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1 MicroMorts: Comparing Death Rates Across Age, Gender, Race, and Geographic Regions DeathRiskRankings.com 23 August 2009 Professor Paul Fischbeck Center for the Study and Improvement of Regulation Carnegie Mellon University fischbeck@cmu.edu 412-268-3240 Professor David Gerard Lawrence University david.gerard@lawrence.edu 920-993-6035
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2 DeathRiskRankings.com A new website allows for quick and easy calculation of the probability of dying in the next year across multiple dimensions Age, gender, and race US states and European countries The US-European comparisons are not available elsewhere on the web and are relevant for informing the current health-care debate The website is designed to be easy to use and includes a basic tutorial to help new users These slides highlight some of the million comparisons that are possible with the website
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