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Life Tables

"Life Tables" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Life Tables" by people in this website by year, and whether "Life Tables" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1996
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