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LXPCT_2: Stata module to calculate multistate life expectancies


  • Margaret M. Weden

    () (University of Wisconsin- Madison)


lxpct_2 calculates multistate life expectancies from age-specific transition probabilities. Like a standard life table, the multi-state, or increment-decrement, life table allows a researcher to calculate expected years of life while adjusting for age-related differences in the composition of various populations.

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  • Margaret M. Weden, 2005. "LXPCT_2: Stata module to calculate multistate life expectancies," Statistical Software Components S453001, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s453001
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install lxpct_2". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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