Losing Ground - Swedish Life Expectancy in a Comparative Perspective
作者: Sven DrefahlAnders AhlbomKarin Modig
作者单位: 11 Demography Unit, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
2 2 Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
刊名: PLOS ONE, 2014, Vol.9 (2)
来源数据库: PLOS
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088357
原始语种摘要: In the beginning of the 1970s, Sweden was the country where both women and men enjoyed the world's longest life expectancy. While life expectancy continues to be high and increasing, Sweden has been losing ground in relation to other leading countries.;;We look at life expectancy over the years 1970–2008 for men and women. To assess the relative contributions of age, causes of death, and smoking we decompose differences in life expectancy between Sweden and two leading countries, Japan and France. This study is the first to use this decomposition method to observe how smoking related deaths contribute to life expectancy differences between countries.;;Sweden has maintained very low mortality at young and working ages for both men and women compared to France and Japan. However, mortality...
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影响因子:3.73 (2012)

  • expectancy 预期
  • losing 失败的
  • leading 包铅
  • explanatory 说明
  • Japanese 日本人日语日本的
  • Sweden 瑞典
  • decomposition 分解
  • country 地方
  • working 开采
  • explanation 说明