The Analysis of Mortality

  • Guillaume J. Wunsch
  • Marc G. Termote


The infant mortalityrate” measures the risk of dying during the first year of life, i.e., from birth to exact age 1 ; though the term “rate” is commonly used, the measure in fact represents a probability of dying, and will therefore be called the infant probability of dying.


Infant Mortality Life Table Model Life Table Cohort Life Table Period Life Table 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume J. Wunsch
    • 1
  • Marc G. Termote
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Louvain (U.C.L.)Louvain-La-NeuveBelgium
  2. 2.University of QuebecMontrealCanada

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