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Preface

Acknowledgements

I.

The Data
1. Data of mortality of the oldest-old
2. Data quality
3. Cohort survival histories
4. Current survivors
5. What does the database represent ?

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Findings
6. Growing numbers of old people
7. Proportion of the oldest-old in total population
8. Mortality of the oldest-old since 1950
9. Onset of sustained mortality decline
10. Age pattern of mortality decline
11. The case of centenarians
12. Period or cohort effect ?
13. Sex ratio and sex differential of mortality
14. Effect of differential mortality on population sex ratio
15. Conclusion

 

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by Väinö Kannisto, Jens Lauritsen, Kirill Andreev

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