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    Is my model a good fit?

    Hello everyone, I am being tortured with the following problem... I have a set of crude mortality rates for ages 0 to 60. Let's call them Observed Rates. I use a smoothing technique (cubic spline regression) on the crude mortality rates and so smoothed mortality rates are produced for ages 0...
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    Interpolated Rates vs Initial Rates

    Hello everyone, I am currently into my postgraduate degree in Applied Biostatistics and I am trying to figure out an answer to the following issue: I have been given the below dataset: Age ----- Mortality Rate 0 ------------ 5% 10 ------------ 8% 20 ------------...