Modelling Survival and Death
1. Auflage. Softcover version of original hardcover Auflage 2002,
Band: 11, 306 Seiten, Kartoniert, Paperback, Format (B × H): 155 mm x 235 mm, Gewicht: 487 g
Reihe: European Studies of Population
Verlag: Springer Netherlands
Wunsch / Duchêne / Mouchart The Life TableThis work covers various important issues in life table construction and use. It. includes a non-technical overview, compares various methods of decomposing the difference in life expectancies, discusses the finding of suitable indicators and models, and deals with age, period, and cohort effects in mortality.
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Preface. Introduction; G. Wunsch. 1. The life table: A demographic overview; G. Wunsch. 2. The construction of life tables; G. Calot, A. Franco. 3. Methods of decomposition of differences between life expectancies at birth by causes of death; E. Valkovics. 4. Of entropies and inequalities: Summary measures of the age distribution of mortality; J. Anson. 5. Age, period and cohort components in analysing past and projecting future mortality trends; G. Caselli. 6. Parameterisation as a tool in analysing age, period and cohort effects on mortality: A case study of the Netherlands; E. Tabeau, et al. 7. The registration of causes of death: Problems of comparability; F. Meslé. 8. Gains in life expectancy by eliminating major causes of death: Revised estimates taking into account competing causes of death; A.E. Kunst, et al. 9. The measurement of mortality by cause and morbidity; J. Duchêne. 10. Competing risks models: Problems of modelling and of identification; M. Mouchart, J.-M. Rolin. 11. Use of demographic tools in the assessment of the health level of populations; E. Cambois, J.-M. Robine. 12. The life table: A sociological overview; J. Anson. List of authors.