3 81.4
2000 84.6 82.9 85.5 79.7
2001 87.8 79.4 85.3 71.4
2002 89.6 86.1 68.5

France Marriage and Divorce Rates: 1970 – 2004

Marriage and divorce rates (per 1000 population) in France from year 1970 to 2004:

Source: OECD Index of Statistical Variables – Population, Marriage and Divorce

Europe: Organ Donation 2006

Source: Eurobarometer – Europeans and Organ Donation

Question 1: Would you be willing to donate one of your organs to an organ donation service immediately after your death? 
– % of participants say Yes.

Sweden – 81%
Finland – 73%
Belgium – 71%
Denmark – 69%
Netherlands – 69%
France – 67%
Ireland – 67%
Portugal – 66%
UK – 63%
Luxembourg – 62%
Spain – 57%
Greece – 53%
Germany – 46%
Italy – 45%
Austria – 33%

Question 2: If you were asked in a hospital to donate an organ from a deceased close family member, would you agree?
– % of participants say Yes.

Sweden – 74%
Finland – 73%
Netherlands – 66%
Belgium – 65%
Denmark – 63%
Portugal – 63%
UK – 63%
Luxembourg – 62%
France – 61%
Spain – 59%
Ireland – 57%
Greece – 54%
Germany – 46%
Italy – 39%
Austria – 35%

Question 3: Do you already have an organ donation card?
– % of participants say Yes:

Netherlands – 44%
Sweden – 30%
Ireland – 29%
UK- 26%
Denmark – 25%
Finland – 17%
Luxembourg – 14%
Italy – 13%
France – 10%
Germany – 9%
Spain – 7%
Austria – 4%
Belgium – 3%
Greece – 3%
Portugal – 2%  

P/S: I thought it would be interesting to see what is the difference between people’s willing to donate their organ and they actually have an organ card.  Well, they could have whatever reason to not having the organ donation card yet…

Countries / (% of participants willing to donate organ) – (% of participants have the card) 
Netherlands : -25%
Austria : -29%
Italy : -32%
Germany : -37%
UK : -37%
Ireland : -38%
Denmark : -44%
Luxembourg : -48%
Greece : -50%
Spain : -50%
Sweden : -51%
Finland : -56%
France : -57%
Portugal : -64%
Belgium : -68%

Abortion/Birth Ratio 1980 – 2005 : Netherlands, France, Italy

Abortion to livebirth ratio (number of abortions per 100 livebirths) year 1980 to 2005 for Netherlands, France and Italy:

Source:
Robert Johnston: Abortion statistics and other data

Cerebrovascular Death Rate 1980 – 2005: Finland, France, Denmark

Death rate (per 100 000 men/women) due to cerebrovascular in Finland, France and Denmark from year 1980 to 2005:

Legend: square – man, cross – woman

Sources:
1. Finland: Statistic Finland, Health – Causes of Death
2. France: Center for Epidemiology on Medical Causes of Death
3. Denmark: Statistic Denmark, Population and Elections – Births and Deaths