Standardization of cumulative failure rates

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A method is proposed for standardizing life table cumulative failure rates for various cohorts so that they are adjusted to the distribution of exposure by age group for a particular cohort. An approximate standard error for the standardized cumulative failure rate is presented. Application of the methodology is illustrated by a numerical example.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Demography


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