On implementation of population life qulity assessment into social-hygienic monitoring system

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A.Yu. Popova1, N.V. Zaitseva2, I.V. May2


1Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, 18 Vadkovskiy lane, build 5 and 7, Moscow, 127994, Russian Federation
2Federal Scientific Center for Medical and Preventive Health Risk Management Technologies, 82 Monastyrskaya Str., Perm, 614045, Russian Federation


The article dwells on grounds for implementing population life quality assessment into social-hygienic monitoring system; it also outlines some methodical approaches to such assessment. Certain techniques are now applied both in Russia and worldwide but the authors propose to update them by application of approaches oriented at life quality assessment as a combination of life quality potential (in a country, region, or a municipal district) and risks of a decrease in this potential. The suggested approaches allow both to calculate integral indexes and to fragment life quality potential and risks in order to solve managerial tasks. It is shown that social-hygienic monitoring system is able to provide informational, methodical, and analytical base for life quality assessment due to it being a state system that has long been accumulating medical-demographic, social-economic, sanitary-hygienic, and other data on Russian regions functioning.

Implementation of life quality assessment into social-hygienic monitoring system will require to improve and enhance interdepartmental interaction; to make each concerned party have greater interest in obtaining relevant and correct indexes of population life quality and separate components of its potential and risks; to include a substantial sociological component into systems of observations as it will help to assess people's satisfaction with their living standard in general and with its specific components; to develop and implement methodical support, as well as hardware and software for assessment of life quality including its separate components and to enlarge the information fund of social-hygienic monitoring; to develop skills of experts employed at Rospotrabnadzor's bodies and organizations who are responsible for formation of regional and federal information funds and for analytical data processing.

social-hygienic monitoring, life quality, living standard, potential, integral index, risk
Popova A.Yu., Zaitseva N.V., May I.V. On implementation of population life qulity assessment into social-hygienic moni-toring system. Health Risk Analysis, 2018, no. 3, pp. 4–12. DOI: 10.21668/health.risk/2018.3.01.eng
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