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Table 9 Derivation of Smoothed Probability of Surviving and Smoothed Mortality Levels for Southern Nigeria

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

Age x l x(i) Probabilities of survivingl S(i) Logit{l x (i)} Logit{l x (s)} Logit{l x(l) Smoothed Probability of Surviving Smoothed Probability of Dying
Level 16 Level 17 Level 16.21
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
15-19 1 0.9231 0.91750 0.92764 0.91963 −1.24262 −1.21866 −1.23807 0.92245 0.07755
20-24 2 0.8940 0.89785 0.91162 0.90074 −1.06613 −1.10275 −1.12216 0.90416 0.09584
25-29 3 0.8910 0.88526 0.90101 0.88857 −1.05050 −1.03810 −1.05751 0.89235 0.10765
30-34 5 0.8893 0.86818 0.88633 0.87199 −1.04181 −0.95934 −0.97875 0.87626 0.12374
35-39 10 0.8683 0.84751 0.86868 0.85196 −0.94301 −0.87501 −0.89442 0.85679 0.14321
40-44 15 0.8705 0.83592 0.85853 0.84067 −0.95269 −0.83160 −0.85101 0.84580 0.15420
45-49 20 0.8338 0.82169 0.84564 0.82672 −0.80640 −0.78128 −0.80069 0.83221 0.16779
  1. lx(i): Probability of surviving for index population; lx(s): Probability of surviving for standard population.