Global Mortality Improvement Experience and Projection Techniques


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Topics Covered in this Reading:

  • Sources of Variation in Mortality Improvement Results by Geographic Region
  • Mortality Improvement Trends in Developed Countries
  • Patterns of Mortality Improvement
  • Insured Population - Comparisons to the General Population
  • Projection of Future Mortality Improvement, considerations in model development
    • Demographic and socioeconomic differences in population mortality experience
    • Medical Advances and Shifts in Cause of Death
    • Epidemiological Transition and Views regarding Future Mortality Improvement
    • Lifestyle Changes