Important differentials in mortality exist among ethnic and religious groups in the US but available statistics frequently preclude their examination.
In the absence of mortality data for US Jews researchers have developed various alternatives, including using New York City's unique coding of death certificates according to religious affiliation of cemetery.
Based on mortality rates for a sample of Medicare enrollees assumed to be representative of the Jewish population, in combination with New York City death record data, estimated death rates by sex and cause of death are developed for that city's elderly Jewish population.
Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Vieillard, Juif, Ethnie, Epidémiologie, Milieu urbain, Etats Unis, Cause, New york, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Elderly, Jew, Ethnic group, Epidemiology, Urban environment, United States, Cause, Human, North America, America
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