Health and Mortality among Elderly Populations

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1.1. Mortality trends by broad ages for cancer of the respiratory tract, five selected countries, 1950-198013
1.2. Mortality trends for bronchitis, influenza, and pneumonia at 60 years and over, selected countries, 1950-199014
1.3. Actual and projected mortality rates from cancer of the uterus, Italian women aged 60 years and over15
3.1. Annual percentage change in the conditional probability of death q(x) at age 85, US females, 1900-198546
3.2. Observed (1990) and projected (2080) conditional probability of death q(x) at ages 1-50, US males47
3.3. Observed (1950-1982) and projected (1983-2080) conditional probability of death q(x) at ages 60 and 70, US females47
3.4. Projected survival curves for US females at ages 50 and older with a life expectancy at birth from 80 to 11053
4.1. Proportion of survivors by age in months among 10,000 people alive at 100 years (1,200 months)69
4.2. Expectation of life by age in months72
4.3. Pyramid of ages (in months) according to the IPSEN life-table after 100 years72
4.4. Mortality rates by age (in years) according to the IPSEN survey74
4.5. Age and sex patterns of surveyed population and stationary population according to the IPSEN life-table75
4.6. IPSEN mortality rates at 100 years and over compared to mortality rates at 85 years and over for five-year period since 194576
4.7. Survival curve according to 'Neugarten' score81
5.1. Percentage surviving to specified ages in various countries, males93
5.2. Percentage surviving to specified ages in various countries, females94
5.3. Gains in life expectancy at birth for selected countries96
5.4. Expected percentage of deaths after age 65 by cause among males, 1950-1990104
5.5. Expected percentage of deaths after age 65 by cause among females, 1950-1990105
6.1. Relative period-standardized death-rates among the Finnish elderly by socio-demographic variables, in five-year age-groups, by sex, 1971-90118

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