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Life Expectancy Project Company Profile

18:39 EDT 20th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Our research group specializes in life expectancy calculations based on standard actuarial and biostatistical procedures. We apply these scientific methods to data on children born with cerebral palsy (CP), persons in the vegetative state (VS), and to those who have suffered spinal cord (SCI) or traumatic brain (TBI) injuries. We have published extensively on life expectancy, and have consulted on life expectancy in Canada, England, Australia and the United States.Some items of general interest on life expectancy and survival:
Medical research literature on life expectancy
Details on the life table
Technical glossary
Multipliers for the discounted cost of future care. A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is available for download:
Description of a survival curve and an integrated survival curve
Life expectancy in the U.S. general population
Especially for parents/patients

Location

1439 - 17th Avenue
San Francisco
California
94122-3402
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (415) 731-0240
Fax: (415) 731-0290
Email: Shavelle@LifeExpectancy.com


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Drinking more than six pints or glasses of wine a week cuts life expectancy, finds Lancet study – HeraldScotland

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PubMed Articles [2236 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Gender, nutritional status and disability-free life expectancy among older people in Santiago, Chile.

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Patient-Centered Communication of Life Expectancy Estimates in Genitourinary Malignancies

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Life Expectancy Project

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