AKq02a0: 'AKq02a0' estimates a0 using the Andreev-Kingkade rule of...

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s)

Description

AKq02a0 is an auxiliary function used by version 6 of the four HMD lifetable functions, ltper_AxN(), ltcoh_AxN(), ltperBoth_AxN(), ltcohBoth_AxN().

Usage

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AKq02a0(q0, sex = "m")

Arguments

q0

a value or vector of values of q0, the death probability for age 0 infants.

sex

either "m" or "f"

Value

a0, the estimated average age at death of those dying in the first year of life, either a single value or a vector of a_0 values.

Author(s)

Tim Riffe


MortHump documentation built on April 14, 2017, 2:22 p.m.