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Changing contribution of area-level deprivation to total variance in age at death: a population-based decomposition analysis.

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Summary of "Changing contribution of area-level deprivation to total variance in age at death: a population-based decomposition analysis."

Two processes generate total variance in age at death: heterogeneity (between-group variance) and individual stochasticity (within-group variance). Limited research has evaluated how these two components have changed over time. We quantify the degree to which area-level deprivation contributed to total variance in age at death in Scotland between 1981 and 2011.

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Name: BMJ open
ISSN: 2044-6055
Pages: e024952

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