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Table 2:
Recent Compression Indicators For Various Countries.
 

In ascending order of C50 for females.
 
Country Period C10 C50 C90
    M F M F M F
 
France 1991-95 3.02 2.20 17.1 12.1 47.6 37.0
Japan 1995 2.63 2.20 14.6 12.3 40.6 36.5
Switzerland 1988-93 2.83 2.24 15.5 12.4 45.1 36.7
Italy 1993 2.86 2.24 15.7 12.4 42.8 36.0
Sweden 1992-96 2.64 2.29 14.4 12.6 39.7 36.8
 
Austria 1990-92 2.92 2.22 16.2 12.6 44.5 37.3
Finland 1991-95 3.01 2.25 16.4 12.6 45.8 36.3
Netherlands 1990-95 2.74 2.35 15.0 13.1 40.0 38.0
Germany, W. 1986-88 2.85 2.37 15.8 13.1 43.2 38.2
Slovenia 1993-95 3.25 2.39 17.7 13.1 47.0 37.6
 
Ireland 1990-92 2.81 2.46 15.1 13.8 40.2 38.0
Australia 1994-96 2.75 2.42 15.2 13.9 42.4 39.6
England 1990-92 2.86 2.70 15.6 14.8 41.2 39.6
Hungary 1990 3.79 2.72 20.5 14.8 50.8 42.7
Greece 1980 3.00 2.75 16.3 14.9 46.5 39.9
 
New Zealand 1985-87 2.98 2.76 16.3 15.0 45.1 49.8
Denmark 1994-95 3.03 2.77 16.3 15.5 43.7 41.1
Scotland 1980-82 3.03 2.82 16.6 15.6 43.9 42.4
Korea, S. 1985-87 3.14 2.87 17.0 15.7 44.0 42.3
USA 1991-95 3.21 2.82 17.7 15.7 50.7 43.2
 
Chile 1986-89 3.39 2.89 18.5 15.8 49.5 43.4
China 1981 3.12 2.90 16.9 16.8 57.3 61.1
 
 

 

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Measuring the Compression of Mortality
Väinö Kannisto
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
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