Lopez, Alan D.

World mortality in 2000 : life tables for 191 countries = Mortalité mondiale en 2000: tables de mortalité pour 191 pays = Mortalidad mundial en 2000: tablas de mortalidad en 191 países / [publication] : / A.D. Lopez ... [et al.] - Genève : World Health Organization, 2002, cop. 2002 - V, 512 p. : tabl. ; 30 cm

La couv. et le dos portent : Mortalité mondiale en 2000: tables de mortalité pour 191 pays ; Mortalidad mundial en 2000: tablas de mortalidad en 191 países

The main purpose of this report is to compile a complete set of life tables for all WHO Member States for the year 2000 in order to compare current patterns of age/sex-specific mortality among countries based on comparable methods. This report provides details on the methods and data sources used to prepare these life tables. [Contents] Data sources and adjustments : Vital registration data ; Multi-source approaches for specific populations ; Census and survey data. - Methods : Life table construction ; Estimating adult mortality ; Estimating mortality from HIV/AIDS ; Uncertainty bounds. - Results. Discussion. - References. Appendix

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