Mortality tables

Tables of probability that individuals of various ages will die within one year. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Mortality Table — A table that shows the rate of deaths occurring in a defined population during a selected time interval, or survival from birth to any given age. Statistics included in the mortality table show the probability a person s death before their next… …   Investment dictionary

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