All-cause mortality

All-cause mortality

All-cause mortality is a proxy variable for life expectancy. A low all-cause mortality is equivalent to a long life expectancy. All-cause mortality is an important quantitative indicator of quality of life and is strongly influenced by diet, lifestyle and risk factors.

Some relationships seem obvious, like the relationship between a healthy diet and a low all-cause mortality, while others are based on relatively recent scientific discoveries such as: telomeres shorten with age.

Read about the various associations with all-cause mortality by clicking on the links below.

List of all-cause mortality findings

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Studies in the elderly

The Zutphen Elderly, HALE and FINE studies researched the indicators of healthy ageing.

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