lecture 8 - Life Tables

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September 24, 2008 Life Tables
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Topics Life Tables construction Survival rates (for projections) Other applications (beyond mortality) Multiple decrement life tables Cause of Table eliminated Life Tables
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Life Expectancy
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Unabridged Life Table
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Unabridged Life Table
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How Long will you live?
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How Long will John McCain and Barak Obama live?
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Abridged Life Table
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Life Table functions 1. AGE ( x ) 2. PROPORTION DYING AT AGE X (q x ) 3. NUMBER SURVIVING TO AGE X (l x ) 4. NUMBER DYING AT AGE X (d x )
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What is the relationship between these columns
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The Next Three Columns of the Life Table Are: 1. THE NUMBER OF YEARS LIVED BY THE POPULATION BETWEEN AGE X AND X+n ( n L x ) 1. THE NUMBER OF YEARS LIVED BY THE POPULATION IN AGE X AND ALL SUBSEQUENT YEARS (T x ) 1. THE LIFE EXPECTANCY AT AGE X (e x )
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We Calculate Column 5 From Columns 3 and 4 As Follows: The total number of years lived is listed in column 5, L x . It is based on two sources. One source is persons who survived the year, who are listed in column 3 of the row below. They each contributed
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