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Table 1 Premature mortality estimates in Latin America countries according to absolute, relative, and hierarchical approach (\(\alpha\) estimates)

From: How to measure premature mortality? A proposal combining “relative” and “absolute” approaches

Countries \(\varvec{\upalpha}\) \(\varvec{\upalpha}\) \(\mathbf{m_{30-64}}\) Rhat
(relative) (hierarchical) (absolute)
Low longevity countries
Guatemala 0.372 (3) 0.241 (1) 0.0101 (1) 1
Nicaragua 0.347 (2) 0.263 (2) 0.0104 (2) 1
El Salvador 0.228 (1) 0.335 (3) 0.0127 (3) 1
Medium longevity countries
Chile 0.149 (1) 0.107 (1) 0.0059 (1) 1.02
Colombia 0.251 (6) 0.158 (2) 0.0071 (2) 1.02
Perù 0.215 (4) 0.165 (3) 0.0073 (3) 1.01
Dom. Republic 0.274 (7) 0.203 (4) 0.0082 (7) 1.01
Paraguay 0.223 (5) 0.208 (5) 0.0078 (5) 1.01
Uruguay 0.173 (3) 0.213 (6) 0.0075 (4) 1.02
Venezuela 0.300 (9) 0.226 (7) 0.0089 (9) 1.01
Brazil 0.282 (8) 0.229 (8) 0.0087 (8) 1.01
Argentina 0.170 (2) 0.257 (9) 0.0078 (5) 1.01
High longevity countries
Costarica 0.161 (3) 0.213 (1) 0.0057 (1) 1.02
Panama 0.208 (6) 0.226 (2) 0.0063 (4) 1.03
Ecuador 0.262 (1) 0.259 (3) 0.0073 (5) 1.02
Cuba 0.123 (1) 0.268 (4) 0.0059 (2) 1.05
Chile 0.149 (2) 0.295 (5) 0.0059 (2) 1.02
Mexico 0.237 (5) 0.326 (6) 0.0076 (6) 1.02
  1. Within-group rankings (from highest premature mortality to lowest) are between parentheses (source: Own elaborations from LAMBdA)