Human Longevity, Individual Life Duration, and the Growth of the Oldest-Old Population

Old-age survival has considerably improved in the second half of the twentieth century. Life expectancy in wealthy countries has increased, on average, from 65 years in 1950 to 76 years in 2005. The rise was more spectacular in some countries: the life expectancy for Japanese women rose from 62 year...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Robine, Jean-Marie. (Editor,, Crimmins, Eileen M. (Editor,, Horiuchi, Shiro. (Editor,, Zeng, Yi. (Editor,
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2007.
Edition:1st ed. 2007.
Series:International Studies in Population, 4
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