MortHump: Measure the Young Adult Mortality Hump

Fit diverse models of mortality graduation, parametric or not, in order to isolate the hump that is often observed in the age-specific death rates during adolescence and early adulthood in human populations. Can handle either all-cause or cause-specific data. A description of the methods used can be found in Remund A., Camarda C. and Riffe T. (2018) Analyzing the Young Adult Mortality Hump in R with MortHump. MPIDR Technical Report TR-2018-3.

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AuthorAdrien Remund, Carlo G Camarda, Tim Riffe
MaintainerAdrien Remund <>
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MortHump documentation built on Jan. 24, 2018, 6:02 p.m.