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Table 8 Derivation of Smoothed Probability of Surviving and Smoothed Mortality Levels for Northern Nigeria

From: Survival probability and predictors for woman experience childhood death in Nigeria: “analysis of north–south differentials”

Age x lx(i) Probabilities of surviving lS(i) Logit {lx(i)} Logit {lx(s)} Logit {lx(l) Smoothed Probability of Surviving Smoothed Probability of Dying
Level 12 Level 13 Level 12.77
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
15-19 1 0.8879 0.87255 0.88497 0.88211 −1.03473 −1.00628 −0.99529 0.87980 0.12020
20-24 2 0.8379 0.83620 0.85299 0.84913 −0.82134 −0.86390 −0.85291 0.84629 0.15371
25-29 3 0.8386 0.81397 0.83342 0.82900 −0.82392 −0.78928 −0.77829 0.82586 0.17414
30-34 5 0.7943 0.78466 0.80764 0.80236 −0.67552 −0.70056 −0.68957 0.79885 0.20115
35-39 10 0.7565 0.75097 0.77729 0.77124 −0.56679 −0.60766 −0.59667 0.76734 0.23266
40-44 15 0.7811 0.73375 0.76138 0.75503 −0.63604 −0.56281 −0.55182 0.75094 0.24906
45-49 20 0.7059 0.71487 0.74346 0.73688 −0.43778 −0.51491 −0.50392 0.73260 0.26740
  1. lx(i): Probability of surviving for index population; lx(s): Probability of surviving for standard population.