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Figures

Figure 1:  Bulgarian mortality rates for males and females in 1992–93. /
Male-female mortality ratio and life-table aging rate (LAR) for males and females in Bulgaria in 1992–93.
Figure 2:  Typical pattern of mortality rates implied by a Gompertz model with and without unobserved heterogeneity. /
Life-table aging rate in a Gompertz model with and without unobserved heterogeneity.
Figure 3:  Observed mortality rates implied by the modified DeMoivre hazard function for different degrees of heterogeneity in the population.
Figure 4:  Application of modified DeMoivre hazard functions with Gamma distributed relative frailty to Bulgarian mortality pattern.
Figure 5:  Comparison of a piecewise-constant hazard model with unobserved frailty with the modified DeMoivre model with unobserved frailty.
Figure 6:  Sensitivity analysis of the parameter estimates obtained for Models 1 and 2 in Table 1 with respect to different values of w

 

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Frailty Modelling for Adult and Old Age Mortality: The Application of a Modified DeMoivre Hazard Function to Sex Differentials in Mortality
Hans-Peter Kohler, Iliana Kohler
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