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On the Far Eastern pattern of mortality

Zhao, Zhongwei


Since the early 1980s, it has been accepted widely that there is a Far Eastern pattern of mortality, a pattern characterized by excessively high death rates among older men relative to death rates among younger men and among women. It has been regarded as a unique regional mortality pattern, applying primarily to Far Eastern populations. A re-examination of the mortality data of some Far Eastern populations reveals that changes in both age patterns of and sex differentials in mortality have...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/0032472032000097065


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