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Interpretation and use of the United Nations 1982 Model Life Tables: With particular reference to developing countries

Zhao, Zhongwei


The United Nations Population Division published a set of model life tables for developing countries in 1982. These mortality models were soon accepted and have been used widely in demographic teaching and research. Despite that, however, a number of questions regarding the interpretation and use of the UN model life tables have not been adequately answered. This paper examines mortality changes in the populations studied by the UN Population Division in the early 1980s and compares their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Population


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