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Global, regional, and national mortality among young people aged 10-24 years, 1950-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Joseph L Ward, Peter S Azzopardi, Kate Louise Francis, John S Santelli, Vegard Skirbekk, Susan M Sawyer, Nicholas J Kassebaum, Ali H Mokdad, Simon I Hay, Foad Abd-Allah, Amir Abdoli, Mohammad Abdollahi, Aidin Abedi, Hassan Abolhassani, Lucas Guimaraes Abreu, Michael RM Abrigo, Eman Abu-Gharbieh, Abdelrahman I Abushouk, Oladimeji M Adebayo, Victor Adekanmbi Show all

LANCET | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Documentation of patterns and long-term trends in mortality in young people, which reflect huge changes in demographic and social determinants of adolescent health, enables identification of global investment priorities for this age group. We aimed to analyse data on the number of deaths, years of life lost, and mortality rates by sex and age group in people aged 10-24 years in 204 countries and territories from 1950 to 2019 by use of estimates from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019. METHODS: We report trends in estimated total numbers of deaths and mortality rate per 100 000 population in young people aged 10-24 years by age group (10-14 ..

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