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Premature Mortality Trends 2000-2007                                                                                              DS 09-09000


1 Dranger, E. and Remington, P. YPLL: A Summary Measure of Premature Mortality Used in Measuring the Health of Communities. Wisconsin Public Health and Health Policy Institute Issue Brief: 5(7). October 2004. URL http://uwphi.pophealth.wisc.edu/publications/issueBriefs/issueBriefv05n07.pdf (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Accessed July 3, 2009.

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Premature Mortality in the United States: Public Health Issues in the Use of Years of Potential Life Lost. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: 35, Supplement No. 2. December 1986. URL http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001773.htm Accessed July 3, 2009.

3 National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 1996–97 and Injury Chartbook. Hyattsville, Maryland. 1997. URL http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus96_97.pdf (PDF, 3.31MB)Opens a new browser window. Accessed August 20, 2009.

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5 Anderson RN, Rosenberg HM. Age Standardization of Death Rates: Implementation of the Year 2000 Standard. National Vital Statistics Reports; Vol. 47, No. 3. National Center for Health Statistics. Hyattsville, Maryland. 1998.

6 World Health Organization. International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. Tenth Revision. Geneva: World Health Organization. 1992.

7 Rosenberg HM, et al. Quality of Death Rates by Race and Hispanic Origin: A Summary of Current Research, 1999. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2, No. 128. National Center for Health Statistics. September 1999.


At a Glance 
Total Population Overview 
Trends by Sex 
Race/Ethnic Group Differences 
My County's Facts 
Tables (PDF)Opens a new browser window. 
Technical Notes 
Vital Statistics Query System 

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