Mortality by Year and Age

July 22, 2016

(This article was first published on R – Exegetic Analytics, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Taking another look at the data from the lifespan package. Plot below shows the evolution of mortality in the US as a function of year and age.


Also, following up on a suggestion from @robjohnnoble, population data have been included in the package.

> library(lifespan)
> tail(population)
    year  count
112 2011 310.50
113 2012 312.86
114 2013 315.18
115 2014 317.68
116 2015 320.22
117 2016 322.48

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