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Describe king’s method for constructing an abridged life table.


An abridged life table consists of all columns of a life table for ages distant apart usually 5 to 10 years or for age groups usually of width 5 to 10 years. In this way there is tremendous cut in size of life-tables, and hence such life tables are named as abridged life table.

Central mortality rate can be calculated precisely provided the popul

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