Population Health


Methods to Analyze Trends in the Age Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality

Timothy Riffe, Maarten Jacob Bijlsma, Alyson van Raalte, Rosie Seaman, Christina Bohk-Ewald

Morbidity and mortality present regular patterns of time variation, social gradients, and linear relationships between higher distributional moments. This project exploits novel signals in such patterns to improve the measurement, prediction, and evaluation of disease and mortality burdens.Detailed description

Research keywords: Statistics and Mathematics; Ageing, Mortality and Longevity; Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology; Demographic Change


Riffe, T.; Chung, P. H.; Spijker, J.; MacInnes, J.:
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 14:2016, 229-254 (2017).
Riffe, T.; van Raalte, A. A.; Bijlsma, M. J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-015. (2017).
Riffe, T.; Chung, P. H.; Spijker, J.; MacInnes, J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2015-003. (2015).