survexp.us: Census Data Sets for the Expected Survival and Person Years...

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Description

Census data sets for the expected survival and person years functions.

Details

us

total United States population, by age and sex, 1940 to 2012.

usr

United States population, by age, sex and race, 1940 to 2012. Race is white, nonwhite, or black. For 1960 and 1970 the black population values were not reported separately, so the nonwhite values were used.

mn

total Minnesota population, by age and sex, 1970 to 2004.

Each of these tables contains the daily hazard rate for a matched subject from the population, defined as -\log(1-q)/365.25 where q is the 1 year probability of death as reported in the original tables from the US Census. For age 25 in 1970, for instance, p = 1-q is is the probability that a subject who becomes 25 years of age in 1970 will achieve his/her 26th birthday. The tables are recast in terms of hazard per day entirely for computational convenience.

Each table is stored as an array, with additional attributes, and can be subset and manipulated as standard R arrays. The attributes are

All numeric dimensions of a rate table must be in the same units. The survexp.us rate table contains daily hazard rates, the age cutpoints are in days, and the calendar year cutpoints are a Date.

Examples

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survexp.uswhite <- survexp.usr[,,"white",]

Example output



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