Life Table Notes - 10-2-09

Life Table Notes - 10-2-09 - x 6 Number of individuals...

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Life Table Notes - 10/2/09 ====================== 1. Age interval (x) (5 year periods: 0-5, 6-10, 11-15, . ..) 2. Number alive at beginning of age interval (n x ) NOTE: n 0-5 is the total # of individuals in the data set (for each population) 3. Number dying during the age interval (d x ) – NOTE: d x for each population is provided in the spreadsheet original Excel 4. Proportion of original population surviving to the beginning of the age interval (l x ) 5. Proportion of individuals entering an age interval to die during that age interval (q
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Unformatted text preview: x ) 6. Number of individuals alive at the midpoint of each age interval (L x ) 7. Total number of person-years still to be lived by population of age x (T x ) 8. Life expectancy of individuals entering each age interval (e x ) Tx ==> You have to multiply Lx by the Age interval size ex ==> You ALSO have to multiply ex by the Age interval size....
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