Changing life expectancy in the 1980s: why was Denmark different from Sweden?

@article{Chenet1996ChangingLE,
  title={Changing life expectancy in the 1980s: why was Denmark different from Sweden?},
  author={Laurent Chenet and Merete Osler and M Mckee and A Kraśnik},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1996},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={404-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the contribution from specific causes of death to the changes in life expectancy at birth in Denmark relative to Sweden in different age groups during the 1980s and to compare the difference in life expectancy between the two countries in 1990. DESIGN Mortality data from WHO mortality tapes grouped in smaller series of clinically meaningful categories were used to calculate the contribution of each of these categories at each 10 year age group to the difference in life… CONTINUE READING

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