Alexander Z Begun

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Algorithm for decomposition of differences between aggregate demographic measures and its application to life expec-tancies, healthy life expectancies, parity-progression ratios and total fertility rates. 1 Introduction 500 2 Decomposition of differences between two life expectancies and between two healthy life expectancies 501 2.1 Life expectancies 501(More)
1 Introduction 306 2 Definitions and properties 308 2.1 The Lorenz curve 308 2.2 Application to the distribution of length of life 308 2.3 Gini coefficient 310 2.4 Basic properties of inequality measures 313 3 Empirical trends in Gini coefficient and other measures of inequality and judgements about direction of changes in inequality 314 4 Computation of(More)
The diabetic foot is a lifelong disease. The longer patients with diabetes and foot ulcers are observed, the higher the likelihood that they will develop comorbidities that adversely influence ulcer recurrence, amputation and survival (for example peripheral arterial disease, renal failure or ischaemic heart disease). The purpose of our study was to(More)
Depressive disorders represent a frequent comorbidity of both type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Inflammation-related processes have been implicated in the development of both diabetes and depression. This study aimed to investigate whether biomarkers of subclinical inflammation were associated with depressive symptoms in individuals with recently(More)
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