Period Expected Years of Life Lost

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Period Expected Years of Life Lost (PEYLL) is a popular alternative to PYLL that measures the mortality gap using the current period life expectancy for the population in order to specify years lost due to death.
$${\rm{PEYLL }} = {\rm{ }}\sum\limits_{\chi = {\rm{0}}}^L {d_\chi e_\chi } $$


Public Health Life Expectancy Social Policy Current Period Period Life 
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