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Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a standard table

Monroe G. Sirken

Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a standard table

comparison of the revised and the prior method of constructing the abridged life tables for the United States.

by Monroe G. Sirken

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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    • United States -- Statistics, Vital.

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      Other titlesConstructing abridged life tables.
      Statement[Prepared by Monroe G. Sirken]
      SeriesNational Center for Health Statistics. Vital and health statistics. Series 2: Data evaluation and methods research, no. 4, Public Health Service publication no. 1000, ser. 2, no. 4, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 1000, ser. 2, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG8784.U6 S5 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p.
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5750903M
      LC Control Number71002456

      6 An Example of Life Table Construction with Grouped Data Problems and Complements Bibliographic Notes Chapter 5 Statistical Comparison of Life Tables 1 Some Data Features 2 Two-Sample Tests 3 k-Sample Tests 4 Post-Stratification Problems and Complements Bibliographic Notes Chapter 6 Multiple-Decrement Life Tables I 1 Computation of Cause-of. Sirken, Monroe G. () Comparison of Two Methods of Constructing Abridged Life Tables. Rev. ed. Series 2, No. 4. Washington: National Center for Health Statistics. Spiegelman, Mortimer Introduction to Demography. Chicago: The Society of Actuaries. → See the references in Chapter 5 for materials on life tables.

      The life tables in this report are current abridged life tables for the United States based on age-specific death rates in The data used to prepare these abridged life tables are final mortality statistics and July 1, , population estimates. Presented are tables showing life expectancy and survivorship by age, race, and sex. Such a life table is called an abridged life table. As the mortality experience of males and females in a population differ from each other, separate life tables are usually constructed for the two sexes. The construction of a life table is based on certain assump­tions.

      insurance premiums and annuities, to predict survival, etc. Life tables can be categorized into abridged life tables and complete life tables according to different methods of classifying age. For abridged and cause-eliminated life table, the standard grouping for age has 19 groups: 0−1,1−5,5−10,10−15,15−20,20−25,25−30,30−35,35−. The Life Table Method. The first method is the life table method, traditionally used by actuaries in determining life insurance rates, annuity premiums, requisite reserves, and so forth. Life tables date back many centuries and are a simple method of representing .


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Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a standard table by Monroe G. Sirken Download PDF EPUB FB2

COMPARISON OF TWO METHODS OF CONSTRUCTING ABRIDGED LIFE TABLES INTRODUCTION The publication of an annuai series of abridged life tables for the United States was started in After small biases were detected in the values of U.S.

abridged life tables, studies were undertaken which led to the development of a revised method for constructing the Size: 1MB. Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a "standard" table; comparison of the revised and the prior method of constructing the abridged life tables.

Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a "standard" table. Comparison of the revised and the prior method of constructing the abridged life tables.

life table is needed. Hence it is important to construct a complete life table given the abridged one. Therefore, the objectives of the study were to evaluate and compare the performance of King’s Osculatory Interpolation and Heligman-Pollard model techniques in terms of expanding an abridged life table to a complete ones.

U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a standard table. By M. Sirken. Vital and Health Statistics, 2(4). Hyattsville, MD: U.S. National Center of Health Statistics.

Google ScholarCited by: 5. the methods for constructing abridged life tables permit the preparation of abridged life tables which provide reasonably accurate data on current trends in expectation of life and survivorship. Abridged life tables for to were constructed by the Greville method; l sinceamodified method has been employed.z The abridged life tables.

Life Tables Life tables can be classified in two ways according to the length of the age interval in which data are presented (3). A complete life table contains data for every single year of age. An abridged life table, on the other hand, typically contains data by 5- or year age intervals.

The abridged life table is a short cut method designed for use when. complete life tables are based on one-year age intervals, abridged life tables are based on wider age categories.

Typically these age groups are: 0, etc. The majority of the HLD life tables are complete life tables. Some users, however, might prefer abridged life tables as a shorter form.

For this reason the HLD also. Infant deaths tend to occur early in the first year of life (which is the usual first age interval for abridged life tables). The ai value for this interval is around in developed countries and higher where infant mortality rates are higher.

The values for young childhood intervals. To construct a life table for Aruba it is very important to use a number of data sources from outside There are two types of life tables according to the reference year: the current and the cohort life table.

2 Abridged life table. Comparison of Two Surveys of Hospitalization: The National Hospital Discharge Survey and the NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Study. 24 pp. (PHS) Comparison of Two Methods of Constructing Abridged Life Tables (by reference to a “standard” table).

Sirken, M.G. March 11 pp. (PHS) PB PC A03 MF A pdf icon [PDF. In recent years sociologists, public health officers, and students of population problems have been taking an increasing interest in the life table as a description of the age-variation in the chances of death and survival.

As a result of this interest in the subject, attention has been focused on rapid methods of constructing abridged life tables. Method for Constructing Complete Annual U.S. Life Tables.

Series 2, Number 32 pp. (PHS) pdf icon [PDF – KB] Comparison of Two Methods of Constructing Abridged Life Tables. Series 2, Number 4, 11 pp. pdf icon [PDF – MB] Method of Constructing the Abridged Life Tables for the United States, Vital Statistics. The new abridged life table method features (i) improved accuracy, (ii) tolerance to observed age distributions with bulges and dents and (iii), together with the infant life table method of H SIEH (), coverage of the whole life span.

The method is illustrated with construction of abridged life tables using Canadian data. Life Table Construction Sample Life Table Data Age Category # deaths # surviving Prop (lx) nx lx Log 10 dx qx Tx ex Years 8 0 50 32 7 40 28 13 85 A Short Method for Constructing an Abridged Life Table.

Authors; Authors and affiliations J.W. United states Life Tables,and – no affiliations available. About this chapter. Cite this chapter as: Reed L.J., Merrell M. () A Short Method for Constructing an Abridged Life Table. In: Mathematical. Most life tables are period life tables, partly because few countries have the data required to construct cohort life tables, and partly because there is more interest in current than in past mortality.

The importance of cohort life tables is mainly conceptual. Life table concepts are more easily explained and understood for cohort life tables. Comparison of two methods of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a "standard" table.

Published Date: Comparison of the revised and the prior method of constructing the abridged life tables for the United States. report describes a method for constructing complete annual U.S.

life tables and for extending the age coverage. The life table is so valuable a description of the age variation in danger of dying that it is desirable to have rapid methods of obtaining it from the recorded vital statistics. The principal value of the life table lies in the form in which agespecific risks of dying are stated.

TABLE 9. UTILIZATION OF STATISTICS ON DEATHS IN BRINGING DATA ON COSTA RICAN POPULATION AGED 5 AND OVER IN i FORWARD TO Ses og.

'" Populotion Estimoted cohort cohort in. METHODS: The method, similar to that used to construct the decennial life tables, uses vital statistics and census data to calculate death rates for ages under 85 years and Medicare data for ages 85 years and over.

Previously, the annual life tables were abridged. construct a complete life table given the abridged life table. Since found that there are no significant differences between the actual data (data on n q x) and the estimated n q x, w e can.1.

Egypte Contemp. ;68() Construction of abridged life tables by reference to a standard complete life-table.

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