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Cause of death decomposition of cohort survival comparisons

Canudas Romo, Vladimir; Adair, Timothy; Mazzuco, Stefano


Life expectancy is most commonly measured for a period (corresponding to mortality within a given year) or for a specific birth cohort. Although widely used, period and cohort life expectancy have limitations as their time-trends often show disparities and can mask the historical mortality experience of all cohorts present at a given time. The truncated cross-sectional average length of life, or TCAL, is a period measure including all available cohort mortality information, irrespective of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-02-03
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyz276


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