Supercentenarians

ISBN: 978-3-642-11519-6 (Print) 978-3-642-11520-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. General

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-30

      On the age validation of supercentenarians

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      Pages 31-40

      The International Database on Longevity: Structure and contents

  3. Country reports

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 42-42

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      Pages 43-58

      Supercentenarians in the United States

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      Pages 59-74

      The emergence of supercentenarians in Canada

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      Pages 75-99

      Supercentenarians in Japan

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      Pages 101-117

      Being very old in a young country: Centenarians and supercentenarians in Australia

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      Pages 119-136

      Supercentenarians in France

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      Pages 137-150

      Italian supercentenarians: Age validation of deaths from 1969 to 2000

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      Pages 151-171

      Emergence and verification of supercentenarians in Spain

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      Pages 173-189

      Age validation of persons aged 105 and above in Germany

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      Pages 191-201

      The growth of high ages in England and Wales, 1635-2106

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      Pages 203-216

      Supercentenarians in the Nordic Countries

  4. Research on supercentenarians

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 218-218

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      Pages 219-230

      Human mortality beyond age 110

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      Pages 231-245

      Is it possible to measure life expectancy at 110 in France?

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      Pages 247-284

      Age 115 or more in the United States: Fact or fiction?

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      Pages 285-323

      Jeanne Calment and her successors. Biographical notes on the longest living humans