Repeated Resuscitation: How Lifesaving Alters Life Tables

Vaupel J & Yashin A (1987). Repeated Resuscitation: How Lifesaving Alters Life Tables. Demography 24 (1): 123-135. DOI:10.2307/2061512.

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Abstract

How does saving lives affect the force of mortality and life table statistics? How can the progress being made in reducing the force of mortality be interpreted in terms of lifesaving? How many times can a person expect to have his or her life saved as a result of this progress? We develop a model to answer these questions and illustrate the results by using mortality rates for the United States in 1900 and 1980 and as projected for 2050.

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 09:44
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 15:28
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/13635

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