Years of Potential Life Lost

Estimation of the average time a person lost due to premature death.
National Institutes of Health

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2014
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2014
INTRODUCTION Excessive alcohol consumption is a leading cause of premature mortality in the United States. The objectives of this… (More)
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2014
2014
Excessive alcohol consumption, the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulted in approximately 88… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE To examine premature mortality in terms of years of potential life lost (YPLL) among a cohort of long-term heroin… (More)
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2005
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2005
  • MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
  • 2005
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causing many diseases and reducing quality of life and life expectancy. This report… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
  • 2004
Excessive alcohol consumption is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States and is associated with… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
  • 2002
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and produces substantial health-related economic… (More)
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2002
2002
AIM To determine the leading causes of death that contribute most to premature mortality in Slovenia; to classify premature… (More)
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1997
1997
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  • 1997
Cigarette smoking has been identified as the chief avoidable cause of death in the United States. Several estimates of mortality… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The concept of years of potential life lost (YPLL) involves estimating the average time a person would have lived had he or she… (More)
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1990
1990
Years of potential life lost (YPLL) is an indicator of premature mortality that complements traditional incidence and mortality… (More)
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