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Table 2 Goodness-of-fit by approach: 1% sample and abridged data up to 80 years of age

From: Multivariable flexible modelling for estimating complete, smoothed life tables for sub-national populations

   Elandt-Johnson Flexible relational Flexible Poisson
Residual Sum of Squaresa
 All ages min 0.001 0.003 2.8E-04
  mean 0.369 1.454 0.031
  max 5.866 8.914 0.607
 Age 0–30 min 1.7E-05 1.3E-06 1.5E-05
  mean 0.001 0.011 0.001
  max 0.024 6.867 0.011
 Age 31-79 min 4.2E-04 3.5E-04 1.7E-04
  mean 0.028 0.157 0.013
  max 0.322 0.860 0.158
 Age 80-99 min 3.1E-05 0.001 2.0E-05
  mean 0.340 1.286 0.018
  max 5.781 8.836 0.585
Difference in life expectancyb at:
 Birth Min 0.001 0.040 0.001
Mean 1.839 5.383 0.790
Max 11.649 13.540 4.155
 Age 40 Min 0.003 0.047 0.002
Mean 1.804 5.313 0.662
Max 11.829 13.379 3.843
  1. aMean, minimum and maximum difference in RSS across 100 simulated sets of deprivation-specific life tables compared to the reference tables
  2. bMean, minimum and maximum difference in life expectation (years) across 100 simulated sets of deprivation-specific life tables compared to the reference tables