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Life Tables MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Life Tables
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.450.750
E05.318.740.100.500
N01.224.935.464.625
N06.850.505.400.975.450.625
N06.850.520.308.985.450.750
Unique ID
D015993
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015993
Scope Note
Summarizing techniques used to describe the pattern of mortality and survival in populations. These methods can be applied to the study not only of death, but also of any defined endpoint such as the onset of disease or the occurrence of disease complications.
Entry Term(s)
Life Table Analysis
Life Table Estimates
Life Table Method
Life Table Methods
Life Table Models
Previous Indexing
Actuarial Analysis (1979-1989)
Life Expectancy (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
90; LIFE TABLE METHODS was see ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS 1979-89
Online Note
use ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS to search LIFE TABLE METHODS 1979-89
History Note
90; LIFE TABLE METHODS was see ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS 1979-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2021/07/01

No Qualifiers
Life Tables Preferred
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