National Vital Statistics System


Interpolated Abridged Life Table, United States, 1996

LEWK2 provides values showing the mortality experience of a hypothetical group of infants born at the same time and subject throughout their lifetime to the specific rates of a given year. Data are shown by single year of age, race, and sex. For the Interpolated Abridged Life Table, values for single year of age are estimated from values for life table for 5-year age groups. The most frequently used life table statistic is average remaining lifetime or life expectancy at a specific age.

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