Adult mortality in Europe

Luy M, Wegner C, & Lutz W (2011). Adult mortality in Europe. In: International Handbook of Adult Mortality. Eds. Rogers, RG & Crimmins, EM, Dordrecht: Springer. DOI:10.1007/978-90-481-9996-9_3.

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Abstract

Levels and trends of adult mortality in Europe over the last half-century were clustered geographically: Western Europe with the most favorable health conditions, Eastern Europe with the least favorable, and Central Europe falling in between. Each of these regions shows internal variation in mortality levels, with the least variability among the Western European and the highest differences among the Eastern European countries. The trisection characterizes not only overall adult mortality but also, with a few exceptions, age- and cause-of-death-specific mortality as well as tempo-adjusted life expectancy.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Bibliographic Reference: In: RG Rogers, EM Crimmins (eds); International Handbook of Adult Mortality; Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands pp.49-81 (February 2011)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:45
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2016 16:46
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/9693

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