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From: A multistage theory of age-specific acceleration in human mortality

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Age-specific male mortality patterns. Data averaged for the years 1999 and 2000 for non-Hispanic white males in the United States from statistics distributed by the National Center for Health Statistics [17], Worktable Orig291. The causes of mortality are based on the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision [18]. Heart, diseases of the heart; CerVas, cerebrovascular diseases; Accid, accidents (unintentional injuries); Infl, influenza and pneumonia; Suic, intentional self-harm (suicide); Nephr, nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis; Sept, septicemia; Canc, malignant neoplasms; ChrRsp, chronic lower respiratory diseases; Liver, chronic liver diseases and cirrhosis; Diab, diabetes mellitus; Alzh, Alzheimer's disease.

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