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Years of life lost due to encounters with law enforcement in the USA, 2015–2016
  1. Anthony L Bui1,
  2. Matthew M Coates2,
  3. Ellicott C Matthay3
  1. 1 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
  2. 2 Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3 Division of Epidemiology, University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA
  1. Correspondence to Mr Anthony L Bui, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90066, USA; ALBui{at}mednet.ucla.edu

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  • ALB, MMC and ECM contributed equally.

  • Contributors All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of the data; drafting of the manuscript; critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; statistical analysis; administrative, technical and material support; and study supervision: all authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was deemed not to constitute human subjects research by the University of California, Berkeley Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data used in this study were obtained from public sources including the U.S. Census and ’The Counted' dataset from the newspaper, The Guardian.

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Footnotes

  • ALB, MMC and ECM contributed equally.

  • Contributors All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of the data; drafting of the manuscript; critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; statistical analysis; administrative, technical and material support; and study supervision: all authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was deemed not to constitute human subjects research by the University of California, Berkeley Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data used in this study were obtained from public sources including the U.S. Census and ’The Counted' dataset from the newspaper, The Guardian.

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