Code related to a few different US state mortality projects
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US mortality

This repository contains code that broadly relate to looking at state- and county-level mortality in the US.

  • us_hmd_example shows how you can plot highest and lowest life expectancy over time using data from the United States Mortality Database:
  • CA_county_example contains code to fit a subnational mortality model to estimate age-specific death rates in california over 1999-2016.
  • lifspan_variation looks at standard deviation in age at death across US states