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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Malena Monteverde; Kenya Noronha; Alberto Palloni; Beatriz Novak Abstract Increasing levels of obesity could compromise future gains in life expectancy in low-and high-income countries. Although excess mortality associated with obesity and, more generally, higher levels of body mass index (BMI...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 543–562.
Published: 01 November 1986
.... (Originally published 1932.) Benjamin, B., and H. W. Haycocks. 1970. The Analysis of Mortality and Other Actuarial Statistics . Cambridge. Boyle , P. P. , & Gráda , C. Ó ( 1983 ). Fertility trends, excess mortality and the Great Irish Famine . Ireland : Centre for Economic Research...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 957–978.
Published: 04 June 2018
.... Causes of death Decomposition Excess mortality Smoothing Young adult mortality hump Human mortality patterns usually include a brief period of excess mortality in young adult ages, often called the young adult mortality hump . Although the hump was first described long ago (Thiele 1871...
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Published: 01 October 2022
Fig. 3 Race-specific influenza and pneumonia excess mortality in 1918 relative to in prepandemic years, as a function of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs). Linear regression trend lines and shaded 95% confidence bands are shown separately for the two populations. More
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Published: 10 October 2012
Fig. 5 Comparison of the excess mortality (EM) for diabetes (input of the model) and the parameter that is calculated from this input, the attributable mortality (AM) for diabetes More
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Administration death records for 2010 through 2021 to decennial census and American Community Survey race and ethnicity responses. We use these linked data to estimate excess all-cause mortality for age-, sex-, race-, and ethnicity-specific subgroups and examine ethnoracial variation in excess mortality across...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2143–2167.
Published: 25 September 2020
...Ridhi Kashyap; Julia Behrman Abstract Son preference has been linked to excess female under-5 mortality in India, and considerable literature has explored whether parents invest more resources in sons relative to daughters—which we refer to as explicit discrimination —leading to girls’ poorer...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Fig. 2 Age-, sex-, race-, and ethnicity-specific excess all-cause mortality, April 2020 through March 2021. Excess mortality is the difference between the observed mortality rate and the expected mortality rate for each age-, sex-, race-, and ethnicity-specific population subgroup. Expected More
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Published: 01 February 2024
Fig. 1 Age-adjusted excess all-cause mortality by sex, race, and ethnicity, April 2020 through March 2021. Excess mortality is the difference between the observed population-standardized mortality rate and the expected population-standardized mortality rate. Expected mortality rates for April More
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Published: 01 February 2024
Fig. 4 Age- and sex-adjusted excess all-cause mortality by state and pandemic wave, April 2020 through March 2021. Excess mortality is the difference between the observed population-standardized mortality rate and the expected population-standardized mortality rate. Expected mortality rates More
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Published: 13 June 2019
Fig. 5 Proportion of excess infectious mortality in the South explained by the greater nonwhite population share in the South. More
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 1993
... differentials—such as age schedules of excess mortality in the single population or the relationship between the level of excess mortality and the relative size of the single population—to make inferences about the relative importance of selection and causal processes. In this paper, a simple mathematical...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1173–1194.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Diego Alburez-Gutierrez Abstract Mortality crises are relatively common demographic events, but we know little about how they affect local populations beyond excess mortality. I argue that using a kinship perspective to study mortality crises provides valuable insights into (1) how excess mortality...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 318–353.
Published: 01 March 1968
...” by cause, that is, the proportion of deaths which would have been saved if the mortality of the three less-educated groups had been equal to that of the best-educated. For males aged 25 years and over, “excess mortality” from all causes of death constituted 9.4 percent of all deaths in 1960 and for females...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 325–339.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Emily Oster Abstract There is a population sex imbalance in India. Despite a consensus that this imbalance is due to excess female mortality, the specific source of this excess mortality remains poorly understood. I use microdata on child survival in India to analyze the proximate sources...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 211–239.
Published: 26 February 2011
... expectancy but has higher life expectancy losses and lacks mortality compression. The difference is determined by mortality age structures, whereas the role of mortality levels is minor. This is related to excess mortality at ages under 65 from various causes in the United States. Regression on 17 country...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
... maternal factors, family composition, or factors that are correlated with maternal preferences and vary continuously across siblings. As a share of overall infant mortality, the excess mortality of undesired children amounts to 3.3 % of male and 4 % of female infant mortality. Undesiredness can explain...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from the Health and Retirement Study (1992–2004). Although class II/III obesity (BMI _ 35.0 kg/m2) increases mortality by 40% in females and 62% in males compared with normal BMI (BMI = 18.5-24.9), class I obesity (BMI = 30.0-34.9) and being overweight (BMI = 25.0-29.9) are not associated with excess...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 757–772.
Published: 01 November 2004
... HIV became prevalent, but the size and speed of the mortality increase varies greatly among countries. Excess mortality is concentrated among women aged 25–39 and among men aged 30–44. These data suggest that the increase in the number of men who die each year has exceeded somewhat the increase...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 521–544.
Published: 18 November 2012
... negatives). Second, those reporting are a selected sample of those who ever experience the problem, and this selection is heavily influenced by excess mortality attributable to the condition being reported. In this article, we use a combination of empirical data and microsimulation to (a) assess...
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