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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A statistical table exhibiting the probable proportion of persons who will live to reach different ages.

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  • And you know a good deal about the question of sufficient power is that to avoid a Type I or Type II error; choice of endpoints; intention to treat vs actual treatment received; censored data; Kaplan-Meir or life-table analyses; data dredging; alternative biostatistical approaches and their respective +s/-s.

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  • Using a variant of life-table techniques, they have developed a measure called years of potential life lost YPLL.

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  • Peeters A, Barendregt JJ, Willekens F, Mackenbach JP, Al Mamun A, et al. (2003) Obesity in adulthood and its consequences for life expectancy: a life-table analysis.

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  • Aphid performance did not differ between Bt and non-Bt cotton plants and none of the aphid life-table parameters assessed was influenced by the expression of the

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  • A. gossypii on Bt and non-Bt cotton plants showed a variation in some life-table parameters among three consecutive generations

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  • The following aphid life-table parameters were obtained this way: nymphal developmental time (time from birth to first nymphal production; D), number of nymphs produced during a time span equal to D starting at nymph production (FD), mean reproductive rate during the reproductive period observed (daily fecundity; DF), total fecundity per female during the period observed (TF), adult longevity

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  • Bt protein and we examined several aphid life-table parameters,.

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  • DALYs are calculated using a multi-state, multiple cohort life-table approach to determine changes in mortality and morbidity for five physical activity-related diseases: ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, and colon cancer.

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  • More research will be needed to resolve these conflicting views, and participants in the CTFS / SIGEO network of more than 30 forest dynamics plots in 17 countries hope that researchers will take advantage of standardized life-table data from more than 6,500 tree species to understand the patterns of biological diversity across the world.

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  • The impact of 5-ASA exposure on the subsequent development of advanced neoplasia (high-grade dysplasia or CRC) was assessed using life-table methods.

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