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The age separating early deaths from late deaths

Zhang, Z., Vaupel, J. W.

Demographic Research, 20:29, 721-730 (2009)

DOI:10.4054/DemRes.2009.20.29

Keywords: World, life span, mortality

Abstract

There is a unique threshold age separating early deaths from late deaths such that averting an early death decreases life disparity, but averting a late death increases inequality in lifespans.

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