publication . Article . 1999

Life Expectancies Applied to Specific Statuses: a History of the Indicators and the Methods of Calculation {Population, 3, 1998)

N. Brouard; J.-M. Robine; E. Cambois;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1999 Journal: Population, volume 11, issue HS1, pages 7-34
Abstract
Cambois (Emmanuelle), Robin? (Jean-Marie), Brouard (Nicolas).- Life Expectancies Applied to Specific Statuses: A History of the Indicators and the Methods of Calculation Indicators of life expectancy applied to specific statuses, such as the state of health or professional status, were introduced at the end of the 1930s and are currently the object of renewed interest. Because they relate mortality to different domains (health, professional activity) applied life expectancies reflect simultaneously the demographic dynamic of a population and the evolution of its functional characteristics. This article presents a historical survey of the methods of calculation a...
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