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From: "Roger Lovegrove" <>
Subject: Re: Ave. age at death
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 18:12:29 +0100
Charlie gave some very useful ways to think about ages of death. One
of the things he said was
> the GREAT difference between 1800s and today is that the death rate
> and young children has dropped. For average lifespan statistics, the
> mortality rate has been a controlling factor
Some time ago, I had a look at the ages of death for England/Wales
LOVEGROVE death registrations. For anyone who's interested in having a
quick peek, diagrams can be found on my website via
Personally, I think they are quite illuminating (but, then, I'm
biased!), and certainly support what Charlie was saying.
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