Total incremental change with age equals average lifetime change

Journal Article

In a stationary population, the change with age in some characteristic at a point in time, summed over all the individuals in the population, equals the change in this characteristic, from the start to the end of the lifetime of each individual, averaged over all lifetimes of the individuals in the cohort. © 2010 James W. Vaupel.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vaupel, JW

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 /

Start / End Page

  • 1143 - 1148

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1435-9871

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4054/DemRes.2010.22.36