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Mortality Rates, Global

  • By: Dudley L. Poston Jr. & Eugenia Conde
  • In: Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience
  • Edited by: Clifton D. Bryant & Dennis L. Peck
  • Subject:Gerontology, Sociology of Dying & Death Studies, Lifespan & Developmental Psychology (general)

There are major differences today in the mortality rates of the countries of the world. Babies born in Japan or Sweden live much longer than those born in Botswana or in Lesotho Southern Africa. ...

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