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Human Cause-of-Death Database

Conducted by Dmitri A. Jdanov; Domantas Jasilionis, Inna Danilova; in Collaboration with France Meslé, Jacques Vallin, Arianna Caporali, Svitlana Ponyakina (all: French National Institute for Demographic Studies, Paris, France), Markéta Pechholdová (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)

The Human Cause-of-Death Database provides access to coherent series of cause-specific mortality. It contains mortality data classified into three lists: short, intermediate, and full causes of death. The main goal is to document trends in cause-specific mortality.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology

Region keywords:

Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, World


Danilova, I. A.:
Moscow: National Research University - Higher School of Economics. (2018)
Remund, A.; Camarda, C. G.; Riffe, T.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-007. (2017)    
Timonin, S. A.; Danilova, I. A.; Andreev, E. M.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
European Journal of Population 33:5, 733–763. (2017)    
Danilova, I. A.:
Human Cause-of-Death Database: background and documentation, Rostock; Paris. (2016)
Danilova, I. A.; Shkolnikov, V. M.; Jdanov, D. A.; Meslé, F.; Vallin, J.:
Population Health Metrics 14:8. (2016)
Grigoriev, P.:
Human Cause-of-Death Database: background and documentation, Rostock; Paris. (2016)
Grigoriev, P.; Meslé, F.; Vallin, J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2012-023. (2012)    
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.