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Latin American convergence and divergence towards the mortality profiles of developed countries

Abstract:

It is uncertain whether Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries are approaching a single mortality regime. Over the last three decades, LAC has experienced major public health interventions and the highest number of homicides in the world. However, these interventions and homicide rates are not evenly shared across countries. This study documents trends in life expectancy and lifespan variability for 20 LAC countries, 2000–14. By extending a previous method, we decompose differences in li...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3724-6149
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2926-6879
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6532-0089
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Population Studies More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-92
Publication date:
2019-06-10
Acceptance date:
2019-03-27
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EISSN:
1477-4747
ISSN:
0032-4728
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1145545
Local pid:
pubs:1145545
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2020-11-16

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