Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 The mean, standard deviation (SD), coefficient of variation (CV) and skewness (Sk) of longevity and healthy longevity to age 90, for Belgium. Healthy longevity is defined as life spent with no limitations of activities of daily living, obtained from easySHARE data. Mean and SD are in units of years; CV and Sk are dimensionless

From: Matrix methods in health demography: a new approach to the stochastic analysis of healthy longevity and DALYs

   Men   Women
   55 75   55 75
mean L 24.5 10.1   27.9 11.8
  HL 20.6 7.6   22.2 7.9
SD L 9.4 5.1   8.5 5.1
  HL 7.6 3.8   6.4 3.2
CV L 0.38 0.50   0.31 0.40
  HL 0.37 0.50   0.29 0.41
Sk L -0.75 -0.38   -1.34 -0.89
  HL -0.80 -0.28   -1.35 -0.51