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Falling behind: life expectancy in US counties from 2000 to 2007 in an international context

Sandeep C Kulkarni1, Alison Levin-Rector1, Majid Ezzati2 and Christopher JL Murray1*

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1 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

2 Imperial College, London, UK

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Population Health Metrics 2011, 9:16  doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-16

Published: 15 June 2011

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Web appendix. A figure comparing life expectancy in 2000 with 2007 with uncertainty intervals for each county in the US, details on the performance of other models, cross-county standard deviations for observed and predicted life expectancies, and a full list of life expectancies and years behind with 90% confidence intervals for all counties.

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