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International differences in mortality at older ages 1 edition

International differences in mortality at older ages
Eileen M. Crimmins

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International differences in mortality at older ages
dimensions and sources
Eileen M. Crimmins, Samuel H. Preston, and Barney Cohen, editors ; Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Published 2010 by National Academies Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Diverging trends in life expectancy at age 50 : a look at causes of death / Dana A. Glei, France Mesle, and Jacques Vallin
Are international differences in health similar to international differences in life-expectancy? / Eileen M. Crimmins, Krista Garcia, and Jung Ki Kim
Contribution of smoking to international differences in life expectancy / Samuel H. Preston, Dana A. Glei, and John R. Wilmoth
Divergent patterns of smoking across high-income nations / Fred Pampel
Can obesity account for cross-national differences in life expectancy trends? / Dawn E. Alley, Jennifer Lloyd, and Michelle Shardell
The contribution of physical activity to divergent trends in longevity / Andrew Steptoe and Anna Wikman
Do cross-country variations in social integration and social interactions explain differences in life expectancy in industrialized countries? / James Banks ... [et al.]
Low life expectancy in the United States : is the health care system at fault? / Samuel H. Preston and Jessica Ho
Can hormone therapy account for American women's survival disadvantage? / Noreen Goldman
Do Americans have higher mortality than Europeans because they have higher excess mortality at lower socioeconomic levels? : a comparison of mortality by education in the United States and 14 European countries / Mauricio Avendano ... [et al.]
Geographic differences in life expectancy at age 50 in the United States compared with other high-income countries / John Wilmoth, Carl Boe, and Magali Barbieri
Renewed progress in life expectancy : the case of the Netherlands / Johan Mackenbach and Joop Garssen
The divergent life expectancy trends in Denmark and Sweden : and some potential explanations / Kaare Christensen ... [et al.].

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HB1531 .I575 2010

The Physical Object

p. ;

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780309157339, 9780309157346
LC Control Number

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