The Mortality Experience of the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, of Hartford, Conn., from 1846 to 1878

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Page 9 - ... specially designed to test the question. It may be remarked, as throwing some light on the matter, that the actuary of the Connecticut company, after observing that between the ages of fifty-six and seventy-five an undue proportion of the deaths occur among those insured for large amounts, adds, " These results suggest the question whether those who insure for large amounts — often, perhaps generally, men of good incomes, and living well, but involved in the cares, and burdened with the responsibilities,...
Page 16 - The number of lives under observation was also in some instances too small to entitle the results to credit. The classes of occupation have been arranged in the order of the excellence of the risks as measured by comparison with the American Table. From this is excepted the last two classes...
Page 16 - ... is excepted the last two classes, which are composed of lives of no particular occupation, but quite miscellaneous. The low mortality of the last class (49), and the great average duration of the insurances and the large per cent. still existing, are due to the introduction of a large percentage of the years of exposure without any corresponding deaths or withdrawals, at the expense of the other classes.
Page 4 - As regards males, the observations included 97,790 lives, covering 780,353 years of exposure, with 8,746 deaths; 125,655 policies, covering 867,197 years of exposure, with 9,890 terminations by death; $354,902,195 of insurance, covering $2,482,744,335 of exposure, and a loss of $28,793,725 by death.
Page 79 - PREMIUM PAYING ENDOWMENT POLICIES AND AMOUNTS ON FEMALE LIVES. SUMMARY BY GROUPS OF AGES.

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