Weekly death counts provide the most objective and comparable way of assessing the scale of short-term mortality elevations across countries (32 countries) and time. Extraction date: 09/21/2020.

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Format

A data frame with 88146 rows and 19 variables:

CountryCode

Mortality database country code

Year

Year

Week

Week number

Sex

Gender ('m': male, 'f': female, 'b': both)

D0_14

Age range 0-14

D15_64

Age range 15-64

D65_74

Age range 65-74

D75_84

Age range 75-84

D85p

Age range 85-+

DTotal

Count of deaths for all ages combined

R0_14

Crude death rate for age range 0-14

R15_64

Crude death rate for age range 15-64

R65_74

Crude death rate for age range 65-74

R75_84

Crude death rate for age range 75-84

R85p

Crude death rate for age range 85-+

RTotal

Crude death rate for all ages combined

Split

Indicates if data were split from aggregated age groups (0 if the original data has necessary detailed age scale). For example, if the original age scale was 0-4, 5-29, 30-65, 65+, then split will be equal to 1

SplitSex

Indicates if the original data are available by sex (0) or data are interpolated (1)

Forecast

Equals 1 for all years where forecasted population exposures were used to calculate weekly death rates

Source

https://www.mortality.org