Journal article

National and Subnational Trends in Mortality and Causes of Death in Chinese Children and Adolescents Aged 5-19 Years From 1953 to 2016

Yanhui Dong, Peijin Hu, Yi Song, Bin Dong, Zhiyong Zou, Zhenghe Wang, Rongbin Xu, Dongmei Luo, Disi Gao, Bo Wen, Yinghua Ma, Jun Ma, Xiaobo Tian, Xiaona Huang, Anuradha Narayan, George C Patton

Journal of Adolescent Health | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: We aimed to analyze the recent trends of mortality and rankings of causes of death in Chinese children and adolescents from 1953 to 2016. METHODS: Data on mortality and causes of death in Chinese children and adolescents aged 5-19 years were extracted from the China Health Statistics Yearbook and the Global Burden of Disease Study from 1953 to 2016. Mortality variations were analyzed by year, age, sex, province, and causes of death. RESULTS: The mortality of Chinese children and adolescents aged 5-19 years declined steadily from 1953 (366.03/100,000) to 2016 (27.21), with the largest reduction in adolescents aged 15-19 years and the smallest reduction in those aged 10-14 years. Larg..

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Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation (China)


Awarded by National Postdoctoral Program for Innovative Talent (China)


Awarded by China Scholarship Council (China)


Funding Acknowledgements

The present study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation (China) to J.M. (81673192); National Postdoctoral Program for Innovative Talent (China) to Y.D. (BX20200019); China Scholarship Council (China) to Y.D. (201806010592) and P.H. (201906015028); Innovation Fund for Outstanding Doctoral Candidates of Peking University Health Science Center (China) to Y.D.