Response to comment on "The plateau of human mortality Demography of longevity pioneers"

Elisabetta Barbi*, Francesco Lagona, Marco Marsili, James W. Vaupel, Kenneth W. Wachter

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Abstract

Beltrán-Sánchez et al based their comment on misleading calculations of the maximum survival age. With realistic numbers of people attaining age 105 and the estimated plateau, the Jeanne Calment record is indeed plausible.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberaav3229
JournalScience
Volume362
Issue number6412
ISSN0036-8075
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19. Oct 2018

Keywords

  • Demography
  • Humans
  • Life Expectancy
  • Longevity
  • Mortality
  • Population Dynamics

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