Where do people live longer and shorter lives? An ecological study of old-age survival across 4404 small areas from 18 European countries

@article{Ribeiro2016WhereDP,
  title={Where do people live longer and shorter lives? An ecological study of old-age survival across 4404 small areas from 18 European countries},
  author={Ana Isabel Ribeiro and Elias Teixeira Krainski and Mar{\'i}lia S{\'a} Carvalho and Maria Fatima Pina},
  journal={Journal of Epidemiology \& Community Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={70},
  pages={561 - 568}
}
Background Further increases in life expectancy in high-income countries depend to a large extent on advances in old-age survival. We aimed to characterise the spatial distribution of old-age survival across small areas of Europe, and to identify areas with significantly high or low survivorship. Methods This study incorporated 4404 small areas from 18 European countries. We used a 10-year survival rate to express the proportion of population aged 75–84 years who reached 85–94 years of age… Expand
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