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Disparities in length of life across developed countries: measuring and decomposing changes over time within and between country groups

  • Sergey Timonin1, 2Email author,
  • Vladimir M. Shkolnikov2, 3,
  • Domantas Jasilionis2,
  • Pavel Grigoriev2,
  • Dmitry A. Jdanov2, 3 and
  • David A. Leon4, 5
Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201614:29

Received: 16 October 2015

Accepted: 25 July 2016

Published: 11 August 2016

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Original Submission
16 Oct 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shiro Horiuchi
8 Mar 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Frederik Peters
7 Apr 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Svitlana Poniakina
14 Jun 2016 Author responded Author comments - Sergey Timonin
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Jun 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jul 2016 Editorially accepted
11 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12963-016-0094-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Demography, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Laboratory of Demographic Data, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
Center for Demographic Research, New Economic School, Moscow, Russia
Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Department of Community Medicine, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway