## The Life Table and Its ApplicationsThe statistical theory of the ordinary life table is presented in this book, with its construction explained. Topics cover measures of mortality and adjustment of rates, and other areas include survival and stages of disease, reproduction, married life, antenatal life table and ecological studies. |

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### Contents

Elements of Probability | 1 |

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abridged life table age group age-specific death rates binomial distribution California population cancer Chapter chi-square cohort column compute conditional probability crude death rate current life table current population DENOTES density function derived difference equal equation estimate event example fertility rate fertility table fetal deaths force of mortality formula Fraction of Last Last Age Interval likelihood function live births Male Female 0–1 mean age mortality index mortality rate multiplication theorem n(AB normal distribution number of deaths Number of live number of survivors number of women parity progression ratio patients population mean population proportions Pr(A Pr(AB Pr(B Pr(X Pr(Z probability distribution probability of death probability of dying probability of surviving reproductive sample mean sample proportion sample variance Section Sexes Male Female specific death rates stage standard deviation standard error standard population statistical inference tion total number values weeks of gestation weighted mean women of parity