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Measures of Life Expectancy & Mortality: Terms & Tools

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What is meant by 'life expectancy'?

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1. Which of these formulas best represents the crude death rate?

2. What do we create when we calculate age-specific death rates for an entire population?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Basically, you'll be asked questions about comprehensive concepts such as life expectancy, the crude death rate, and age-specific death rates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practices will quiz you on:

  • The meaning of life expectancy
  • A formulaic representation of the crude death rate
  • Results of figuring an age-specific death rate
  • Increments of age brackets
  • The way we estimate the life expectancy of an age group

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of life expectancy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about age-specific death rates
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding life expectancy estimation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See how much more you can learn about mortality's measurements with the assistance of our affiliated video lesson. This lesson is named Measures of Life Expectancy & Mortality: Terms & Tools. Use this lesson to learn about:

  • What crude death rates are
  • Age and sex-specific rates
  • The infant mortality rate
  • What's referred to as life expectancy and how it's figured
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