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Table 2:
Indicators of data reliability for deaths of centenarians, by sex, in Canada and other countries.
 
   

Deaths 105+/100+ (%)

Deaths 110+/105+ (%)

q100 / q101

Death 100+ women/men

 
 
   

M

W

M

W

M

W

 
 

Canada

1951-60

8.9

8.9

17.6

12.1

1.10

1.04

1.9

Canada

1961-70

10.7

6.7

3.0

-----

1.15

1.00

2.1

Canada

1971-80

7.1

6.6

5.6

4.8

0.98

0.91

2.5

Canada

1981-90

6.7

8.7

6.9

5.5

0.98

0.93

3.0

Canada

1991-95

8.3

9.8

4.6

5.0

0.90

0.94

3.9

Canada

1951-95

7.8

8.5

6.3

5.2

 

2.9

 
 

United-States

               

White

1960-69

8.8

7.5

14.6

9.6

1.02

0.97

2.4

 

1970-79

7.8

7.4

10.0

6.0

-----

-----

3.0

Non-White

1960-69

30.2

29.8

30.5

29.2

1.25

1.38

1.8

 

1970-79

28.9

28.6

22.2

25.8

-----

-----

1.9

 

Japan

1950-69

5.3

4.4

-----

13.8

1.19

0.99

3.5

 

1970-82

3.9

4.2

2.6

3.1

1.13

0.97

3.8

 

Sweden

1920-83

2.4

3.7

-----

-----

0.88

0.96

2.1

 

France

1970-83

3.2

4.6

-----

-----

1.07

0.97

4.4

 

Netherlands

1910-85

2.4

4.4

-----

5.1

0.97

0.96

2.0

 

England and Wales

1950-83

3.0

5.1

9.4

2.0

0.93

0.94

5.9

 

Finland

1920-83

1.0

3.5

-----

0.2

0.93

0.90

4.2

 

New Zeland

 

Non-Maoris

1947-84

4.9

5.3

33.3

-----

1.16

0.93

2.8

Maoris

1947-84

30.4

42.1

21.4

35.6

1.40

3.73

2.3

 
 
  ----- Too few cases to calculate rate
 
SOURCES: For countries other than Canada: Table 1 from Kannisto (1988).
  Canada: Deaths 1951-1995 : Statistics Canada (1997).

 

 

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Mortality Statistics for the Oldest-Old: An Evaluation of Canadian Data
Robert Bourbeau and André Lebel
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