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MARTINEZ-GUZMAN, Gerardo et al. Mortality calculation of the State of Puebla population using the model tables from UN and the Genova Ricard method. Pap. poblac [online]. 2015, vol.21, n.85, pp.177-210. ISSN 2448-7147.

The studies of mortality measurement serve as indicators of socioeconomic and health progress. In these studies the evolution and factor trends of the most universal concern of mankind are observed, such as health, life extension and the possibility of avoiding premature death. This is related to differences between social groups and population groups by age and sex, in order to identify the advancement or backwardness degree in welfare conditions. There are diverse methodologies for the calculation of life tables. In this paper the mathematical model of Ricard Genova employing the model tables proposed by the UN to calculate life tables is used. In this application of method the Puebla State data is used, in order to study the mortality behavior in the population from this state.

Keywords : Ricard Genova model; life expectancy; death probability; survival probability; mortality rate; type tables.

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