This paper assesses the changes in avoidable mortality in Lithuania in 1991–1999 compared with 1970–1990. Causes of death were disaggregated into causes most amenable to treatment and those amenable to prevention. Trends in age-standardised death rates were calculated.
Logminiene, Z.; Nolte, E.; McKee, M.; Valius, L.; Gaizauskiene, A. Avoidable mortality in Lithuania: 1991-1999 compared with 1970-1990. Public Health (2004) 118 (3) 201-210. [DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2003.05.002]