Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women.

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Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women. / Jacobsen, Rune; Keiding, Niels; Lynge, Elsebeth.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2006, p. 432-6.

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Jacobsen, R, Keiding, N & Lynge, E 2006, 'Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women.', Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 432-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/14034940500489842

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Jacobsen, R., Keiding, N., & Lynge, E. (2006). Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 34(4), 432-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/14034940500489842

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Jacobsen R, Keiding N, Lynge E. Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2006;34(4):432-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/14034940500489842

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Jacobsen, Rune ; Keiding, Niels ; Lynge, Elsebeth. / Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women. In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2006 ; Vol. 34, No. 4. pp. 432-6.

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title = "Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women.",
abstract = "AIMS: The authors examined causes of death contributing to the relatively high mortality of Danish women born 1915-45, and evaluated the impact of smoking related causes of death. METHODS: Age-period-cohort analysis of mortality of Danish women aged 40-89 in 1960-98. Estimate of the negative curvature in parabola patterns for 50 causes of death. RESULTS: A total of 34 causes of death contributed to the relatively high mortality for women born 1915-45. The main contribution came from smoking-related causes of death. CONCLUSION: The results indicate a high smoking prevalence to be the main explanation behind the relatively low life expectancy of Danish women born 1915-45.",
author = "Rune Jacobsen and Niels Keiding and Elsebeth Lynge",
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N2 - AIMS: The authors examined causes of death contributing to the relatively high mortality of Danish women born 1915-45, and evaluated the impact of smoking related causes of death. METHODS: Age-period-cohort analysis of mortality of Danish women aged 40-89 in 1960-98. Estimate of the negative curvature in parabola patterns for 50 causes of death. RESULTS: A total of 34 causes of death contributed to the relatively high mortality for women born 1915-45. The main contribution came from smoking-related causes of death. CONCLUSION: The results indicate a high smoking prevalence to be the main explanation behind the relatively low life expectancy of Danish women born 1915-45.

AB - AIMS: The authors examined causes of death contributing to the relatively high mortality of Danish women born 1915-45, and evaluated the impact of smoking related causes of death. METHODS: Age-period-cohort analysis of mortality of Danish women aged 40-89 in 1960-98. Estimate of the negative curvature in parabola patterns for 50 causes of death. RESULTS: A total of 34 causes of death contributed to the relatively high mortality for women born 1915-45. The main contribution came from smoking-related causes of death. CONCLUSION: The results indicate a high smoking prevalence to be the main explanation behind the relatively low life expectancy of Danish women born 1915-45.

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