Book Volume 18 2014

Mortality in an International Perspective

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ISBN: 978-3-319-03028-9 (Print) 978-3-319-03029-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-13

    Introduction: Recent Themes in Mortality Research

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    Pages 15-33

    Estimating Life Expectancy in Small Areas, with an Application to Recent Changes in Life Expectancy in US Counties

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    Pages 35-78

    Socioeconomic Determinants of Mortality in Europe: Validation of Recent Models Using the Latest Available Data and Short-Term Forecasts

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    Pages 79-117

    Social Disparities in the Evolution of an Epidemiological Profile: Transition Processes in Mortality Between 1971 and 2008 in an Industrialized Middle Income Country: The Case of Hungary

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    Pages 119-135

    Predicting Mortality from Profiles of Biological Risk and Performance Measures of Functioning

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    Pages 137-168

    Approaches to the Assessment of Alcohol-Related Losses in the Russian Population

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    Pages 169-185

    Infant Mortality Measurement and the Rate of Progress on International Commitments: A Matter of Methods or of Guarantees of Rights? Some Evidence from Argentina

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    Pages 187-205

    Avoidable Factors Contributing to Maternal Deaths in Turkey

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    Pages 207-244

    Changes in Mortality at Older Ages: The Case of Spain (1975–2006)

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    Pages 245-263

    Excess Mortality Risks in Institutions: The Influence of Health and Disability Status

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    Pages 265-305

    Life Expectancy Differences in Cuba: Are Females Losing Their Advantage Over Males?

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    Pages 307-335

    Variable Scales of Avoidable Mortality Within the Russian Population

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    Pages 337-355

    Long-term Mortality Changes in East Asia: Levels, Age Patterns, and Causes of Death

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 357-359