Table II  

   Alternative Representations of All Causes Mortality 
  Among White Males (N = 67,197) Who Worked in Oak Ridge 
                   Between 1943 and 1984

                         Birth Cohort 

           <1900     1905    1915     1925    1930 

       A - Maximim Likelihood Estimates)1 (alphas) 

  X10      2.07     2.06     1.77     1.54    1.03 
  TEC      2.26     2.24     2.23     2.23     .
  Y12      2.03     2.16     2.06     1.90    1.37
  K25      2.30     2.36     2.25     2.04    1.31
  MUL      2.24     2.21     2.12     1.90    0.98 
 
       B - Estimated Death Rate (per 1000) at Age 50

  X10      7.92     7.84     5.85     4.69    2.79
  TEC      9.57     9.37     9.31     9.26     .
  Y12      7.61     8.65     7.88     6.68    3.92
  K25     10.00    10.59     9.48     7.71    3.71
  MUL      9.37     9.15     8.37     6.67    2.67
 
       C - Estimated Median Survival Time at Age 50

  X10     26.11    26.22    29.49    32.04   38.17
  TEC     24.04    24.28    24.34    24.40     .
  Y12     26.55    25.14    26.16    28.00   34.12 
  K25     23.57    22.97    24.15    26.39   34.78 
  MUL     24.27    24.52    25.49    28.01   38.71

       D - SMR (L% Units)2

  X10     -19.6    -15.3    -36.7    -47.6   -83.9
  TEC      -1.3      2.0      8.7     19.0      .
  Y12     -22.4     -5.4     -7.3    -11.6   -50.5 
  K25       2.9     14.1     10.8      1.4   -55.7
  MUL      -3.1     -0.2     -1.5    -13.3   -87.6 

       E - SMR 

  X10      0.82     0.86     0.69     0.62    0.43 
  TEC      0.99     1.02     1.09     1.21     .
  Y12      0.80     0.95     0.93     0.89    0.60 
  K25      1.03     1.15     1.11     1.01    0.57
  MUL      0.97     1.00     0.99     0.88    0.42

  1. Based on the Gompertz regression function:

  2. Based on the external rate regression model:

    The estimates in Panel D represent the log SMR for each birth cohort/facility group.