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Erratum to: on the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data: a demographic approach

  • Mathias Lerch1Email author,
  • Adrian Spoerri2,
  • Domantas Jasilionis1 and
  • Francisco Viciana Fernandèz3
Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:31

Received: 26 July 2017

Accepted: 31 July 2017

Published: 17 August 2017

The original article was published in Population Health Metrics 2017 15:26


The original article [1] was corrected. An incorrect version of Figure 3 was initially published. The correct version of Fig. 3 is also shown below.
Figure 1
Fig. 3

Linkage rates of deaths above age a according to sex and educational attainment, Lithuania, 2001–2011. Source: Census-linked mortality data Lithuania, 2001–2011. Note: educational attainment as based on censuses



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Authors’ Affiliations

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Rostock, Germany
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, Andalusia, Spain


  1. Lerch M, Spoerri A, Jasilionis D, Fernandèz FV. On the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data: a demographic approach. Popul Health Metrics. 2017;15:26. doi:10.1186/s12963-017-0143-3-y.View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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