Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram

The goal of this book is simple: We would like to show how mortality dynamics can be visualized in the so-called Lexis diagram. To appeal to as many potentialeaders as possible, we do not require any specialist knowledge. This approachay be disappointing: Demographers may have liked more information...

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Main Author: Bohk-Ewald, Christina
Other Authors: M. Muszynska, Magdalena, Rau, Roland, W. Vaupel, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer 2018
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The goal of this book is simple: We would like to show how mortality dynamics can be visualized in the so-called Lexis diagram. To appeal to as many potentialeaders as possible, we do not require any specialist knowledge. This approachay be disappointing: Demographers may have liked more information abouthe mathematical underpinnings of population dynamics on the Lexis surface asemonstrated, for instance, by Arthur and Vaupel in 1984. Statisticians would haverobably preferred more information about the underlying smoothing methods thatere used. Epidemiologists likewise might miss discussions about the etiology ofiseases. Sociologists would have probably expected that our results were morembedded into theoretical frameworks....
Physical Description:175
ISBN:9783319648187
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