MLTlookup: Model Life Tables Lookup

Description Usage Format References See Also Examples

Description

Lookup tables containing values for various model life tables, including Coale-Demeny and UN life tables.

Usage

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Format

Data frame with the following columns:

type

Type of the model life table. Available options are “CD_East”, “CD_North”, “CD_South”, “CD_West”, “UN_Chilean”, “UN_Far_Eastern”, “UN_General”, “UN_Latin_American”, “UN_South_Asian”. For the CD types, see Coale et al. (1983). For the UN types, see the link in References below.

sex

Code for distinguishing sexes. 1 is for male, 2 is for female.

age

Starting age of an age group. In MLTlookup these are 0, 1, 5, 10, ... 130. The MLT1Ylookup table contains 1-year ages ranging from 0 to 130.

e0

Level of life expectancy, starting at 20 and going by steps of 2.5 up to 130.

mx

Mortality rates.

lx, Lx, sx

Other life table columns.

References

Coale, A., P. Demeny, and B. Vaughn. 1983. Regional model life tables and stable populations. 2nd ed. New York: Academic Press.

https://www.un.org/development/desa/pd/data/extended-model-life-tables

See Also

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Examples

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data(MLTlookup)
str(MLTlookup)
# CD West life table for male at e0 of 80
subset(MLTlookup, type == "CD_West" & sex == 1 & e0 == 80)

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