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Calculating Deaths. 1/Lifespan versus Death Rate. How Long Do We Live?. National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/releases/02facts/final2000.htm Average US Lifespan: 76.9 years Age-Adjusted Death Rate: 872/100,000. Population Model #1a.

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## Calculating Deaths

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**Calculating Deaths**1/Lifespan versus Death Rate**How Long Do We Live?**• National Center for Health Statisticshttp://www.cdc.gov/nchs/releases/02facts/final2000.htm • Average US Lifespan: 76.9 years • Age-Adjusted Death Rate: 872/100,000**Population Model #1a**Deaths = 1/Average Lifespan * Population**Population Model #1b**Deaths = Death Fraction * Population**What Should We Use As the Death Fraction?**• Dwell time model • Use 1/Lifespan: 1/76.9 = .013003901 • Assumes population evenly divided into age groups. • Age-adjusted model • Death Rate = .00872 • Takes into account age-specific death rates and “averages” over age groups.

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