Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data

@article{Patton2009GlobalPO,
  title={Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data},
  author={George C. Patton and Carolyn Coffey and Susan M Sawyer and Russell M. Viner and Dagmar M. Haller and Krishna Bose and Theo Vos and Jane F Ferguson and Colin Douglas Mathers},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374},
  pages={881-892}
}
BACKGROUND Pronounced changes in patterns of health take place in adolescence and young adulthood, but the effects on mortality patterns worldwide have not been reported. We analysed worldwide rates and patterns of mortality between early adolescence and young adulthood. METHODS We obtained data from the 2004 Global Burden of Disease Study, and used all-cause mortality estimates developed for the 2006 World Health Report, with adjustments for revisions in death from HIV/AIDS and from war and… CONTINUE READING
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