J.D. van der Toorn (1997,1998)
A survival guide to survival rates
Updated October 1999

Table of contents

Introduction
Some definitions
Mathematical background
Presenting the data
Some real numbers
An example: The survival rate of the Särkänniemi dolphins
Average longevity vs. survival rates
Conclusion
Hints and tips
References
Appendix: Confidence intervals
Paper history
Survival rates toolkit

Survival rates toolkit

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