Adjusted Life

Some articles on life:

Medical Conditions - Burdens of Disease
... The years of potential life lost (YPLL) is a simple estimate of the number of years that a person's life was shortened due to a disease ... age 80 without that disease, then that disease has caused a loss of 15 years of potential life ... In 2004, the World Health Organization calculated that 932 million years of potential life were lost to premature death ...

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