Research Paper Volume 8, Issue 11 pp 3045—3064

On the heterogeneity of human populations as reflected by mortality dynamics


Figure 1. BIC values for different mortality models fitted to the Swedish 1890-1900 cohort mortality data. The fits by Gompertz, Makeham, Perks and Heligman-Pollard models and the fits by the model of heterogeneous population consisting of two to seven subpopulations are shown.