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Table 2 Age–period–cohort model for chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis mortality rates in Taiwan

From: Mortality trends in chronic liver disease and cirrhosis from 1981 to 2015 in Taiwan

Models df Deviance Likelihood ratio statistic (df*) P value
Males     
Age 78 3013.15 2577.10 (23)  < 0.0001
Period 84 33,327.97 32,891.92 (29)  < 0.0001
Cohort 72 11,177.27 10,741.22 (17)  < 0.0001
AP 72 1470.36 1034.31 (17)  < 0.0001
AC 60 1155.41 719.36 (5)  < 0.0001
PC 66 6502.79 6066.74 (11)  < 0.0001
APC 55 436.05 Reference Reference
Females     
Age 78 2045.93 1916.64 (23)  < 0.0001
Period 84 60,272.85 60,143.56 (29)  < 0.0001
Cohort 72 11,457.84 11,328.55 (17)  < 0.0001
AP 72 812.07 682.78 (17)  < 0.0001
AC 60 450.82 321.53 (5)  < 0.0001
PC 66 1265.24 1135.95 (11)  < 0.0001
APC 55 129.29 Reference Reference
  1. df: degree of freedom; Likelihood ratio statistic: increase in deviance from the APC model; df*: increase in df from the APC model; APC: full age–period–cohort model; AC: age–cohort model; AP: age–period model; PC: period–cohort model