find.my.case: Function that identifies the case/problem we have to solve

Description Usage Arguments

View source: R/LifeTable.R

Description

Function that identifies the case/problem we have to solve

Usage

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find.my.case(Dx = NULL, Ex = NULL, mx = NULL, qx = NULL, lx = NULL, dx = NULL)

Arguments

Dx

Object containing death counts. An element of the Dx object represents the number of deaths during the year to persons aged x to x+n.

Ex

Exposure in the period. Ex can be approximated by the mid-year population aged x to x+n.

mx

Life table death rate in age interval [x, x+n).

qx

Probability of dying in age interval [x, x+n).

lx

Probability of survival up until exact age x (if l(0) = 1), or the number of survivors at exact age x, assuming l(0) > 1.

dx

Deaths by life-table population in the age interval [x, x+n).


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