Saturday, September 4 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Room HS16

Session 104:
Methodological issues in mortality

Chair: Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Forecasting mortality in the event of a structural change Edviges Coelho, Statistics Portugal; Luis Nunes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa;

  2. Analytical sensitivity analysis of the multistate life table: a new tool in public health research Mieke Reuser, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Frans Willekens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Luc Bonneux, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI);

  3. “Achieving closure”: improving the estimation of life expectancy for small populations Michael P. Grayer, University of London;

  4. Estimating smoking-attributable mortality in the United States: geographic variation Sam Preston, University of Pennsylvania; Andrew Fenelon, University of Pennsylvania;

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