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Table 3 Goodness-of-fit by approach: 20% sample and complete data up to 100 years of age

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

   Flexible relational Flexible Poisson
Residual Sum of Squaresa    
 All ages min 0.0E + 00 0.0E + 00
  mean 0.002 7.7E-05
  max 0.013 0.001
 Age 0–30 min 0.0E + 00 0.0E + 00
  mean 5.1E-06 2.4E-05
  max 1.1E-04 2.2E-04
 Age 31–79 min 0.0E + 00 0.0E + 00
  mean 0.002 4.2E-05
  max 0.012 0.001
 Age 80–99 min 0.0E + 00 0.0E + 00
  mean 1.0E-04 1.1E-05
  max 0.001 3.9E-04
Difference in life expectancyb at:
 Birth Min 0.320 0.001
Mean 0.498 0.069
Max 0.679 0.209
 Age 40 Min 0.259 2.0E-04
Mean 0.478 0.038
Max 0.650 0.154
  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