Potential years of life lost between ages 1 and 70: an indicator of premature mortality for health planning.

@article{Romeder1977PotentialYO,
  title={Potential years of life lost between ages 1 and 70: an indicator of premature mortality for health planning.},
  author={J M Romeder and J R McWhinnie},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={143-51}
}
The indicator of Potential Years of Life Lost between ages 1 and 70 (PYLL) is proposed with the primary objective of ranking major causes of premature mortality. This proposal is based on a review of existing mortality indicators and indices and of the history of the concept of potential years of life lost. The method of calculation along with the… CONTINUE READING