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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 267–290.
Published: 01 May 1974
...Robert Schoen; Verne E. Nelson Abstract The life status table, an analytical model which follows a birth cohort through life and through the never-married, presently married, widowed and divorced statuses, is developed and applied to data from four Western populations. Particular attention is given...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 August 1973
...S. Mitra Abstract Expected values and variances of several life table functions have been obtained by converting the sample estimates of age-specific mortality rates to probabilities of dying by Reed-Merrell’s approximation. The expressions also permit the development of a procedure...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 333–350.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Robert Schoen Abstract The “problem of the sexes” has been one of trying to reconcile inconsistent male and female demographic rates. The present paper deals with that question in the context of a two-sex nuptiality-mortality life table. A “rectangular” population, with equal numbers of persons...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 February 1979
... and Medical Subjects , 33 , 1 – 26 . Miller, M. D. 1946. Elements of Graduation. Actuarial Society of America and American Institute of Actuaries. DEMOGRAPHY@ Volume 16, Number 1 February 1979 BIAS IN GRADUATED LIFE TABLE FUNCTIONS J. H. Pollard Macquarie University, North Ryde 2113, New South Wales...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 May 1979
.... ( 1976 ). Life Table Techniques for Multiple Cause Mortality . Demography , 13 , 541 – 564 . 10.2307/2060509 Marshall A. W. , & Olkin I. ( 1967 ). A Multivariate Exponential Distribution . JASA , 62 , 30 – 44 . Moeschberger M. ( 1974 ). Life-Tests Under...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Noreen Goldman; Graham Lord Abstract The mathematical derivations described in this paper offer a new look at the entropy of the life table, denoted by H. Contrary to previous claims, it is theoretically possible, and has been observed empirically, for life tables to have entropy values greater...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Jane Menken; James Trussell; Debra Stempel; Ozer Babakol Abstract The proportional hazards life table is a recently developed approach to the analysis of survival data when mortality risks vary among individuals. It assumes that at a given age (or duration since the start of a life) the force...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 439.
Published: 01 August 1987
...S. Mitra 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Life Expectancy Life Table Survivorship Function Limited Area Short Note References Goldman , N. , & Lord , G. ( 1986 ). A new look at entropy and the life table . Demography , 23...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 615–622.
Published: 01 November 1987
...Ralph Hakkert 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Life Table Generalize Entropy Gini Index Inequality Measure Accelerate Failure Time Model References Allison , P. ( 1978 ). Measures of inequality . American Sociological Review , 43...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 441–442.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Noreen Goldman; Graham Lord 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Life Table Demographic Parameter Short Note Vital Rate Limit Behavior References Demetrius , L. ( 1979 ). Relations between demographic parameters . Demography , 16 , 329...
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 1970
... in a eoneentrated form which, at the same time, would not be too diffieult to handle mathematieally. The suggested teehnique is illustrated on a eouple of life tables eorresponding to low and high levels of mortality. The studies have been extended to in- clude the whole age span O-w; the pres- ent report, however...
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 459–465.
Published: 01 November 1970
...T. R. Balakrishnan; J. D. Allingham; J. F. Kantner Abstract Multiple decrement life table technique is used to analyze the oral contraceptive use in a sample of once married women in Metropolitan Toronto. The overall pattern in the Canadian data is found to be essentially similar to that found...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 297–304.
Published: 01 June 1966
... that because of these two problems—namely, sample heterogeneity and incomplete histories-the Pearl pregnancy rate, which has been traditionally used to measure contraceptive effectiveness, is inadequate. A life table method is described that permits one to combine incomplete histories with complete ones...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 509–528.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue Abstract In this study, I used a life-table approach to estimate how much hypothetical reductions in pregnancy-related dropouts would help close the gender gap in educational attainment. Using the schooling histories of 6,686 pupils, I partitioned Cameroon’s gender gap...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 541–564.
Published: 01 November 1976
... data from deaths occurring in 1969 in North Carolina. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1976 1976 Life Table Hypertensive Disease Morbid State Compete Risk Model Pattern Elimination References Bush , J. W. , Chen , M. M. , & Zaremba , J...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 87–96.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Charles J. Mode; Roger C. Avery; Gary S. Littman; Robert G. Potter, Jr. Abstract In this paper, the actuarial method of multiple decrement life table analysis of censored, longitudinal data is examined. The discussion is organized in terms of the first segment of usage of an intrauterine device...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 331–334.
Published: 01 August 1971
...Nader Fergany Abstract The construction of life tables is often marred by one or more of the following restrictions: (1) assumptions that are either unjustifiable or of questionable generality; (2) rough approximations; (3) exacting data requirements. This paper recommends instead a simple method...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 515.
Published: 01 August 1972
...Samarendranath Mitra 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1972 1972 Exponential Function General Formula Life Table Step Function Main Issue DEMOGRAPHY Volume 9, Number 3 August 1972 COMMENT ON N. FERGANY'S "ON THE HUMAN SURVIVORSHIP FUNCTION AND LIFE TABLE...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 1035–1051.
Published: 01 November 2010
... insurance at a single time point or for a short period. Moreover, the literature provides no sense of the joint risk of being uninsured and in need of medical care. In this article, we use a life table approach to calculate health- and insurance-specific life expectancies for whites and blacks, thereby...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 1053–1077.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Scott M. Lynch; J. Scott Brown Abstract Multistate life table methods are often used to estimate the proportion of remaining life that individuals can expect to spend in various states, such as healthy and unhealthy states. Sullivan’s method is commonly used when panels containing data...