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Gaceta Medica de Bilbao ; 117(2):199-200, 2020.
Article in Spanish | EMBASE | ID: covidwho-801081
Prion, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens of Humans [VV210] Human Health and the Environment [VV500] Non-communicable Human Diseases and Injuries [VV600] epidemiology human diseases life life expectancy living conditions mortality pandemics prematurity retrospective studies viral diseases man Colombia Andean Group Developing Countries Latin America America South America Homo Hominidae primates mammals vertebrates Chordata animals eukaryotes coronavirus disease 2019 Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 death rate viral infections ; 2021(Revista de la Universidad Industrial de Santander)
Article in Spanish | WHO COVID | ID: covidwho-1534973


Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the greatest global challenges of the time. For a better understanding of its population effects, it is necessary to analyze complementary measures to mortality. Objetive: To estimate the potential years of life lost in Colombia due to premature deaths from all causes and from COVID-19 in the March-July period between 2015 and 2020. Materials and methods: We carried out an ecological, longitudinal and retrospective study, based on secondary sources. Years of life potentially lost were calculated according to sex and age group, using life expectancy and the DANE actuarial tables.