Definition of life table in English:

life table

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noun

  • 1A table of statistics relating to life expectancy and mortality for a given category of people.
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    • After a follow-up of 15 years, the estimated life table analysis of mortality was retrospectively calculated.
    • Disease-specific mortality rates were determined by adjusting all-cause mortality rates from the Registry by standard life table mortality rates.
    • Observations on mortality presented in the previous section are supported by the life table data.
  • 1.1 Zoology A table of statistics relating to life expectancy for a population of animals divided into cohorts of given age.
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    • On the basis of the timing of migration and breeding in the two habitats and life table data, it appears that the same populations breed in both places annually.
    • We examined 50 published life tables for 44 mammal species representing 10 orders and 25 families (Appendix A).
    • Average life expectancy from birth for the whole population or subgroups can be derived from life tables.

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