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Ho, Jessica Y. and Samuel H. Preston. 2009. "US Mortality in an International Context: Age Variations." PSC Working Paper Series PSC 09-04.


Acute Myocardial Infarction, Age, Age patterns, Cancer, Cause of death, Causes of death, Cholesterol, Data, Death rate, Demographic methods, Demography, Developed countries, Developing Countries, Disease, Health and Retirement Survey, Health care system, Heart disease, High cholesterol, Hypertension, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Life expectancy, Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys, Morbidity, Mortality, OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Personal health care, Prostate cancer, Prostate Specific Antigen Screening, PSA screening test, Race, Risk, Sex, Smoking, Social Security Administration, Statistics, Stroke, Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe, Survival rates, Trends, United States, United States National Center for Health Statistics, World Health Organization



Date Posted: 16 December 2009