United States Mortality Database

Methods

The life table series published in the United States Mortality DataBase were produced using the methods of the Human Mortality Database with some adjustments where necessary.

For a Summary of these methods, see http://www.mortality.org/Public/Docs/MP-Summary.pdf.

For the Full Protocol, see http://www.mortality.org/Public/Docs/MethodsProtocol.pdf.

All adjustments to the HMD Methods Protocol are described in the USMDB Documentation File