years of potential life lost

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years of po·ten·tial life lost

n. años perdidos de vida potencial. Medida potencial del impacto en un individuo de enfermedades y fuerzas letales sociales. Se establece teniendo en cuenta los años que la persona pudo haber vivido si una muerte prematura debido a heridas mortales, cáncer, enfermedades del corazón, etc. no hubiera ocurrido.
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Years of potential life lost to life expectancy (YPLL) and before age 65 years ([YPLL.sub.65]) were calculated for each decedent.
Of the 17.7 million YPLLs lost by Hispanics, nearly 15.5 million (or 87.4%) were due to abortion.
For the YPLL in 2011, the states with the greatest percentage of premature deaths were: Tabasco (1.67), Hidalgo (1.59), and Guanajuato (1.53) (figure 2).
New state-specific data on smoking-attributable mortality (SAM) and years of potential life lost (YPLL) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that average annual overall SAM rates decreased during the two time periods by 44.4/100,000 population older than 35 years of age in Nevada, by 37.8/100,000 in California, and by 33.4/100,000 in Virginia.
Figure 2 provides a similar comparison, showing how transportation affects the ten main causes of Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL).
The aggregate number of years per life lost (YPLL) due to alcohol-related premature deaths for 2005 was 4,025, or 12.3 YPLL per prematurely deceased person (Sesok, Sedlak & Simoncic, 2006).
Unintentional injury causes more YPLL than that attributed to cancer, intentional injuries, heart disease, and HIV individually (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2009).
Excessive alcohol consumption, the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States (1), resulted in approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) annually during 2006-2010 and cost an estimated $223.5 billion in 2006 (2).
To report trends in mortality from suicide in Colombia from 1985 to 2002 by sex, age group, and method, and determine the number of Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) to suicide during this period.
* YPLL for 2006-2010 were estimated using the Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) application using death and life expectancy data from the National Vital Statistics System.