volume 15, issue S1, P73-89 2009
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700005523
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D. O. Forfar

Abstract: ABSTRACTThe mortality data (registered deaths and population size) over the years 1961–2007 for the population of England and Wales and for Scotland were obtained from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and from the Scottish Registrar General. This paper addresses the following questions:(i) Is there statistical evidence for a cohort effect (i.e. a generation effect separate from the period effect) being present in the data?(ii) Do both males and females exhibit similar cohort (generation) effects?(iii) …

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