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The construction of life tables

  • Gérard Calot
  • Ana Franco
Chapter
Part of the European Studies of Population book series (ESPO, volume 11)

Abstract

This chapter first recalls the probabilistic background of the estimation of mortality intensity by age and sex during a year of observation. It leads to the fundamental pair of relationships -hereafter numbered [24] and [32]- yielding the number of deaths inside each triangle of the Lexis diagram.

Keywords

Mathematical Expectation Lower Triangle Time Band Migratory Balance Death Number 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

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  • Gérard Calot
  • Ana Franco

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