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    "Number of Persons” Vs “Number of Person-years” in a Stationary Population

    I have learnt that the life table function nLx is the number of "person-years" lived by the cohort between ages x and x+n. But for stationary population, nLx is defined as the number of persons in the population who at any moment are living within the age interval (x, x+n). I don't...
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    Confidence interval for person time incidence rate

    Dear everyone, I would like to estimate a 95%CI of person time incidence rate (as 45 death per 10,000 person year) Anyone knows a way to estimate it ? Same question for Kaplan Meier estimate.. Thanks a lot for your help!
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    Events following Poisson Distribution including a fixed dead time

    Hi, Im trying to describe some events with the Poisson distribution and overall its a really good fit. There is however a slight error in the model since there is a dead time when every event is about to happen. Imagine for instance taking a picture with an oldfashioned polaroid camera...