The Epidemic of Despair Among White Americans: Trends in the Leading Causes of Premature Death, 1999–2015 | AJPH

Conclusions. The unfavorable recent trends in premature death rate among non-Hispanic Whites outside large urban areas were primarily caused by self-destructive health behaviors likely related to underlying social and economic factors in these communities. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print August 17, 2017: e1–e7. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303941)

Source: The Epidemic of Despair Among White Americans: Trends in the Leading Causes of Premature Death, 1999–2015 | AJPH | Ahead of Print

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