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Latin American convergence and divergence towards the mortality profiles of developed countries

Alvarez, Jesus-Adrian; Aburto, Jose Manuel; Canudas Romo, Vladimir


It is uncertain whether Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries are approaching a single mortality regime. Over the last three decades, LAC has experienced major public health interventions and the highest number of homicides in the world. However, these interventions and homicide rates are not evenly shared across countries. This study documents trends in life expectancy and lifespan variability for 20 LAC countries, 2000–14. By extending a previous method, we decompose differences in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-06-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00324728.2019.1614651
Access Rights: Open Access


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