Impact of demographics on mortality

Does age structure of population impact mortality….?

Below chart shows linear regression over proportion of population 80 years or older vs overall mortality for the Swedish population for years 2002 – 2020.

Spot the outliers.

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2 Responses to Impact of demographics on mortality

  1. Brad and Rachel Forwell says:

    THIS IS AWESOME! And yes, the outliers can’t be missed; neither can the correlation coefficient.

    Well done.

    • Yes, it’s amazing when doing your own episdemics and finding that most if not all of “common knowledge” & “expert” opinion about that subject is false. The past 17 months have really killed any trust I previously might have had on expert opinion as well as on journalists.

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