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A Newly Developed Japanese Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality Model and Statistical Analysis of Excess Mortality by Stochastic Frontier Estimation

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  • Sindo, N.
  • Li, M.
  • Ohkusa, Y.
  • Taniguchi, K.
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    Models which estimate influenza mortality probably overestimate this mortality because their baseline estimates include only nonepidemic weeks. We present a stochastic frontier estimation model which better reflects influenza mortality.

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    Paper provided by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University in its series ISER Discussion Paper with number 0501.

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    Length: 10 pages
    Date of creation: 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:dpr:wpaper:0501

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