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Potentially Preventable Mortality in Young Australian Women, 2001 to 2016

Rawlings, Louise; O'Shaughnessy, Mary; Robson, Stephen


We examined mortality rates in Australian women aged twenty to fifty years during 2001-2016, demonstrating continued disparity by socioeconomic status. Mortality has declined but the reduction occurred in the first decade with no evidence of improved rates since 2010. There have been steady improvements in death rates from causes not considered preventable, while potentially preventable deaths increased in all but the highest socioeconomic quintiles. These rises are particularly alarming in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Papers
DOI: 10.1111/1759-3441.12263


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