A novel methodology for constructing ethnic majority life tables: an analysis of routine data from England and Wales


Morris, M; Rachet, B; Woods, LM; (2013) A novel methodology for constructing ethnic majority life tables: an analysis of routine data from England and Wales. Lancet, 382. S76. ISSN 0140-6736 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62501-5

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Abstract

BackgroundLife tables are used to examine mortality by age and sex to calculate life expectancy in a specific population. The use of life tables is of public health interest to produce accurate estimates of mortality for subpopulations. We report work that has produced ethnic life tables for England and Wales.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Cancer Survival Group
Centre for Statistical Methodology
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/2121348

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