odagsen_cm: odagsen_corpus.mandibulae: Life table example

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odagsen_corpus.mandibulae: Life table example


A life table from Grupe/Herrmann 1986, 51.


A data frame with 11 rows and 9 variables.

  • age.group: inf.I, inf.II -> Infans I, II juv -> juvenil; fa, ma, sa -> früh-, mittel-, spätadult; fm, mm, sm -> früh-, mittel-, spätmatur; s -> senil

  • x

  • a

  • Dx

  • dx

  • lx

  • qx

  • Lx

  • ex

In contrast to the general convention Lx represents the remaining survivors of each age interval ("Zahl der Lebenden bezogen auf die theoretische Ausgangspopulation zwischen zwei aufeinanderfolgenden Intervallen"). For further information about the values see the documentation of life.table.


The life table is compiled from the mandibulae of the late neolithic collective burial #' from Odagsen, Einbeck district Northeim (3.250 - 2.950 cal BC). The calculated values show minor adjustments in comparison to the published original data in Grupe/Herrmann 1986.






See Also

Other lifetables: aiterhofen_oedmuehlen, gallery_graves, magdalenenberg, muensingen, nitra, odagsen_mo, schleswig_ma

mortAAR documentation built on April 26, 2022, 5:07 p.m.