Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities Across Races, Counties, and Race-Counties in the United States1

Christopher J. L. Murray,2 Sandeep C. Kulkarni,3 Catherine Michaud,4 Niels Tomijima,5 Maria T. Bulzacchelli,6 Terrell J. Iandiorio,7 Majid Ezzat


Funding: This research was supported by a cooperative agreement, awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of Schools of Public Health (grant U36/CCU300430–23) and by the National Institute on Aging (grant PO1AG17625). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Association of Schools of Public Health.

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Reprinted, with permission, from PLoS Medicine, http://medicine.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?SESSID=d0a2681557eece4143f1a664d5536f5f&request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pmed.0030260.

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Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Initiative for Global Health, and Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Harvard University Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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Harvard University Initiative for Global Health, and Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.



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