Mortality In The US By Education Level

Cristian Redondo Lourés, Andrew John George Cairns

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Abstract

Different mortality rates for different socioeconomic groups within a population have been consistently reported throughout the years. In this study, we aim to exploit data from multiple public sources, including highly-detailed cause-of-death data from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to explore the mortality gap between the better and worse off in the US during the period 1989-2015, using education as a proxy.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages46
JournalAnnals of Actuarial Science
Early online date28 Apr 2020
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 28 Apr 2020

Keywords

  • Education level
  • Mortality inequalities
  • Socio-economic status
  • US mortality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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