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Tests behind comparison of a sample's survival to that of the general population

In the literature there are often reports of comparisons of a sample's survival to that of the general population. Life and mortality tables are cited however the tests and statistical procedures ...
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Obtaining and defining a `ratetable` from a Cox P-H model for use in `survexp`

I'm currently trying to make some simple models of client lifetime value. I'm using the following simplified formula for some survival analysis on client values ...
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Life expectancy of home appliances

I hope this is the right place where to formulate this question. In a basic course in statistics we learn how to calculate the mean life time of an electronic device. Home appliances are electronic ...
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Compare survival of one population to the general population

I have the survival dataset of a population with a special disease. I´d like to compare this population with the general population to see whether this population has a decreased life-expectancy ...
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Calculating life expectancy in Stata

I've been looking for resources on calculation of life expectancy uising Stata. Combing Google results so far I've only been able to locate this module: LXPCT_2: Stata module to calculate ...