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  • 1.  

    Table 1-1 in Chapter 1 of this volume shows the countries encompassed by various terms used to designate groupings of countries in the region.

  • 2.  

    Data were provided by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. The countries analyzed were Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, England and Wales, Finland, France, German Democratic Republic, German Federal Republic, Greece. Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland,

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