Mortality incidence estimation using federal death certificate and natality data with an application to Tay-Sachs disease.

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For confidentiality reasons, US federal death certificate data are incomplete with regards to the dates of birth and death for the decedents, making calculation of total lifetime of a decedent impossible and thus estimation of mortality incidence difficult. This paper proposes the use of natality data and an imputation-based method to estimate age-specific… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bimj.201400008

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@article{Jalal2015MortalityIE, title={Mortality incidence estimation using federal death certificate and natality data with an application to Tay-Sachs disease.}, author={Kabir Jalal and Randy L. Carter}, journal={Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift}, year={2015}, volume={57 5}, pages={885-96} }