Assessing Years of Life Lost Versus Number of Deaths in the United States, 1995-2015.

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OBJECTIVES To assess years of life lost to each cause of death in the United States between 1995 and 2015, and compare it with the number of deaths. METHODS We used Vital Statistics mortality data and defined "life-years lost" as remaining life expectancy for each decedent's age, sex, and race. We calculated the share of life-years lost to each cause of… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303986

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@article{Taksler2017AssessingYO, title={Assessing Years of Life Lost Versus Number of Deaths in the United States, 1995-2015.}, author={Glen B. Taksler and Michael B. Rothberg}, journal={American journal of public health}, year={2017}, volume={107 10}, pages={1653-1659} }