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Evaluation of age-specific causes of death in the context of the Italian longevity transition

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In many low-mortality countries, life expectancy at birth increased steadily over the last century. In particular, both Italian females and males benefited from faster improvements in mortality compared to other high-income countries, especially from the 1960s, leading to an exceptional increase in life expectancy. However, Italy has not become the leader in longevity. Here, we investigate life expectancy trends in Italy during the period 1960–2015 for both sexes. Additionally, we contribu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-022-26907-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2926-6879
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Name:
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Publisher:
Spinger Nature
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Scientific reports More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Article number:
22624
Publication date:
2022-12-31
Acceptance date:
2022-12-21
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EISSN:
2045-2322
Pmid:
36587058
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1318474
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pubs:1318474
Deposit date:
2023-01-10

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