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Black lives matter: Differential mortality and the racial composition of the U.S. electorate, 1970–2004

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Excess mortality in marginalized populations could be both a cause and an effect of political processes. We estimate the impact of mortality differentials between blacks and whites from 1970 to 2004 on the racial composition of the electorate in the US general election of 2004 and in close statewide elections during the study period. We analyze 73 million US deaths from the Multiple Cause of Death files to calculate: (1) Total excess deaths among blacks between 1970 and 2004, (2) total hypoth...

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.04.014

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
136-137
Pages:
193-199
Publication date:
2015-04-21
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0277-9536
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606877
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pubs:606877
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uuid:aa4afc6c-5928-4d33-ba5a-746686a58001
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pubs:606877
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2016-03-01

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