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The measurement of mortality by cause and of morbidity

  • Josianne Duchêne
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Part of the European Studies of Population book series (ESPO, volume 11)

Abstract

In many developed countries where mortality levels have been declining sharply it is increasingly important to study mortality differentials taking causes of death into account. In a low mortality country, the situations favouring survival to one cause and unfavourable to another cause have no chance to appear as significant variable because of compensation. Moreover, will the increase in survival be accompanied by an increase in survival free of disease?

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Life Table Theoretical Population Biology Instantaneous Risk Multistate Life Table Morbid Process 
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