Lucas, Robyn; Banerjee, Amitava; Barquera, S; Blyth, Fiona; Cowie, Benjamin; Ding, Eric l; Gunnell, David; Lan, Qing; McGrath, John, J; Patton, George C; Woolf, Anthony
Background Up-to-date evidence on levels and trends for age-sex-specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality is essential for the formation of global, regional, and national health policies. In the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013) we estimated yearly deaths for 188 countries between 1990, and 2013. We used the results to assess whether there is epidemiological convergence across countries. Methods We estimated age-sex-specific all-cause mortality using the GBD 2010 methods with...[Show more]
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