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Statistical Applications of the Mortality Table

  • David P. Smith
  • Nathan Keyfitz
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Part of the Demographic Research Monographs book series (DEMOGRAPHIC)

Abstract

We omit several numerical examples given by King of the uses of the life table, which concern populations at various ages, annuity payments, and the effects of immigration on observed death rates. The article introduces the life table in modern notation.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • David P. Smith
    • 1
  • Nathan Keyfitz
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of SociologyHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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