Volume 44 - Article 35 | Pages 853–864 Author has provided data and code for replicating results Article has associated letter

Outsurvival as a measure of the inequality of lifespans between two populations

By James W. Vaupel, Marie-Pier Bergeron-Boucher, Ilya Kashnitsky


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04 August 2022 | Response Letter

A Note on the Outsurvival Statistic

by David Hand

One of the distinguishing features of statistics as a discipline is that it is ubiquitous: it is applied everywhere. A consequence of this is that statistical tools are often redeveloped or rediscovered by researchers in various domains, unaware that the tools and their properties have already [...]

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