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Temporal trend analysis of avoidable mortality in Taiwan, 1971-2008: overall progress, with areas for further medical or public health investment

Brian K Chen1* and Chun-Yuh Yang2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street #116, Columbia, SC 29208, USA

2 Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih-Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:551  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-551

Published: 6 June 2013

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Additional file 1:

Stanford expected years of life lost by type of mortality (a: males, b: females). National Death Certificate Registry, 1971-2008. Data include cause of death of all mortality in Taiwan from 1971 to 2008.

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Standard expected years of life lost due to injuries, lung cancer, and hypertension (a: males, b: females). National Death Certificate Registry, 1971-2008. Data include cause of death of all mortality in Taiwan from 1971 to 2008.

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Avoidable mortality (SEYLL rate per 100000 people), males. National Death Certificate Registry, 1971-2008. Data include cause of death of all mortality in Taiwan from 1971 to 2008.

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Avoidable mortality (SEYLL rate per 100000 people), females. National Death Certificate Registry, 1971-2008. Data include cause of death of all mortality in Taiwan from 1971 to 2008.

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