lecture 8 - Life Tables - September 24, 2008 Life Tables...

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Unformatted text preview: September 24, 2008 Life Tables Topics Life Tables construction Survival rates (for projections) Other applications (beyond mortality) Multiple decrement life tables Cause of Table eliminated Life Tables Life Expectancy Unabridged Life Table Unabridged Life Table How Long will you live? How Long will John McCain and Barak Obama live? Abridged Life Table 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 ) What is the relationship between these columns 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 ) 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...
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lecture 8 - Life Tables - September 24, 2008 Life Tables...

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